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10 June 2018: Sam closes in on Formula E title hunt with Zurich podium

Second-place finish for Briton as racing returns to Switzerland after 64 years Result reduces Formula E title deficit to 23 points with two rounds remaining DS Virgin Racing head to season finale fighting for both teams' & drivers' championship DS Virgin Racing's Sam Bird reduced the FIA Formula E cha...

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6 May 2018: Spa podium for Sam as WEC Super Season begins

Sam Bird and his AF Corse team-mate Davide Rigon overcame the odds to snatch a late-race GTE Pro podium as the Super Season of the World Endurance Championship opened with the Six Hours of Spa Francorchamps. A challenging Balance of Performance (BoP) configuration meant that all the Ferrari 488 GTEs in the race were at a...

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29 April 2018: Paris podium keeps Sam in championship hunt

DS Virgin Racing’s Sam Bird secured third place in a dramatic Formula E Paris E-Prix, clinching the final podium place on the last corner of the last lap. The result means the team maintains its momentum in the all-electric championship, lying second in both the team and the driver standings. Sam, winner of the...

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15 April 2018: Victory for Sam in Formula E's Rome debut

Sam Bird took a historic victory in the inaugural Formula E race in Rome, resisting late charges by Mitch Evans and Lucas di Grassi to clinch victory. "I sit here very proud to be the winner of the first-ever Rome E-Prix," said the DS Virgin Racing driver afterwards. "As an event, the crowd was massive,...

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18 March 2018: Sam dedicates Punta del Este podium to Henry Hope-Frost

Sam earned an emotional podium in Formula E's Punta del Este E-Prix, dedicating his success to Henry Hope-Frost, whose recent death shocked and saddened the world of motorsport. He said: "Last week, Britain lost an amazing journalist - a great man who brought so much energy and fever to others. It’s not a win,...

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4 December 2017: Sam kicks off Formula E campaign with Hong Kong victory

Sam Bird emerges from the electrifying season-opening Hong Kong Formula E double-header as championship leader following an against-the-odds victory in the opening race. Qualifying second, the DS Virgin Racing driver made a bold move up the inside of the turn six hairpin to seize the lead from TECHEETAH's Jean-Eric Vergn...

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