Formula E: Antonio Felix Da Costa wins Marrakesh ePrix while Max Gunther steals second-place on last lap – The Sun

ANTONIO FELIX DA COSTA cruised to victory in Marrakesh while chaos ensued behind him on the last lap.

FE's youngest winner Max Gunther provided more late drama after snatching second from two-time champion Jean-Eric Vergne on the final lap.

Gunther, who won in Chile on the last lap, sold Vergne with a dummy after being on the reigning champions' tale for the latter stages of the race.

Vergne put in a valiant effort after missing practice on Friday due to illness and after not feeling well on race day he managed to fight from 11th to third.

Da Costa now leads the drivers' championship, 11 points ahead of Jaguar's Mitch Evans in second place.

Da Costa said: "I had to play a bit of a brave card in there, I let Gunther get super close at one point.

"I think we have been planning in our mind and the amazing preparation back home, all the guys in Paris.

"We do a lot of hard work and it has paid off, that one slaps! It was really cool.

"I have to say to Vergne, hats off.

"This guy had a tough week, so hats off to him, he's had a hard day, i think he is still struggling right now.

"But he pulled a podium for the team so well done."

Jaguar's Evans recovered from a woeful error in qualifying and fought from the back of the grid to sixth place – climbing 18 places.

The Kiwi was started at the back after an embarrassing miscalculation saw him fail to set a qualifying time.

Meanwhile celebrities Ellie Goulding and Rafferty Law appeared as special guests at the Marrakesh ePrix.

Goulding jumped in a race suit and sat in a racecar as British driver Sam Bird showed her the ropes inside the cockpit.

Formula E chief Alejandro Agag also gave the singer a hot lap in the safety car which is a BMW i8.

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