Dutch driver Nyck de Vries won the System E planet championship as rivals crashed out of the season’s closing race in Berlin on Sunday, with Mercedes also taking the teams’ title.
De Vries concluded eighth in a race at the capital’s old Tempelhof airport that was won by Frenchman Norman Nato for Venturi, his initially victory in the all-electrical sequence.
That remaining Mercedes driver de Vries on 99 factors, 7 apparent of Venturi’s Swiss racer Eduardo Mortara who retired at the commence when he smashed into the again of Mitch Evans’s barely going Jaguar.
Neither driver was damage and Evans also retired on the location with the race crimson-flagged.
Other championship contender Jake Dennis, for BMW i Andretti, also crashed out soon after the re-commence.
The series’ seventh season is the very first provided total entire world championship position by the governing Worldwide Vehicle Federation (FIA).
Nissan’s Oliver Rowland concluded 2nd in the next of two Berlin races with Mercedes Stoffel Vandoorne 3rd.
Mercedes ended with 181 factors to Jaguar’s 177.
“It is been such a tricky season with highs and lows and everybody was variety of in the identical boat. Every little thing came down to the very last race,” claimed de Vries, who started out 13th on the grid.
“I believe we experienced a whole lot of fortune on our facet today with almost everything that occurred. I’m happy that anyone is Okay with the incident at the begin.
“I consider we drove an amazing race, we had truly superior pace in the vehicle but at the similar time I felt like a target as properly…I just wanted to convey it home.”