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The unluckiest driver in a race of chaos

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Formula E's tense but calm season opener in Saudi Arabia was followed by a chaotic second race. Plenty of drivers were left to rue unfortunate outcomes, but there is one racer that will be feeling particularly hard done by.

It had all been going so well.

Formula E's season-opening race was a tight, tactical affair, with Envision Virgin Racing's Sam Bird coming out on top after a scintillating display of incisive passing and solid energy management.

For the first eight laps of the second event in Saudi Arabia last weekend, it appeared as if a repeat show was on the cards. Then all hell broke loose.

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Series Formula E
Event Diriyah E-prix II
Author Alex Kalinauckas