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FORMULA E UNVEILS CIRCUIT LAYOUT FOR MIAMI EPRIX

Miami e CircuitMIAMI, USA (October 20 2014): The FIA Formula E Championship – the world’s first fully-electric racing series – has today revealed the circuit location and layout for the Miami ePrix, taking place on March 14, 2015.

The eight turn, 2.17km circuit is located in Downtown Miami, Florida, along Biscayne Bay around the streets of the AmericanAirlines Arena, home to the Miami Heat NBA basketball team. Produced by leading track design company Ayesa, it is the setting for the fifth race in the inaugural Formula E season and the first of two events in the US.

Mayor of Miami, Tomas Regalado, said: “I’m pleased to be welcoming Formula E to Miami, the location of the first electric single-seater race in America. We are proud to be among the elite group of international cities hosting the FIA Formula E Championship.”

Mayor of Miami-Dade County, Carlos Gimenez said: “The FIA Miami ePrix is precisely the type of international event that will showcase Miami-Dade as a world-class destination.”

All Formula E events take place in one-day in order to minimise disruption to the city. Formula E CEO Alejandro Agag, speaking at a press conference held at the Pérez Art Museum of Miami, said: “We’re delighted to be officially unveiling the circuit for the Miami ePrix, the host for round five of the FIA Formula E Championship. Having two races in the US is very important to us with America’s rich motorsport heritage and the States being such an influential and burgeoning market for electric vehicles.”

The race will be organised in collaboration with experienced event company Andretti Sports Marketing. Chief Executive Officer Michael Andretti said: "I'm excited that we are serving as the event organiser for the 2015 Miami Formula E race. We at Andretti Sports Marketing are committed to making this event a world class experience and we anticipate a long and great relationship with Formula E.”

For more information on Formula E, or to view an interactive track map, visit www.fiaformulae.com

 

About FIA Formula E Championship:

 

Formula E is a new FIA championship featuring Formula cars powered exclusively by electric energy. It represents a vision for the future of the motor industry over the coming decades, serving as a framework for research and development around the electric vehicle, accelerating general interest in these cars and promoting sustainability. Commencing in September 2014, the championship will compete in the heart of 10 of the world's leading cities - including London, Beijing and Buenos Aires - racing around their iconic landmarks. For the inaugural season, 10 teams, each with two drivers, will go head-to-head creating a unique and exciting racing series designed to appeal to a new generation of motorsport fans.

 

About FIA & Michelin - Today’s partners for tomorrow’s mobility:

 

As well as being the official Formula E tyre supplier, Michelin is an official partner, at the international level, of the FIA Action for Road Safety campaign. This programme is designed to support the Decade of Action for Road Safety initiated by the UN, the aim of which is to save five million lives over the next ten years. This program is set up to educate and advocate for safer roads, vehicles and behaviours around the globe.

 

 

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