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Nissan e.dams has kicked off its electric street racing championship campaign with an impressive points haul as the first ever Japanese brand in the series.

20 Dec 2018 | International News : Japan

Nissan debuted as the newest manufacturer to join the championship with Swiss racer Sebastien Buemi and British driver Oliver Rowland finishing sixth and seventh respectively in the opening round of the series - the Ad Diriyah ePrix.

Weekend highlights for Nissan included Buemi qualifying third fastest and running as high as second in the race at the start. Rowland gained seven spots in the race after qualifying 14th and Nissan e.dams finished its debut weekend sitting in fourth place in the points.

"After more than two years of planning and building our Formula E programme, everyone at Nissan is very proud to come away from our first race with such a strong result," said Michael Carcamo, Nissan's Global Motorsports Director.

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