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Formula One: Sam Bird was left with Santiago's demanding E-Prix at Parque O'Higgins | sporty

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Sebastian Beltran United Nations Agency

on Formula E He experienced his second experience in our country this Saturday after E-Prix de SantiagoThe third day of the world championship in the category that won the British Sam Bird, with a time of 47 minutes, 2 seconds and 511 cents.

It was a tough test that was played in the Oganes Higgins Park's 2.4 kilometer, which, besides designing difficulties, had the extreme heat variable that affected Santiago (a 49-degree passenger sense). pilots), in addition to the dirt and peculiarities of the track that mixes parts of cement with the asphalt. A cocktail that made pilots more difficult.

In this context, Bird – from the Virgin Racing team – was consistent after taking the first place after Sebastien Buemi hit his car and had to leave the race when he led. In addition, the British resisted the harassment of Mahindra's pilot Pascal Warleigh, who tried to take advantage of the "attack mode" without success and ended in 6.489 seconds. Third was another Brit, Alexander Sims (BMW I Andretti), at 8,590.

It was a race with several dropouts, including Portuguese Antonio Da Costa (BMW Andretti) and the French Jean-Eric Verne (Techeetah), who came second and third in the overall table.

The bird not only scored the victory but also enjoyed the joy of the championship, as he is now the leader with 43 points. After that, Jerome D'Ambrose (Mahindra) with 41 points and Antonio Felix Da Costa (BMW I Andretti), with 28 points.

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