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Why Formula E title success felt so different to F2

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OPINION: The 2021 Formula E campaign was wide open until the final race after its most unpredictable season yet. Eventual champion Nyck de Vries explains why this made his title-winning experience such a different experience to conquering F2 in 2019

The truth is, I’m still waiting to fully reflect on last season and becoming the 2021 Formula E drivers’ world champion. There wasn’t much time for a hangover the Monday morning after I won it in Berlin because I had to catch a plane to Le Mans and switch my focus. Then when I went on holiday – given all the rumours about my future, it couldn’t not get to me. The phone was ringing all the time.

So there hasn’t been time off, but that’s fine. I really love what I’m doing and I’m truly grateful. I also believe it makes me a better driver to race in different cars, in different championships and to work with different people. But I won’t deny that I’m also looking forward to winter and some time off.

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