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Formula E: Sam Bird penalized; Edoardo Mortara wins Hong Kong ePrix

What a duel for the victory in Hong Kong - and in the midst of it, the German André Lotterer. Throughout the race, he delivers an exciting fight with Sam Bird, repeatedly interrupted by safety car phases. After a mistake by Bird, Lotterer slips through.

But the Brit does not give up. He knocks several times. In the last lap, the decisive attack - and it goes wrong: The Briton slits Lotterer on the right rear tire. Bird wins, Lotterer even drops out. After four hours, the race director gives Bird a penalty - he drops back to sixth place.

The victory therefore inherits Edoardo Mortara. It is the first success for the Venturi team in Formula E, whose team boss Susi Wolff is the wife of Mercedes Sporting Director Toto Wolff.

Full results:

Hong Kong ePrix
1. Edoardo Mortara (Venturi)
2. Lucas di Grassi (Audi Sport Abt Schaeffler)
3. Robin Frijns (Virgin Audi)
4. Daniel Abt (Audi Sport Abt Schaeffler)
5. Felipe Massa (Venturi)
6. Sam Bird (Virgin Audi)
7. Mitch Evans (Jaguar)
8. Gary Paffett (HWA-Venturi)
9. Oliver Turvey (Nio)
10. Antonio Felix da Costa (BMW-Andretti)

Drivers' Championship
1. Sam Bird (GBR) 54
2. Jérôme D'Ambrosio (BEL) 53
3. Lucas di Grassi (BRA) 52
4. Edoardo Mortara (SUI) 52
5. Antonio Felix da Costa (POR) 48
6. Robin Frijns (NED) 44
7. Mitch Evans (NZL) 36
8. Daniel Abt (GER) 34
9. Pascal Wehrlein (GER) 30
10. André Lotterer (GER) 29
11. Jean-Eric Vergne (FRA) 28
12. Alexander Sims (GBR) 18
13. Sébastien Buemi (SUI) 15
14. Felipe Massa (BRA) 14
15. Oliver Rowland (GBR) 6
16. Oliver Turvey (GBR) 6
17. Gary Paffett (GBR) 4
18. Stoffel Vandoorne (BEL) 3
19. José María López (ARG) 2
20. Nelson Piquet jr. (BRA) 1
21. Maximilian Günther (GER) 0
22. Tom Dillmann (FRA) 0
23. Felipe Nasr (BRA) 0
24. Felix Rosenqvist (SWE) 0
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