THE PROVISIONAL CALENDAR FOR FORMULA E SEASON 8 HAS BEEN REVEALED
The calendar was affirmed following the day’s earlier FIA World Motor Sport Council in Monaco, confirming the busiest season yet for electric racing.
The FIA and Formula E have published the provisional calendar for the 2021/2022 ABB FIA Formula E World Championship, which includes three new locations part of a record 16-race season spanning 12 cities throughout four continents.
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Following the success of exciting night races, the season opener will take place under the stars of Diriyah once again in late January. The Formula E will then travel to Mexico City before visiting the first of three new cities, South Africa’s Cape Town - which will see the return single-seater FIA World Championship racing to the country for the first time since 1993 South African Grand Prix.
China then makes a welcome to the Formula E in March 2022 before events in Rome and Monaco, with the race in Principality moving from a biannual to an annual event following May’s hugely successful E-Prix and the accommodation of the Automobile Club de Monaco.
Berlin, the only city that has never missed in the Formula E calendar, will take place in May followed by the second new venue with Canada’s Vancouver. Racings resume to The Big Apple for a series of the double-header in New York City E-Prix, followed by two races at London’d ExCeL and the third new venue with a climatic double-header season-finale in Seoul utilising a circuit incorporating the Olympic Stadium.
After two consecutive years due to the global pandemic, Formula E plans for a return of the Parisian race in 2023 with the arrival of Formula E’s Gen3 cars. The Paris E-Prix will switch to a biannual event format, adapted to provide a new balance for the championship’s calendar. Each year will see Paris welcome the Allianz E-Village, the electric mobility celebration, and the laboratory of innovative ideas promoting clean mobilities.
Season 8 of the ABB FIA Formula E World Championship will feature the most extensive calendar yet.