Heidfeld tried to follow Bird past Rosenqvist when the Briton nicked the lead, and although he failed he shadowed his team-mate throughout.
Red Bull Formula 1 protege Pierre Gasly caught the pair at the end, and the three concertinaed through the final corner - with Gasly throwing his Renault e.dams around the outside of Heidfeld. He did make it across the finish line though, in fourth place.
But Gasly made a mistake and ran wide and damaged the front end of the auto.
Bird held on to win from Jean-Eric Vergne by 1.3 seconds and the Frenchman's Techeetah team mate Stéphane Sarrazin.
Daniel Abt once again out qualified his team-mate Lucas di Grassi, but the Brazilian will be hoping he can make progress through the field from ninth in an attempt to make the most of Sebastien Buemi's absence this weekend. "Hats off to DS Virgin Racing for giving what was the best vehicle they've ever given me".
Shahid, Alia win best actors at IIFA 2017
In addition to all the previous awards it won this year, Neerja won the biggest award of the night, Best Film award. The award for Best Music Direction went to Pritam while Varun Dhawan won the award for Best Actor In Comic Role .
Queen Confirm Details About Freddie Mercury Biopic
The movie will begin pre-production next week in the United Kingdom , and shooting will begin in London in September. BAFTA Award victor and Academy Award nominee, Anthony McCarten wrote the script for " Bohemian Rhapsody ".
In Wake Of Brexit Merkel Vows To Strengthen EU
French President Emmanuel Macron said in an interview published Thursday that Germany had to move on investment. Merkel's conservatives and the SPD now govern in a grand coalition but Schulz is not a minister.
Pak Army to finalise Jadhav's fate soon
ICJ had also requested Pakistan to grant India consular access to Jadhav, which has still not been allowed by Pakistan. The International Court halted Pakistani Corurt's decision in The Hague and staying his execution indefinately.