Sebastien Buemi clinched e.Dams-Renault's first win of the Formula E season in the Julius Baer Punta del Este ePrix with Nelson Piquet Jr. and championship leader Lucas di Grassi completing the podium places.
Two of motorsports` most famous names start the first ever Formula E race for electric cars at opposite ends of the grid in Beijing Saturday, with Nicolas Prost taking pole position in Beijing and Bruno Senna second from last.
Twenty drivers, including India`s Karun Chandhok, representing 10 teams will kick-start the historic FIA Formula E championship, the world`s first fully-electric racing series, here Sunday when the 270bhp machines will run on a purpose-built circuit around the iconic Bird`s Nest stadium that was build for the 2012 Olympics.
E.Dams-Renault`s Sebastien Buemi set the fastest time of pre-season testing at Donington Park with a lap of 1:31.083s to finish two-tenths clear at the top of the timesheets for the second day in succession.
Williams` Formula One driver Bruno Senna collected the Lorenzo Bandini Trophy in the picturesque town of Brisighella, Italy, awarded to him for showing great promise at the beginning of his racing career.