sport news Antonio Felix Da Costa wins Marrakesh E-Prix to go top in Formula E standings 

Antonio Felix Da Costa wins Marrakesh E-Prix to go top in Formula E standings  Antonio Felix Da Costa won a pulsating Formula E E-Prix in Marrakesh   In doing so, he became fifth different winner from the first five races this season He climbs to the top of the standings after second places in Chile and Mexico  

By Will Jeanes For Mailonline

Published: 00:16 GMT, 1 March 2020 | Updated: 00:16 GMT, 1 March 2020

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Antonio Felix Da Costa won an exciting Marrakesh E-Prix to go top in the Formula E championship’s standings. The Portuguese driver is the fifth different winner in the first five races of the season.

Da Costa, who drives for DS Techeetah, had finished second in the previous two races of the season in Chile and Mexico but led from pole here to claim victory by the third-biggest winning margin in the sport’s history – 11.43 seconds.

Most of the drama happened behind him, however. A sensational battle for the other podium places saw German driver Maximilian Gunther overtake Da Costa’s team-mate Jean-Eric Vergne moments before the final corner to claim second place.

Antonio Felix Da Costa won an exciting Marrakesh E-Prix to go top in the Formula E standings

Antonio Felix Da Costa won an exciting Marrakesh E-Prix to go top in the Formula E standings

Meanwhile, New Zealand’s Mitch Evans, who had led the championship coming into this race, started at the back of the grid but climbed an astonishing 18 places to finish

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