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Formula E CEO Alejandro Agag Recaps Inaugural Season, Looks Ahead To Year Two

Published in SportsBusiness Daily Global on 07 / 30 / 15

The inaugural Formula E season ended in dramatic fashion when Nelson Piquet Jr. beat out Sébastien Buemi by a single point for the drivers' title in the final ePrix at London's Battersea Park. Although the team missed out on the drivers' championship in late June, Buemi's e.dams Renault team ...

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Tags: Leagues and Governing Bodies, Europe, United Kingdom

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