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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 on 13th of 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 fifth Formula E season will begin on December 15 in Saudi Arabia. There will be 13 rounds in the 2018-19 season, finishing off with back-to-back race days in New York City on July 13-14.
|1||Sat Dec 15||Ad Diriyah, Saudi Arabia||Ad Diriyah Street Circuit|
|2||Sat Jan 12||Marrakesh, Morocco||Circuit International Autombile Moulay El Hassan|
|3||Sat Jan 26||TBA||TBA|
|4||Sat Feb 16||Mexico City, Mexico||Autodromo Hermanos Rodriguez|
|5||Sun Mar 10||Hong Kong||Hong Kong Central Harbourfront Circuit|
|6||Sat Mar 23||Sanya, China||Sanya Street Circuit|
|7||Sat Apr 13||Rome, Italy||Circuito Cittadino dell’EUR|
|8||Sat Apr 27||Paris, France||Circuit des Invalides|
|9||Sat May 11||Monte Carlo, Monaco||Circuit de Monaco, Monte-Carlo|
|10||Sat May 25||Berlin, Germany||Temphelhof Airport Street Circuit|
|11||Sun Jun 9||Zurich, Switzerland||Zurich Street Circuit|
|12||Sat Jul 13||New York City, USA||Brooklyn Street Circuit|
|13||Sun Jul 14||New York City, USA||Brooklyn Street Circuit|
|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|