The French Jean-Eric Vergne (Techeetah) prevailed in the Paris ePrix, the eighth date of the 2017/2018 championship of the Formula E. The podium was completed by the Brazilian Lucas di Grassi (Audi Sport ABT) and English Sam bird (DS Virgin Racing).
Vergne, who thus added his third victory of the season after those achieved in Santiago de Chile and Punta del Este (Uruguay), consolidated with this great result at the head of the contest.
“Winning my home race in Paris is the best victory of my career. I can't describe it in other words ", explained the Frenchman, who started from pole position.
The Cordoba Jose Maria Lopez (Dragon Racing) added points again after finishing tenth. Pechito started from tenth position and remained in the Top 10 despite pressure from other rivals. After 49 laps he crossed the finish line more than 20 seconds behind the winner.
In the championship, Vergne has 147 points against Bird's 116, who appears as the only one who can give him strength. While López is 16th with 14 goals. The next date will be May 19 in Berlin (Germany).