Brooklyn to host NYC's first Formula E championship race

Oceane Deschanel
Julho 16, 2017

Formula E has announced that this weekend's inaugural New York City ePrix will be the first zero-emission race in the history of the series after joining forces with Enel. This is one of the series' nine stops across five continents.

Formula E has promoted clean technology since becoming the world's first all-electric single-seater series back in 2014, taking events to major world cities such as London, Paris, Hong Kong and Beijing.

The race weekend will include both Round 9 and Round 10 of the 2017 season, with a 43-lap main event Saturday and a 49-lap race Sunday.

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Enel, Formula E's official power partner, will "offset the emissions of the event in NY through green certificates from its portfolio of renewable energy plans", as per a statement from Formula E.

"It was an honor to be invited to join the closing bell ceremony at the New York Stock Exchange", Formula E CEO Alejandro Agag said.

"With the continued support of Enel, as well as DHL, Formula E isn't just making history with the first-ever race in NY - but the first zero-emission event in the history of the series", Agag said.

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