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Barnard’s Points Is Your Winning Moment From The 2024 Berlin Double-Header

Berlin Double-Header: A Formula E Spectacle

Berlin witnessed another thrilling double-header, serving up a points-scoring extravaganza for Taylor Barnard and Edoardo Mortara, while Antonio Felix da Costa secured a historic home win for TAG Heuer Porsche.

Barnard’s Breakthrough

NEOM McLaren’s Taylor Barnard, filling in for the injured Sam Bird, made a remarkable debut, becoming the youngest-ever points scorer in Formula E history. Stepping onto the grand stage, the 19-year-old impressed with two points-scoring finishes in Berlin, clinching 10th and 8th positions.

Da Costa Dominates

Antonio Felix da Costa delivered a crucial victory on Sunday for TAG Heuer Porsche, triumphing despite starting from 10th on the grid. His win marked Porsche’s first home victory in Formula E, securing da Costa’s record for the most wins at Tempelhof.

Cassidy’s Consistency

Nick Cassidy showcased his resilience, staging a remarkable comeback from 21st on the grid to seize victory on Saturday. The Jaguar TCS Racing driver demonstrated his prowess in energy management, securing the championship lead with a second-place finish on Sunday.

Mortara’s Mahindra Milestone

Mahindra’s Edoardo Mortara turned the team’s fortunes around with a pole position and crucial points in Berlin. Mortara’s hard-fought eighth-place finish marked Mahindra’s first points of the season, sparking celebrations in the garage.

Rowland’s Remarkable Run

Oliver Rowland showcased fearless racing in Berlin, securing podium finishes on both race days for Nissan. Despite enduring battles on track, Rowland’s determination kept him in the title contention, highlighting his prowess in pack racing.

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