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Formula E and FIA reveal full calendar for Formula E World Championship

by Olivia Powell

Formula E and the FIA have today revealed the full calendar for the 2020/21 ABB FIA Formula E World Championship, featuring a new race venue and updates to previously scheduled events.

The season seven calendar will comprise of 15 races in eight cities, covering three continents. The final set of races to be announced starts with a new location, with the Puebla E-Prix in Mexico from 19-20 June.

The ABB FIA Formula E World Championship has moved location from the Autodromo Hermanos Rodriguez in Mexico City which has previously hosted five Formula E races, as the circuit is still being used as a temporary field hospital.

New York City will play host to Rounds 10 and 11 of the 2020/21 ABB FIA Formula E World Championship, with the races taking place in Red Hook, Brooklyn from 10-11 July.

Formula E will then return to Europe for the London E-Prix using an indoor and outdoor track at ExCeL London from 24-25 July, before heading to Berlin for the season finale from 14-15 August.

Jeremy Rees, CEO of ExCeL London said: “We are thrilled to be hosting the world’s first ever indoor and outdoor Formula E race. ExCeL and the Royal Docks will provide a unique setting for this event, creating an exciting experience for all involved.”

The Marrakesh E-Prix and Santiago E-Prix, scheduled for 22 May and 5-6 June respectively, have been removed from the calendar this season due to the ongoing Covid-19 pandemic. Events in Santiago, Sanya and Seoul will be rescheduled for season eight, with fans in attendance.

Formula E will continue to monitor the Covid-19 pandemic and communicate with its community of teams, manufacturers, partners, broadcasters and host cities. All calendar updates depend on travel restrictions, as well as local government protocols and are subject to approval of the FIA World Motor Sport Council.

Alberto Longo, co-founder and chief championship officer of Formula E, said: “It’s a massive achievement by all to release the full calendar for this season. The calendar includes the most races we’ve held in one season and shows our continued commitment to create a momentum-building schedule that fans and audiences across the world will follow. Four double-header events in Puebla, New FE432 York City, London and Berlin are going to set the scene perfectly to crown Formula E’s first official FIA World Champion.”

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