FIA announces World Motor Sport Council decisions. Formula E back to Punta.

Punta del Este ePrix

The World Motor Sport Council gathered on 6 December in Paris for its final meeting of 2017.

The following is a summary of the key decisions taken during the meeting concerning FIA Formula E Championship and FIA Electric and New Energy Championship:

FIA Formula E Championship

The 2017-18 FIA Formula E Championship has already begun, with two races taking place in 2017. There has been an amendment to the calendar which was approved by the World Council, with the event in Sao Paulo, Brazil replaced by Punta del Este, Uruguay. The full calendar, with the championship resuming in 2018, is:

2 December 2017 China Hong Kong
3 December 2017 China Hong Kong
13 January 2018 Morocco Marrakech
3 February 2018 Chile Santiago de Chile */**
3 March 2018 Mexico Mexico City
17 March 2018 Uruguay Punta del Este */**
14 April 2018 Italy Rome
28 April 2018 France Paris
19 May 2018 Germany Berlin
10 June 2018 Switzerland Zurich */**
14 July 2018 USA New York
15 July 2018 USA New York
28 July 2018 Canada Montreal
29 July 2018 Canada Montreal

*Subject to ASN confirmation

** Subject to circuit homologation

Electric and New Energy Championships Commission

The 2018 FIA Electric and New Energy Championship calendar is:

11-14 April Italy 3° ECORally Sanremo (E‐Rally Regularity)
18-19 May Czech Republic 7. New Energies Rallye Cesky Krumlov (E‐Rally Regularity)
26-27 May Greece Hi‐Tech EcoMobility Rally 2018 (E‐Rally Regularity)
9-10 June Portugal Portugal Eco Rally (E‐Rally Regularity)
29 June-1 July Czech Republic Eco Energy rally Bohemia (E‐Rally Regularity)
27-29 July Bulgaria Eco‐Rally Bulgaria 2018 (E‐Rally Regularity)
3-4 August Japan Solar Car Race Suzuka 2018 (Solar Cup)
29 Aug-1 Sept Poland Rally Poland New Energies (E‐Rally Regularity)
20-22 September Iceland eRally Iceland (E‐Rally Regularity)
24-28 October Monaco 3e eRALLY MONTE‐CARLO 
    19e RALLYE MONTE‐CARLO ZEN (E‐Rally Regularity)
17-18 November Spain Eco Rallye de la Comunitat Valenciana (E‐Rally Regularity)

The next World Motor Sport Council will meet on 9 March in Geneva.

by Marcelo Padin, Editor, #theemnteam


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