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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 y

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 l

29 April 2018
Paris podium keeps Sam in championship hunt
DS Virgin Racing’s Sam Bird secured third place in a dramatic Formula E Pa

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, resist

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

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


1 October 2012

Sam upbeat after hard fought Paul Ricard podium

Sam Bird“Another difficult weekend for us”, reflected Sam after the penultimate weekend of the 2012 World Renault by Series Championship.

“Our car was quick in dry conditions but really not good in the wet. To be honest, the podium finish flatters us a little as our package was not competitive but I’m pleased to be able to give the team some small reward for their tireless efforts. Scoring points in both races means that we live to fight another day.”

“For sure, Jules (Bianchi) and Robin (Frijns) are statistically favourites over me to win the title now but statistics will count for little on the day. Anything can happen. I am within striking distance so they can’t afford any slip-ups.

“I know what I need to do in Barcelona and in many ways, my mindset will be easier than theirs. I’m looking forward to it.”