Formulation E’s all-electric automobile will make its race debut on January 14th, 2023 in Mexico Metropolis. The Fédération Internationale de l’Vehicle (FIA) introduced the date on Wednesday and shared the for Formulation E’s upcoming ninth season.
Earlier than the official begin of the competitors in January, groups can have three days in December to check their new trip in Valencia, Spain. With at the moment’s preliminary schedule, Formulation E plans to host 18 races throughout 13 cities. That’s two extra contests and three extra stops than its 2022 slate. What’s extra, for the primary time, the Formulation E circuit will go to Hyderabad in India and São Paulo, Brazil.
In case you check out the schedule, you’ll discover a couple of gaps. Most notably, Formulation E has but to announce a New York Metropolis date. A spokesperson instructed Engadget the group is working to arrange races in South Africa and the US.
“New York has been the house of Formulation E within the USA since Season 3, apart from the Covid-hit Season 6 in 2020, and has delivered some epic races in entrance of full grandstands,” mentioned Formulation E chief championship officer Alberto Longo. “Main building work within the Brooklyn space will make it a problem to make use of the present observe format subsequent 12 months which is why we’ve not introduced a particular date on the provisional Season 9 calendar. Nevertheless, we’ll proceed to work carefully with our native companions in Brooklyn to discover options for racing in New York subsequent season.”
Subsequent 12 months’s racing debut of the Gen3 is thrilling for a few causes. Not solely is the automobile sooner than its predecessor, however Formulation E additionally designed it to be extra agile. That’s one thing that ought to result in extra wheel-to-wheel dueling between drivers, and make the ensuing races extra entertaining.
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