Daniel Abt scorched to his second pole position in Formula E after topping the Super Pole shootout in Mexico City by two-tenths of a second.

Racing for the Audi-backed ABT Schaeffler team, Abt finished second-quickest in the initial heats, narrowly trailing NextEV NIO's Oliver Turvey.

The pair went head-to-head for pole after both making it through to the final shootout, with Abt laying down an initial benchmark of 1:02.712 for Turvey to follow.

Despite putting together an impressive lap, Turvey fell 0.156 seconds short and was left to settle for second, giving Abt his second pole position in Formula E.

Maro Engel put in an impressive display for Venturi to qualify third ahead of DS Virgin Racing's Jose Maria Lopez, while Techeetah's Jean-Eric Vergne was frustrated in fifth after a scruffy Super Pole lap.

Nick Heidfeld narrowly missed out on a place in Super Pole, qualifying sixth after topping the opening group. Sam Bird ended up seventh for DS Virgin Racing ahead of Antonio Felix da Costa, with a frustrated Jerome d'Ambrosio following in ninth after being blocked by Adam Carroll on his hot lap.

Following his overnight jaunt from Monza, championship leader Sebastien Buemi looked as sharp as ever after leading both practice sessions, only for an early group draw to limit him in qualifying. The Swiss driver struggled on a dirty track in Q1, leaving him to qualify 10th. Title rival Lucas di Grassi was also hindered, ending up 18th overall.

Felix Rosenqvist struggled to 11th for Mahindra, edging out Venturi's Stephane Sarrazin. Formula E debutant Esteban Gutierrez impressed to finish his first qualifying session 13th, with Carroll and Jaguar team-mate Mitch Evans following in P14 and P15 respectively.

Nico Prost found himself caught out by a red flag in Q3 caused by Loic Duval, with just one lap of warm-up limiting him to P16 overall. Robin Frijns followed in 17th ahead of di Grassi and Nelson Piquet Jr. as Duval propped up the running order.

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