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Jake Dennis, Andretti Autosport, 1st position, celebrates in Parc Ferme
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Formula E Rome ePrix II
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How Dennis conquered Rome to lay siege to the Formula E title

A Kiwi counter-offensive from Nick Cassidy and Mitch Evans left Jake Dennis under fire after the opener in the Rome E-Prix double-header, but his fortunes transformed when intra-national friendly fire and superior performance enabled the British driver to charge towards the Formula E title

On a weekend when Formula E championship rivals collided, a multi-car accident wiped out nearly half the field and a clear title favourite emerged after a virtuoso performance, it was fitting that with its gladiatorial heritage, Rome should prove to be the venue. 

While Jake Dennis has not claimed this year’s title just yet, the Briton firmly placed one hand on the crown after his performance across the scorching Rome E-Prix double-header, despite at one stage losing the championship lead he held coming into the event. 

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