What is Formula E? Everything you need to know about the 2017/18 calendar

FORMULA E Championship makes use of solely electrical-powered automobiles and their revolutionary strategy is pushing automotive know-how to the subsequent degree.

It was first launched in September 2014, with the first race in Beijing and it has ten groups competing in the event, with two drivers every.

 Forumula E driver Felix Rosenqvist celebrating on the podium in Marrakesh

Forumula E driver Felix Rosenqvist celebrating on the podium in Marrakesh

The distinction between Formula E and Formula One

The primary distinction between the two, is the undeniable fact that Formula E is absolutely electrical, whereas Formula One automobiles are a hybrid.

Formula E's absolutely electrical automobiles and decrease noise air pollution permits them to race in main cities.

Additionally, they’ve launched FANBOOST, which provides followers the alternative to vote for his or her favorite driver on social media – with the winner being given a lift of energy.

The place can I watch it?

You’ll be able to watch Formula E on Channel 5.

Highlights can be found by way of Formula E's Youtube channel.

In the meantime stay updates could be discover on the official Formula E Twitter account.

What is a typical Formula E circuit and race day?

What makes Formula E totally different to different championships, is that the apply, qualifying and E-Prix all happen on the similar day.

Formula E tends to happen on short-term road circuits – with Marrakesh and Mexico Metropolis races being the solely exception.

Final season, races have been accomplished inside an hour – with the quickest race ending in forty five minutes.

Factors system

 

  • 1st: 25pts
  • 2nd: 18pts
  • third: 15pts
  • 4th: 12pts
  • fifth: 10pts
  • sixth: opts
  • seventh: opts
  • eighth: 4pts
  • ninth: opts
  • tenth: 1pt

The driving force on pole earns three factors, whereas the driver with the quickest lap earns an additional level.

Racing calendar

  • Hong Kong on December 2 & three
  • Marrakesh, Morocco on January thirteen
  • Santiago, Chile on February three
  • Mexico Metropolis, Mexico on March three
  • Punta del Este, Brazil on March 17
  • Rome, Italy on April 14
  • Paris, France on April 28
  • Berlin, Germany on Might 19
  • Zurich, Switzerland on June 10
  • New York, USA on July 14 & 15

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Who’re the groups and drivers

  • Audi Sport ABT Schaeffler, Germany – Lucas di Grassi and Daniel Abt
  • DS Virgin Racing, UK – Sam Fowl and Alex Lynn
  • Panasonic Jaguar Racing, UK – Nelson Piquet Jr and Mitch Evans
  • Venturi Formula E Workforce, Monaco – Edoardo Mortara and Maro Engel
  • DRAGON, USA – Neel Jani/Jose Maria and Jerome d'Ambrosio
  • Renault e.dams, France – Nico Porst and Sebastien Buemi
  • NIO Formula E Group, China – Oliver Turvey and Luca Filippi
  • TECHEETAH, China – Andre Lotterer and Jean Eric Vergne
  • Mahindra Racing, India – Felix Rosenqvist and Nick Heidfield
  • Andretti Formula E, USA –  Kamui Kobayashi/Tom Blomqvist and Antonio Felix da Costa

FORMULA E Championship makes use of solely electrical-powered automobiles and their revolutionary strategy is pushing automotive know-how to the subsequent degree.

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