New York, US
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Race 13 - Jul 14, 2019
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ABB FIA Formula E heads to the United States for the New York E-Prix.
For the third consecutive season, the world’s first fully electric global motor racing series touches down on the streets of the city that never sleeps – New York. The bustling metropolis will witness an intense battle for the drivers’ and teams’ championships, both of which will be decided over two frantic days of action at the Big Apple.
Twenty-two of the more powerful Gen2 cars introduced for Season 5 will compete on the waterfront in Brooklyn’s Red Hook neighborhood, adjacent to the cruise ship terminal.
During last season’s similar double-header New York finale, Brazil’s Lucas Di Grassi won the first race for Audi, while French driver Jean-Éric Vergne, who races for the Techeetah team, finished fifth to take the drivers’ title. Vergne went on to win race two and close his season in style, though Audi clinched the teams’ title.
Both men, and their teams, are again in contention for championship honors going into New York, after what has been a hugely unpredictable season. Not until round nine in Monaco, where Vergne took victory, did a driver achieve a second win – a feat repeated at the next round, Berlin, where Di Grassi won.
So all is set for a memorable conclusion to Season 5, as competitors race over a 2.37km course, made up of 14 turns, with a hairpin bend at Turn 10 and a chicane at Turns 6 and 7.
And as the teams leave New York, all eyes will turn immediately to the start of Season 6 in November and an exciting new calendar that includes an all-new venue in Seoul, South Korea and a return to London, at the new ExCel arena venue, for the 2020 season finale.
New York, USA
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Number of turns
Straightaways, high speed curves and hairpins.