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Formula E, officially the FIA Formula E Championship, is a class of auto racing sanctioned by the FIA, and is the highest class of competitions for one make, single-seater, electrically powered racing cars. The series was conceived in 2012, and the inaugural championship started in Beijing in September 2014.
There are ten teams, 20 drivers and 40 cars (Each team includes two drivers and four cars)
Racing circuits are located in cities and are approximately 2-3.4 kilometres long. The generators used to re-charge the batteries are powered by Glycerine, a by-product of biodiesel production.
The seventh Formula E season is underway, but only eight rounds have been confirmed.
|Fri Feb 26||1||Diriyah ePrix||Riyadh Street Circuit|
|Sat Feb 27||2|
|Sat Apr 10||3||Rome ePrix||Circuito Cittadino dell’EUR|
|Sat Apr 24||4||Valencia ePrix||Circuit Ricardo Tormo|
|Sat May 8||5||Monaco ePrix||Circuit de Monaco|
|Sat May 22||6||Marrakesh ePrix||Circuit International Automobile Moulay El Hassan|
|Sat Jun 5||7||Santiago ePrix||Parque O’Higgins Circuit|
|Sun Jun 6||8|
|2014-15||Nelson Piquet Jr.||Brazil||NEXTEV Team China Racing|
|2015-16||Sebastien Buemi||Switzerland||Renault e.dams|
|2016-17||Lucas di Grassi||Brazil||ABT Schaeffler Audi Sport|
|2017-18||Jean-Eric Vergne||France||ABT Schaeffler Audi Sport|
|2019-20||Antonio Felix da Costa||Portugal||Techeetah|