Can't hack it in Formula One? That's all right, because the Formula E championship seems eager to accept the rejects. Of the ten teams that will take part in next year's inaugural season of electric racing, series organizers have now announced nine. And like several others, this latest team briefly campaigned in F1.
As the 2013 racing season draws to a close, we get that much closer to the first season of the new FIA Formula E Championship. And now that the World Motor Sport Council has convened for the last time this year, it has confirmed the final calendar for the new electric racing series.
Fans of electric motorsport should mark the 20th of September, 2014 on their calendars – in pencil, please. The FIA Formula E Championship has released the provisional itinerary for its inaugural racing season, and it's on this date that things are set to kick off in Beijing, China. There have been several changes to originally announced locations, but overall, we have to say things have shaped up nicely and the series' parade around the globe has a nice flow, with continent hopping kept t
There are few names in racing bigger than that of McLaren. So, when that organization says it is mulling over involvement in the upcoming FIA Formula E Championship series, it gets our attention. Big time.
If you've been yearning for some electric road-racing action of the four-wheeled variety, rest assured, plans for the FIA Formula E Championship are firming up and moving forward. In fact, Rio de Janeiro has just officially signed up to host one of the events in 2014, possibly near Gloria Marina.