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A total of 19 drivers took part in the first round of qualifying for the season finale in Seoul

Cut To The Race Podcast’s Most Recent Episode As both championships heat up, Antonio Felix Da Costa claimed pole position for the season finale in Seoul.
Edoardo Mortara finished first in Group A with a time of 1:21.770. Stoffel Vandoorne, the championship leader, finished second in 1:21.811. Robin Frijns finished third with a 1:21.834, while Lucas Di Grassi qualified for the final duel with a 1:21.885.
Group A was eliminated.
Sette Sergio Nyck de Vries, Camara
Cassidy, Nick
Nato, Norman
Rowland, Oliver
Turvey, Oliver
Sims, Alexander
B Group
Jake Dennis set the fastest time in Group B with a 1:21.673, while Antonio Felix Da Costa came in second with a 1:21.718. Jean-Eric Vergne finished third with a 1:21.767, while Dan Ticktum finished fourth with a 1:21.801, advancing to his first duel of the season. Mitch Evans was knocked out of the championship round after hitting the wall in the stadium section.

THIS COULD BE A GAME-CHANGER IN THE CHAMPIONSHIP!

@mitchevans_ will miss the Duels as @JaguarRacing focuses on the race, our season finale where the World Champion will be determined!
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Group B was eliminated.
Gunther, Maximillan
Askew, Oliver
Evans, Mitch
Wehrlein, Pascal
Lotterer, Andre
Buemi, Sebastien
Fenestraz, Sacha
One-quarter finals
Ticktum and Mortara were the first to square off in the duels. Ticktum was the first to take to the track, but after a lock-up, he set a 1:21.611. This, however, was insufficient to advance him to the semi-finals, as Mortara set a 1:21.229. Also see
Second Qualifying Round
Vandoorne and Vergne went head to head next. Vergne was the first to take to the track, and after a mistake at the start of the lap, he set a 1:22.642, which saw him eliminated. With a time of 1:21.260, Vandoorne advanced to the semi-finals.
Three Quarter-Finals
The next matchup was between Frijns and Da Costa. Frijns was the first to take to the track, clocking a 1:21.194. Da Costa advanced to the semi-finals after recording the fastest time of the session so far, 1:20.920.
Final Four Qualifying
The final quarter-final matchup was between Di Grassi and Dennis. Di Grassi took to the track first, setting a 1:21.209. This, however, was not enough to see him through to the semi-finals as Dennis set a strong 1:21.035.
Semi-Final One Vandoorne and Mortara were the first to go head-to-head in the semi-finals. Vandoorne took to the track first, setting a 1:21.069. This, however, wasn’t enough to see him through to the final as Mortara set an astonishing 1:20.913.
Semi-Final Two
Dennis and Da Costa were the final pairing to face off in the semi-finals. Dennis took to the track first, setting a 1:21.050, however this saw him eliminated as he was marginally beaten by Da Costa. Da Costa set an incredible 1:20.925 seeing himself through to the final.
Final
Da Costa and Mortara were the final pairing to take to the track and face off. Da Costa was unable to be beaten by Mortara as he saw himself take pole position for Formula E’s 100th race.

RACE 100 QUALIFYING RESULTS* ⤵️
The starting grid for the season finale is set. Here’s how our grid lines up for Round 16!
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— ABB FIA Formula E World Championship (@FIAFormulaE) August 14, 2022

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