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
Dedicated to the improvement of sustainable mobility, Michelin designs, manufactures and sells tires for every type of vehicle, including airplanes, automobiles, bicycles, earthmovers, farm equipment, heavy-duty trucks and motorcycles. The Company has earned a long-standing reputation for building innovative premium tires. In addition to tires, the Company also publishes travel guides, hotel and restaurant guides, maps and road atlases. Headquartered in Greenville, S.C., Michelin North America (www.michelinman.com) employs about 22,700 and operates 19 major manufacturing plants. Forbes magazine has ranked Michelin No. 1 on its annual survey of “Best Large Employers in America” for 2018. Learn more about purpose-driven careers with a purpose-driven company at jobs.michelinman.com.