Buemi on pole in Berlin

Sebastien Buemi will start on pole for the Berlin E-Prix after an impressive qualifying lap.

The Swiss driver secured his first pole position this season, and will now aim to take his first victory in the series for two years.

The Nissan e.Dams driver was fifth out in Superpole and set a lap of 1:07.295 to secure his place at the front of the grid.

Buemi was second quickest in the group stage, 0.003 seconds behind Stoffel Vandoorne but managed to find more pace in Superpole to finish above the German driver.

HWA was the surprise package of qualifying as both drivers made it through to Superpole.

Vandoorne’s lap of 1:07.693, put him on the front row to start his home race from second. Brit Gary Paffett put in a time of 1:07.783 to secure fourth. Lucas Di Grassi split the top HWA drivers and will start third. 

Two more British drivers joined Paffett in Superpole. Alexander Lynn setting the fifth quickest time in qualifying with Alexander Sims 0.722 seconds behind him to qualify in sixth but will drop five positions on the grid. 

No drivers from group 2 made it through to Superpole. Daniel Abt was quickest in the group with a lap of 1:07.953 but narrowly missed out to Lucas Di Grassi by 0.027 seconds. The German driver qualified seventh. 

Andre Lotterer will start his home race at the back of the grid. After being quickest in FP2 yesterday, he only set a lap of 1:12.568 in qualifying. The DS techeetah driver failed to cross the line in time in Group 1 to start a 250kW lap.

Jean-Eric Vergne just made it into the top 10, the race winner from last time out in Monaco qualified in 9th.

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