São Paulo set to host first ePrix in Brazil

São Paulo set to host first ePrix in Brazil

03.05.2022: The ABB FIA Formula E World Championship and the City of São Paulo, alongside SPTuris and GL Events, signed a contract at the Monaco E-Prix that will see the all-electric race series head to Brazil for the first time, subject to FIA approval. phot


The ABB FIA Formula E World Championship and the City of São Paulo, alongside SPTuris and GL Events, signed a contract at the Monaco E-Prix that will see the all-electric race series head to Brazil for the first time, subject to FIA approval.
 


photo caption: At the desk, left to right: Alberto Longo, Co-Founder and Chief Championship Officer; Gustavo Pires, CEO, São Paulo Turismo; Pedro Pauli, Chief Legal Officer, São Paulo Turismo




The five-year agreement, with the option of renewal, means the city of São Paulo could play host to the world’s foremost electric motorsport championship from Season 9 – the beginning of Formula E’s new Gen3 era.
 


“We are delighted that the ABB FIA Formula E World Championship will be heading to Brazil for the very first time pending approval at the FIA World Motor Sport Council in June,” says Formula E Co-Founder and Chief Championship Officer, Alberto Longo.


“The country has a huge, long-standing passion for motorsport, it’s a big market as one of the largest countries in the world, and São Paulo itself is a historic race location.
 


“We can’t wait to welcome the Brazilian fans, they are like no other and there is sure to be a lively, unique atmosphere as the fans enjoy Formula E racing with the leap forward in technology and performance we are going to see with Gen3.”
 


Ricardo Nunes, mayor of São Paulo, welcomed the agreement
: “Hosting an E-Prix is completely lined up with the city objectives: to attract events that promote São Paulo’s image to the whole world, to move the economy and create jobs with events tourism; furthermore, to foment sustainable development.”
 


Gustavo Pires, CEO of São Paulo Turismo, was in Monaco to sign the deal with Formula E. He said
: “The creation of a strategic events calendar is essential to the strong reopening we want to São Paulo city in the post-pandemic and the E-Prix can contribute a lot in this movement."
 



photo caption:  In Monaco, left to right: Gustavo Pires, CEO, São Paulo Turismo; Alberto Longo, Co-Founder and Chief Championship Officer, Formula E; Pedro Pauli, Chief Legal Officer, São Paulo Turismo
 




The news was welcomed by Brazilian driver in the ABB FIA Formula E World Championship, Lucas di Grassi.
 

ROKiT Venturi Racing team driver di Grassi said:
“The news of São Paulo hosting the next generation of Formula E is music to my ears. Not only does this milestone signify the return of the pinnacle of electric motorsport to South America but it's an important step towards the electrification of the Brazilian automotive market.



On a personal note, there is nothing like the pride and incredible energy of the Brazilian racing fans so it would be a dream come true for me to race in this game-changing championship in front of a home crowd."


 





FIAFormulaE also photos
 

Permanent-URL: http://www.automobilsport.com/sao-paulo-first-eprix-brazil---237125.html

03.05.2022 / MaP

More News

Dramatic final lap costs Maximilian Günther a points finish in Monaco
01.05.2022
Maximilian Günther was on course for a points finish for much of the sixth race of the Formula E season in Monaco, having produced an impressive fightback on Saturday.   However, the 24-year-old German dropped from s more >>
Stoffel Vandoorne wins Monaco E-Prix for Mercedes-EQ Formula E Team
30.04.2022
 Formula E: Monaco E-Prix 2022 Successful race day for the Mercedes-EQ Formula E Team at legendary Monaco Grand Prix Circuit as Stoffel Vandoorne wins the Monaco E-Prix and Nyck de Vries finishes tenth more >>
Despite time in the lead, neither Porsche 99X Electric saw the flag in Monaco
30.04.2022
Race: Monaco E-Prix, Race 6 of the ABB FIA Formula E World ChampionshipA disappointing race day for the TAG Heuer Porsche Formula E Team – despite a good start at the Monaco E-Prix and time spent leading the field in the first half of the more >>
Another podium for Jean-Eric Vergne at the Monaco E-Prix
30.04.2022
•    Jean-Eric Vergne ended 3rd of the Monaco E-Prix•    A 5th place finish for Antonio Felix Da Costa•    DS TECHEETAH is now 2nd on the Teams classifications   more >>
Stoffel Vandoorne victorious in Monaco - Round 6 of the ABB FIA Formula E World Championship
30.04.2022
·       Stoffel Vandoorne claims first E-Prix win of the season in Monaco, moves to top of the Drivers’ standings ·       Mitch Evans finishes second after starting on Ju more >>
Monaco ePrix race classification - Vandoorne wins ahead of Evans and Vergne, takes overall lead
30.04.2022
FIA FORMULA E ChampionshipMONACO ePRIXSaturday, April 30th 2022Mercedes-EQ's Stoffel Vandoorne mastered the streets of Monte Carlo with a tactical drive to win the 2022 Monaco E-Prix Round 6 and take the ABB FIA Formula E Drivers more >>
Monaco ePrix Qualifying classification - Mitch Evans takes pole from Vergne and Frijns
30.04.2022
FIA FORMULA E ChampionshipMONACO ePRIXSaturday, April 30th 2022Jaguar TCS Racing's Mitch Evans extended his hot streak as he flew to Julius Baer Pole Position for the 2022 Monaco E-Prix, blowing away TAG Heuer Porsche Formula E Team's more >>
Monaco ePrix Free Practice 2 - Da Costa sets the practice pace in Monaco
30.04.2022
FIA FORMULA E ChampionshipMONACO ePRIXSaturday, April 30th 2022Antonio Felix da Costa (DS TECHEETAH) flew to the top of the times in Free Practice 2 ahead more >>
Monaco ePrix Free Practice 1- De Vries tops opening session in Monaco
30.04.2022
FIA FORMULA E ChampionshipMONACO ePRIXSaturday, April 30th 2022Reigning champion Nyck de Vries set the pace in the opening session of the 2022 Monaco E-Prix with a 1m31.154s good enough for top spot in Free Practice 1.The Mercedes-EQ driver fired in a late 250kW, full power lap to top the timesheets with Ni more >>
Monaco ePrix time schedule, how to watch, live
27.04.2022
FIA FORMULA E ChampionshipMONACO ePRIXSaturday, April 30thRound 6 Session Date  Time (BST)Practice 130 April 202206:30-07:00Practice 230 April 202208:10-08:40 more >>
Nyck de Vries ahead the Monaco ePrix - Monaco a very special place
27.04.2022
FIA FORMULA E ChampionshipMONACO ePRIXSaturday, April 30thNyck de Vries:“The Rome weekend was tough on us, but we’ve got a bit of a home race this week in more >>
Stoffel Vandoorne well prepared for Monaco ePrix
27.04.2022
FIA FORMULA E ChampionshipMONACO ePRIXSaturday, April 30thStoffel Vandoorne: “I’m really looking forward to driving in Monaco, as it’s a bit of a home race for both Ny more >>
Mercedes-EQ Formula E Team to visit Monaco’s legendary streets
27.04.2022
...for Round 6 of the 2021/22 ABB FIA Formula E World Championship this weekend.FIA FORMULA E ChampionshipMONACO ePRIXSaturday, April 30th    The Monaco E-Prix will be held o more >>
Nissan Formula E driver Maximilian Günther supports IFAW with NFTs on FANZONE.io
27.04.2022
FANZONE.io, Germany’s leading multisports NFT platform, is launching the official Maximilian Günther NFT collection on Tuesday, May 3, 2022. This is the first official NFT collection of a German racing driver, also supporting a good cause. more >>
Monaco e-Prix and Gen3 reveal - This week in the ABB FIA Formula E World Championship
26.04.2022
•    Fifth Monaco E-Prix to be held on the iconic streets of the Principality this Saturday•    DS TECHEETAH’s Jean-Éric Vergne leads the Drivers’ Standings but is still hunting a first win of the season•    Next season’s Gen3 race car to be revealed on Thursday more >>
Two points for Nissan e.dams in challenging Formula E Rome double-header
12.04.2022
Sébastien Buemi grabs P9 in the final moments of a frantic Round 5Nissan e.dams leaves Rounds 4 and 5 of the 2021/22 ABB FIA Formula E World Championship with two points after struggling to find a consistent set up for much of the weekend. more >>
TAG Heuer Porsche Formula E Team scores points after strong team effort in Rome
11.04.2022
Rome E-Prix, Race 5 of the ABB FIA Formula E World ChampionshipStrong team performance in the Eternal City this weekend at the Rome E-Prix with André Lotterer (GER/#36) and Pascal Wehrlein (GER/#94) earning more valuable points for the TAG Heuer Porsch more >>
Maximilian Günther’s impressive fightback goes unrewarded in Rome
11.04.2022
Maximilian Günther was dogged by bad luck at the Formula E double-header in the Italian capital Rome. Suspension damage forced him out of race one after just a few corners. After an impressive fightback following an early pit stop in Sunday’s race, Günther n more >>
Jean-Eric Vergne second of the Rome E-Prix race 2
10.04.2022
•    Jean-Eric Vergne finished second in race 2 of the Rome E-Prix and takes the lead of the championship.•    DS TECHEETAH is now third in the Teams’ Championship •    Next race will be the Monaco E-Prix on the 30th April.  more >>
Stoffel Vandoorne nets useful points haul for Mercedes-EQ Formula E Team in Rome
10.04.2022
The fifth round of the 2021/22 ABB FIA Formula E World Championship in Rome adds to the team's points total: Stoffel Vandoorne finishes in P5, while Nyck de Vries drops out of the points-paying positions after a late penalty   more >>
Evans claims back-to-back wins in Rome ePrix double-header race weekend
10.04.2022
•    Jaguar TCS Racing’s Mitch Evans wins Round 5 of the ABB FIA Formula E World Championship in Rome, matching his Round 4 victory yesterday •    Jean-Éric Vergne claims second place putting the DS TECHEETAH rac more >>
Rome ePrix Sunday race classification - Evans wins ahead of Vergne and Frijns
10.04.2022
FIA FORMULA ERome ePrix Sunday, April 10th, 2022     more >>
Rome ePrix qualifying results- Vergne takes pole for Sunday race
10.04.2022
FIA FORMULA ERome ePrix Sunday, April 10th, 2022DS Techeetah's Vergne takes pole in Sunday Rome ePrix ahead of Dennis and Lotterer   more >>
Rome ePrix practice 3 results- Vergne leads Mortara and Bird
10.04.2022
FIA FORMULA ERome ePrix Sunday, April 10th, 2022Back on track for the second day of the 2022 Rome E-Prix, all 22 cars made it out for the final practice session of the double-header on the streets of the Eternal City. more >>
Valuable points for Porsche at the first European race of the Formula E season
09.04.2022
Rome E-Prix, Race 4 of the ABB FIA Formula E World Championship The two Porsche 99X Electric race cars have finished in the points at round four of the Rome E-Prix, the first European race of the ABB FIA Formula E World Champ more >>
DS TECHEETAH scored precious points at the Rome E-Prix
09.04.2022
•    Jean-Eric Vergne 4th, Antonio Felix Da Costa 6th•    20-points in total for the DS Automobiles drivers•    The second race of the Rome E-Prix will take place on Sunday 10th April more >>
Stoffel Vandoorne secures podium finish for Mercedes-EQ Formula E Team in Rome
09.04.2022
 An exciting E-Prix on the streets of Rome: Stoffel Vandoorne finishes third in fourth round of the 2021/22 ABB FIA Formula E World Championship. Nyck de Vries was forced to retire. •    S more >>
Evans above Frijns and Vandoorne as Jaguar TCS Racing claims victory in Rome ePrix
09.04.2022
•    Jaguar TCS Racing’s Mitch Evans wins Round 4 of the ABB FIA Formula E World Championship in Rome •    First podium finish for Jaguar this season as Evans races from ninth on the grid •    Frijns and Vandoorne join Evans on the podium in Round 4, with Round 5 in Rome tomorrow (S more >>
Rome ePrix Race classification - Evans wins ahead of Frijns and Vandoorne
09.04.2022
FIA FORMULA ERome ePrixSaturday, April 9th 2022       more >>
Rome ePrix qualifying review - Stoffel Vandoorne on pole, how to watch
09.04.2022
FIA FORMULA ERome ePrixSaturday, April 9th 2022Stoffel Vandoorne (Mercedes-EQ) claimed a convincing Pole against Envision's Robin Frijns around the Circuito Cittadino dell'EUR street circuit, ahead of Round 4 in Rome. more >>
Rome ePrix Practice 2 - Vergne leads Wehrlein and Bird, results
09.04.2022
FIA FORMULA ERome ePrixSaturday, April 9th 2022DS TECHEETAH and former Rome winner Jean-Eric Vergne topped the timesheets in the final practice ahead of Qualifying in Round 4, Rome with a time of 1m39.082s. The Frenchman led TAG Heuer Por more >>
Rome ePrix Practice 1 - Mortara fastest ahead of Evans and de Vries, results
09.04.2022
FIA FORMULA ERome ePrixSaturday, April 9th 2022Standings leader and ROKiT Venturi Racing driver Edoardo Mortara led the way in the first session of the day in Rome with a time of 1m40.022s, while Jaguar TCS Racing's Mitch Evans came close behind more >>
Mercedes-EQ Formula E Team Back at the track at the Circuito Cittadino dell’EUR in Rome
07.04.2022
FIA FORMULA E World Championshiprounds 4 and 5Rome ePrix double header9-10 April 2022    Ian James: “Rome was a happy hunting ground for the team, and Stoffel in particular, last year. We will be carrying positiv more >>
Nyck de Vries thoughts on Rome ePrix
07.04.2022
FIA FORMULA ERome ePrix double header9-10 April 2022   “We’ve had quite a long break since the last round in Mexico, but I’m very pleased to be back racing with the Rome E-Prix. I’ve more >>
Stoffel Vandoorne quotes ahead of Rome ePrix
07.04.2022
FIA FORMULA ERome ePrix double header9-10 April 2022“I’m really looking forward to getting back out on the track this weekend. It’s been a long break since the last race in Mexico, but now the season is g more >>
Formula E appoints stichd as retail merchandise partner
06.04.2022
•    Formula E and specialist brand partner stichd announce long term licensed product and retail partnership from this season •    New product collections are in development for fans of the ABB FIA Formula E more >>
Formula E returns with Rome ePrix double-header, where to watch
05.04.2022
•    Rounds 4 and 5 of ABB FIA Formula E World Championship on Saturday 9 and Sunday 10 April in Rome•    DRAGON / PENSKE AUTOSPORT’s Italian driver Antonio Giovinazzi all set to make home debut •    Find out where to watch via more >>
Manufacturers confirmed for the start of Gen3 era of ABB FIA Formula E World Championship
31.03.2022
•    Seven of the world’s leading automotive manufacturers are currently registered to race the new Gen3 car from Season 9 of the ABB FIA Formula E World Championship•    Gen3 race car more >>
Formula E Accelerate returns with search for next-gen esports racing stars
29.03.2022
Formula E today announced the return of the Formula E: Accelerate esports competition and launched the application process at www.FIAFormulaE.com/Accelerate.    The ‘Road to the London Final’ qualification series will take place online alongside in-person more >>

Kategorien

2001-2022 automobilsport.com full copyright