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5 September 2017: Sam confirmed for new DS Virgin Formula E campaign

DS Virgin Racing has confirmed that Sam will return to race for them in the 2017-18 FIA Formula E season. Sam, who has contested every one of the team's 33 starts in the series, will continue a long-standing association that has seen him secure five wins and nine podiums to make him the third all-time Formula E point...

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3 September 2017: Pole and second place for Sam in the Six Hours of Mexico

Ferrari and Sam Bird continued their challenge for GTE Pro honours with a pole position and a podium in the Six Hours of Mexico, the fifth round of the FIA World Endurance Championship. A race-long duel with the #95 Aston Martin Racing Vantage saw the #71 AF Corse 488 GTE, crewed by Davide Rigon and Sam Bird, cross the l...

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17 July 2017: Double victory for Sam and DS Virgin in New York

DS Virgin Racing's Sam Bird made history by becoming the first ever winner of a car race in New York City – and then he did it all over again the next day to sweep the honours in Formula E's double-header New York ePrix. In front of a packed Brooklyn crowd and DS Virgin founder Sir Richard Branson, Sam clinched v...

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7 May 2017: Sam Bird and Ferrari triumph in Spa

Sam Bird helped Ferrari pull off a resounding one-two in the GTE-Pro class at the 6 Hours of Spa-Francorchamps, crossing the line first after a thrilling battle between the two AF Corse 488 GTEs. Sam and Davide Rigon in the #71 car triumphed in a close fight with the #51 car of team-mates Alessandro Pier Guidi and Jame...

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3 April 2017: DS Virgin advance thanks to podium for Sam

DS Virgin Racing moved up to third in the Formula E standings thanks to a podium by Sam in a tense and dramatic race at the Autodromo Hermanos Rodriguez in Mexico City. The closing stages of the race saw Sam and team-mate Jose Maria Lopez in a chasing pack hunting down leaders Lucas di Grassi and Jerome D'Ambrosio, who h...

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