The 2019-20 Formula E season should have been one of stability and sustained growth. The Gen2 car was about to embark on its sophomore campaign, while automotive giants Mercedes and Porsche were ready to take their place at the all-electric table.
Instead, the global pandemic dominated events. No fewer than nine rounds were cancelled and the series itself was officially suspended for three months. It would resume eventually, but via an exhausting nine-day and six-race finale all held at the Tempelhof Airport in Berlin.
There emerged FE's fifth different champion from its six seasons, Antonio Felix da Costa proving supreme once he'd settled at now double teams' title winner DS Techeetah.