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Jean-Eric Vergne, French driver for DS Virgin Racing, gave fans the hometown hero they wanted as he claimed a second place finish during the French capital’s first ever Formula E race.

Over the weekend, both DS Virgin Racing drivers impressed throughout practice sessions, and then delivered fantastic performances during Qualifying, which resulted in Sam Bird starting the race in Pole Position and Jean-Eric Vergne starting in third. Vergne narrowly missed second position, and whilst the team would have liked to have locked out the front row of the grid, they were left with an almost perfect starting position for the home race of DS Automobiles. Read More »

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As Formula E charges home to Europe, the first race on the European calendar is in the French capital of Paris, with a 1.93km city centre track around the iconic venue of Les Invalides. Home to DS Automobiles and DS Virgin Racing driver Jean-Eric Vergne, the Paris ePrix is an important race for the team as they continue to challenge for a leading position in the overall championship standings.

On 23 April, the French capital will welcome the FIA Formula E Championship for the first time. The event has already sold out, and with such great interest from local fans the exclusive city centre track in the heart of Paris promises to be a valuable addition to the series. Adding this famous city to the Formula E calendar, the promoters continue to fulfil their ideology of city centre racing. Read More »