Maximilian Guenther claimed pre-season bragging rights for the BMW Andretti Formula E team by setting the fastest time on the final day of testing at the Circuit Ricardo Tormo in Valencia. But while the German could be pleased with maintaining his place at the top of the pile from the 2019 tests, whether it provides an accurate form guide for the season ahead is questionable.
Meanwhile there were plenty of old faces in new places to provide intrigue, new technology was on show and there were significant off-track developments in the political sphere too. Here's what we learned.
1. Valencia keeps the guessing game alive
As Autosport explained last week, Formula E's pre-season testing venue is unrepresentative of the tracks you'll find on the calendar. It's conventional as circuits go, fast and flowing and smooth, but precisely because of this it's not comparable to the tight and bumpy layouts the championship frequents.