Formula E Season 2 Winners and Losers

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PARIS, FRANCE - APRIL 23: Lucas Di Grassi of Brazil celebrates his victory as Sebastien Buemi (L) stands on the podium after the race of the FIA Formula E Paris ePrix on April 23, 2016 in Paris, France. (Photo by Pascal Le Segretain/WireImage)

The finale of the second season of the all-electric FIA Formula E championship takes place at Battersea Park inLondon this weekend for what will be the last hurrah at the venue in the famous city. Two of the three main protagonists from the first season – Sebastien Buemi and Lucas di Grassi both find themselves at the sharp end again this season, whilst reigning champion Nelson Piquet Jr has endured a torrid time in machinery clearly not up to the challenge. Other names have also featured, but it is just Buemi, di Grassi and Sam Bird (albeit only just) with a shout at securing the title this weekend. Of the 23 drivers who have raced this season, who has impressed and who has faltered?

Formula E Season 2 Winners and Losers

Four standout stars

Of the 23 to start a race this season, four have really stood out in terms of delivering strong drives consistently throughout the season. Points leader di Grassi is the only person to stand on the podium this season, albeit having one of those (a win at Mexico) taken away post-race. He took advantage of the Renaults having issues at Putrajaya to take a strong win there, and followed that up with two on the bounce (which would have been three had Mexico stood) at Long Beach and a dominant drive at Paris. Di Grassi being the leader with two races to go is somewhat surprising, considering that the ABT car has not been as quick as the Renault car this season at many of the events. Should di Grassi win the title this season, few could argue that it is thoroughly deserved.

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