The Formula E Championship
Formula E is centered around three core values of Energy, Environment and Entertainment fusing engineering, technology, sport, science, design, music and entertainment – all combining to drive the change towards an electric future. The map provides the urban venues which hosted the Championship.
The power output of the race cars in Formula E is limited to 170 kW (race) and 200 kW (qualifying) by the regulations. An additional 30 kilowatts is allocated to the three most popular drivers as selected through on online voting platform called FanBoost.
The first season kicked off in September 2014 with a race through the streets of Beijing. The third season with an estimated 14 races at 12 events starts on the 9th of October 2016 in Hong Kong. The season will include new venues such as Marrakesh, Brussels, and Montreal. New York will host the finale of the third season in July 2017.
Key characteristics of the Championship is:
- Official FIA Championship
- Zero Emissions motorsport
- Fully electric race cars
- Ten teams & 20 drivers
- New & sustainable technology
- Urban Locations around the world
- Eco-friendly values
- Fan engagement with FanBoost
FORMULA-E IN THE NEWS
2017 Week 43 - Renault bowing out of Formula E and Nissan join from Season 5
Nissan also announced that it will join the Formula E franchise from Season 5 starting late 2018. Although not explicitly announced Nissan would replace its Alliance partner Renault which is bowing out of the E-series to focus all its efforts on Formula One. The Renault e.dams Formula E team has won the first three seasons of the electric racing franchise.
2017 Week 19 - Electric MotoGP from 2019
The 3rd event in the current series of the Formula-E electric vehicle street racing calendar held Buenos Aires Argentina ended yet again with a victorious Renault.eDams team. The e.Dams driver, Swiss-born Sebastian Buemi clinched his 3rd win of the series. The Brasilian Lucas Di Grassi’s 2nd position kept Audi’s ABT Schaeffler standings in the overall second position. The Chinese teams of Next EV and Techeeta were the only teams climbing the rankings, now lying 4th and 5th respectively. Newcomer Panasonic Jaguar has yet to score a single point in the 3rd season, with its drivers Evans and Carrol ending 18th and 19th.
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