Formula E is the world's first all-electric international single-seater tournament, officially known as the ABB FIA Formula E World Championship. Since making its debut in the grounds of the Olympic Park in Beijing in 2014, Formula E has grown into a global entertainment brand, attracting a grid full of the best racing drivers and teams around. It has 12 teams, 24 cars and 24 drivers and its mission is to promote sustainable mobility and to show the world that electric vehicles are a totally viable form of transportation.
How long does a Formula E race last?
The Formula E race time is 45 minutes and thanks to technological innovation, the latest generation Formula E cars can complete that distance with no pit stops needed to swap vehicles halfway through. Engineers have doubled the amount of usable energy to 54 kWh: the power output from the battery is 200 kW for the race, reaching a peak of up to 250 kW for qualifying.
How can I watch Formula E races?
Formula E takes place in iconic cities around the world including Monaco, New York and Rome. The 2021 calendar kicked off in Diriyah, Saudi Arabia in late February and is slated to end in Berlin in mid-August. For those who want to know how to watch Formula E online, there are three choices: the Formula E channel on YouTube, the Formula E website, and the Formula E app.