Diriyah E-Prix: Best images from Friday’s race

Check out the best images as the Formula E circus ventured to Saudi Arabia for the Diriyah E-Prix, as season six kicked off. Click on the images above to cycle through them.

Oliver Turvey, NIO 333, NIO FE-005 Nico Müller, GEOX Dragon, Penske EV-4, Neel Jani, Porsche, Porsche 99x Electric out of the pit lane

Oliver Turvey, NIO 333, NIO FE-005 Nico Müller, GEOX Dragon, Penske EV-4, Neel Jani, Porsche, Porsche 99x Electric out of the pit lane
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Stoffel Vandoorne, Mercedes Benz EQ, EQ Silver Arrow 01, Nico Müller, GEOX Dragon, Penske EV-4

Stoffel Vandoorne, Mercedes Benz EQ, EQ Silver Arrow 01, Nico Müller, GEOX Dragon, Penske EV-4
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Photo by: Zak Mauger / Motorsport Images

Pascal Wehrlein, Mahindra Racing on the grid

Pascal Wehrlein, Mahindra Racing on the grid
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Brendon Hartley, Dragon Racing

Brendon Hartley, Dragon Racing
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Jérôme d'Ambrosio, Mahindra Racing on the grid

Jérôme d'Ambrosio, Mahindra Racing on the grid
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Mitch Evans, Jaguar Racing, Jaguar I-Type 4 talks to Mark Webber,Tag Heuer Porsche Ambassador

Mitch Evans, Jaguar Racing, Jaguar I-Type 4 talks to Mark Webber,Tag Heuer Porsche Ambassador
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Photo by: Andrew Ferraro / Motorsport Images

Andre Lotterer, Porsche, Porsche 99x Electric arrives to the grid

Andre Lotterer, Porsche, Porsche 99x Electric arrives to the grid
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Alejandro Agag, Chairman of Formula E, Toto Wolff, Team Principal of Mercedes AMG F1 Team

Alejandro Agag, Chairman of Formula E, Toto Wolff, Team Principal of Mercedes AMG F1 Team
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Photo by: Sam Bagnall / Motorsport Images

Jean-Eric Vergne, DS Techeetah, DS E-Tense FE20 arrives on the grid

Jean-Eric Vergne, DS Techeetah, DS E-Tense FE20 arrives on the grid
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Photo by: Simon Galloway / Motorsport Images

BMW I Andretti Motorsport grid person

BMW I Andretti Motorsport grid person
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Felipe Massa, Venturi

Felipe Massa, Venturi
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Antonio Felix da Costa, DS Techeetah, DS E-Tense FE20

Antonio Felix da Costa, DS Techeetah, DS E-Tense FE20
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Alexander Sims, BMW I Andretti Motorsports, BMW iFE.20, at the start of the race

Alexander Sims, BMW I Andretti Motorsports, BMW iFE.20, at the start of the race
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Photo by: Joe Portlock / Motorsport Images

Alexander Sims, BMW I Andretti Motorsports, BMW iFE.20 goes wide leading Stoffel Vandoorne, Mercedes Benz EQ, EQ Silver Arrow 01, Nyck De Vries, Mercedes Benz EQ, EQ Silver Arrow 01

Alexander Sims, BMW I Andretti Motorsports, BMW iFE.20 goes wide leading Stoffel Vandoorne, Mercedes Benz EQ, EQ Silver Arrow 01, Nyck De Vries, Mercedes Benz EQ, EQ Silver Arrow 01
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Pascal Wehrlein, Mahindra Racing, M6Electro

Pascal Wehrlein, Mahindra Racing, M6Electro
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Alexander Sims, BMW I Andretti Motorsports

Alexander Sims, BMW I Andretti Motorsports
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Robin Frijns, Virgin Racing, Audi e-tron FE06

Robin Frijns, Virgin Racing, Audi e-tron FE06
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James Calado, Jaguar Racing, Jaguar I-Type 4

James Calado, Jaguar Racing, Jaguar I-Type 4
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Jean-Eric Vergne, DS Techeetah, DS E-Tense FE20

Jean-Eric Vergne, DS Techeetah, DS E-Tense FE20
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Neel Jani, Porsche, Porsche 99x Electric

Neel Jani, Porsche, Porsche 99x Electric
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Alexander Sims, BMW I Andretti Motorsports, BMW iFE.20 Stoffel Vandoorne, Mercedes Benz EQ, EQ Silver Arrow 01, Nyck De Vries, Mercedes Benz EQ, EQ Silver Arrow 01

Alexander Sims, BMW I Andretti Motorsports, BMW iFE.20 Stoffel Vandoorne, Mercedes Benz EQ, EQ Silver Arrow 01, Nyck De Vries, Mercedes Benz EQ, EQ Silver Arrow 01
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Robin Frijns, Virgin Racing, Audi e-tron FE06

Robin Frijns, Virgin Racing, Audi e-tron FE06
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Sébastien Buemi, Nissan e.Dams, Nissan IMO2 leadsDaniel Abt, Audi Sport ABT Schaeffler, Audi e-tron FE06, Mitch Evans, Jaguar Racing, Jaguar I-Type 4

Sébastien Buemi, Nissan e.Dams, Nissan IMO2 leadsDaniel Abt, Audi Sport ABT Schaeffler, Audi e-tron FE06, Mitch Evans, Jaguar Racing, Jaguar I-Type 4
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Pascal Wehrlein, Mahindra Racing, M6Electro locking up

Pascal Wehrlein, Mahindra Racing, M6Electro locking up
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Daniel Abt, Audi Sport ABT Schaeffler, Audi e-tron FE06

Daniel Abt, Audi Sport ABT Schaeffler, Audi e-tron FE06
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Stoffel Vandoorne, Mercedes Benz EQ, EQ Silver Arrow 01

Stoffel Vandoorne, Mercedes Benz EQ, EQ Silver Arrow 01
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The Safety Car Sam Bird, Virgin Racing, Audi e-tron FE06

The Safety Car Sam Bird, Virgin Racing, Audi e-tron FE06
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Stoffel Vandoorne, Mercedes Benz EQ, EQ Silver Arrow 01 Andre Lotterer, Porsche, Porsche 99x Electric

Stoffel Vandoorne, Mercedes Benz EQ, EQ Silver Arrow 01 Andre Lotterer, Porsche, Porsche 99x Electric
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Maximilian Gunther, BMW I Andretti Motorsports, BMW iFE.20 Jean-Eric Vergne, DS Techeetah, DS E-Tense FE20, Robin Frijns, Virgin Racing, Audi e-tron FE06

Maximilian Gunther, BMW I Andretti Motorsports, BMW iFE.20 Jean-Eric Vergne, DS Techeetah, DS E-Tense FE20, Robin Frijns, Virgin Racing, Audi e-tron FE06
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Felipe Massa, Venturi, EQ Silver Arrow 01 Sébastien Buemi, Nissan e.Dams, Nissan IMO2, Daniel Abt, Audi Sport ABT Schaeffler, Audi e-tron FE06

Felipe Massa, Venturi, EQ Silver Arrow 01 Sébastien Buemi, Nissan e.Dams, Nissan IMO2, Daniel Abt, Audi Sport ABT Schaeffler, Audi e-tron FE06
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Oliver Rowland, Nissan e.Dams, Nissan IMO2 Maximilian Gunther BMW I Andretti Motorsports, BMW iFE.20, Jean-Eric Vergne, DS Techeetah, DS E-Tense FE20

Oliver Rowland, Nissan e.Dams, Nissan IMO2 Maximilian Gunther BMW I Andretti Motorsports, BMW iFE.20, Jean-Eric Vergne, DS Techeetah, DS E-Tense FE20
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Sam Bird, Virgin Racing, Audi e-tron FE06

Sam Bird, Virgin Racing, Audi e-tron FE06
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Fans watch the on track action from the grandstand

Fans watch the on track action from the grandstand
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Sam Bird, Virgin Racing, Audi e-tron FE06, 1st position

Sam Bird, Virgin Racing, Audi e-tron FE06, 1st position
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Andre Lotterer, Porsche celebrates on the podium

Andre Lotterer, Porsche celebrates on the podium
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Stoffel Vandoorne, Mercedes Benz EQ climbs out of his car on the podium

Stoffel Vandoorne, Mercedes Benz EQ climbs out of his car on the podium
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Sam Bird, Virgin Racing, 1st position

Sam Bird, Virgin Racing, 1st position
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Race winner Sam Bird, Virgin Racing celebrates with Sylvain Filippi, Managing Director, Envision Virgin Racing, his team on the podium

Race winner Sam Bird, Virgin Racing celebrates with Sylvain Filippi, Managing Director, Envision Virgin Racing, his team on the podium
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Race winner Sam Bird, Virgin Racing on the podium with Andre Lotterer, Porsche, 2nd position, Stoffel Vandoorne, Mercedes Benz EQ, 3rd position

Race winner Sam Bird, Virgin Racing on the podium with Andre Lotterer, Porsche, 2nd position, Stoffel Vandoorne, Mercedes Benz EQ, 3rd position
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Race winner Sam Bird, Virgin Racing celebrates on the podium

Race winner Sam Bird, Virgin Racing celebrates on the podium
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Podium: Race Winner Sam Bird, Virgin Racing, Second position Andre Lotterer, Porsche, Third position Stoffel Vandoorne, Mercedes

Podium: Race Winner Sam Bird, Virgin Racing, Second position Andre Lotterer, Porsche, Third position Stoffel Vandoorne, Mercedes
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Andre Lotterer, Porsche, celebrates on the podium Sam Bird, Virgin Racing, on the podium

Andre Lotterer, Porsche, celebrates on the podium Sam Bird, Virgin Racing, on the podium
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Race Winner Sam Bird, Envision Virgin Racing, Audi e-tron FE06

Race Winner Sam Bird, Envision Virgin Racing, Audi e-tron FE06
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