Published on April 7th, 2018 | by Subhash Nair0
Formula E Goes to Rome for the First Time
Formula E is arriving in Europe. On Saturday, April 14, the electric racing series will make its debut in the streets of Rome. The German Audi Sport ABT Schaeffler team with Daniel Abt and Lucas di Grassi wants to focus on further success in Italy’s capital city. Most recently, they scored victory in Mexico and a second place in Uruguay.
Asia, Africa, South and Middle America and now Europe: On its world tour, Formula E will stop in Rome for the first time. A race of 33 laps is to be covered by the drivers on the 2.860-kilometer city circuit that leads right through the “Esposizione Universale di Roma (EUR)” world fair district and along the spectacular “La Nuvola” convention centre. It is the seventh race of a total of twelve this season. Following victory in Mexico and second place in Uruguay, Daniel Abt and Lucas di Grassi are travelling to the Eternal City highly motivated.
Round seven of the 2017/2018 Formula E will start on Saturday at 4 pm, local time. In Germany, Eurosport will start airing live coverage at 3.45 pm (CEST). Around the globe, some 70 channels cover the Formula E races. A full list is available on the internet at www.fiaformulae.com.