The FIA WMSC, which met today in Mexico City, has approved the calendar for the second season of the FIA Formula E Championship. It is made up of 11 races, hosted in 10 cities, with London exceptionally hosting two races, as was the case in the inaugural season.
The second edition of the FIA series for single-seaters powered completely by electricity will
get underway on Saturday October 17th this year in Beijing and will end in London, having
travelled to at least nine different countries on three continents. Compared to last season, the
main novelty is the appearance on the calendar of the Paris ePrix on April 23rd, which will take
place on a circuit built up around the architectural complex of Les Invalides. The venue for the
fifth round is still to be decided, while the absence of the Monaco ePrix is due to an alternation
of dates with the Grand Prix de Monaco Historique, which takes place only on even-numbered
About FIA Formula E Championship:
Formula E is a new FIA championship and the world’s first fully-electric racing series. It
represents a vision for the future of the motor industry, serving as a framework for research and development around the electric vehicle, accelerating general interest in these cars and
promoting sustainability. The first season began in Beijing in September 2014 and completed in London in June 2015, racing in major cities around the world. The series sees, 10 teams, each with two drivers, going head-to-head to create a unique and exciting racing series designed to appeal to a new generation of motorsport fans.
About FIA & Michelin - Today’s partners for tomorrow’s mobility:
As well as being the official Formula E tire supplier, Michelin is an official partner, at the
international level, of the FIA Action for Road Safety campaign. This program is designed to support the Decade of Action for Road Safety initiated by the UN, the aim of which is to save five million lives over the next 10 years. This program is set up to educate and advocate for safer roads, vehicles and behaviours around the globe.
About Michelin North America
Michelin, the leading mobility company, is dedicated to enhancing its clients’ mobility, sustainably; designing and distributing the most suitable tires, services and solutions for its clients’ needs; providing digital services, maps and guides to help enrich trips and travels and make them unique experiences; and developing high-technology materials that serve a variety of industries. Headquartered in Greenville, S.C., Michelin North America (www.michelinman.com) has more than 21,400 employees and operates 19 major manufacturing plants.