Paris ePrix: Pascal Weihrlein grabs pole position ahead of Brit Oliver Rowland

PASCAL WEIHRLEIN stormed to pole position in Paris as Brit Oliver Rowland will start second.

Rowland outperformed his Nissan teammate and former FE champion Sebastien Buemi who starts third alongside Virgin driver Robin Frijns.

This is Weihrlein's second pole position of the season in his rookie season after being fastest in Mexico.


Weihrlein said: "Really happy, a big improvement from the whole team, a strong performance.

Also Jerome [D'Ambrosio] was also in Super Pole, so they have done an amazing job.

"The last few races were a bit more difficult, so we are really happy to bounce back here

"Now we have to finish the job in the race."


Defending champion Jean-Eric Vergne and British title contender Sam Bird both start outside of the top ten after heavily criticising the season's qualifying format.

Parisian Vergne starts his home race in 14th ahead of Bird in 15th.

Both drivers struggled in group 2 after previously complaining about the difficulties and drawbacks of previously being the first on track in Group 1 in previous races.

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