Formula E’s Gen3 car will make its race debut on January 14th
Method E’s all-electric automotive will make its race debut on January 14th, 2023 in Mexico Metropolis. The Fédération Internationale de l’Car (FIA) introduced the date on Wednesday and shared the for Method E’s upcoming ninth season.
Earlier than the official begin of the competitors in January, groups can have three days in December to check their new trip in Valencia, Spain. With immediately’s preliminary schedule, Method E plans to host 18 races throughout 13 cities. That’s two extra contests and three extra stops than its 2022 slate. What’s extra, for the primary time, the Method E circuit will go to Hyderabad in India and São Paulo, Brazil.
For those who check out the schedule, you’ll discover a number of gaps. Most notably, Method E has but to announce a New York Metropolis date. A spokesperson informed Fullgist the group is working to prepare races in South Africa and the US.
“New York has been the house of Method E within the USA since Season 3, except the Covid-hit Season 6 in 2020, and has delivered some epic races in entrance of full grandstands,” mentioned Method E chief championship officer Alberto Longo. “Main development work within the Brooklyn space will make it a problem to make use of the present observe format subsequent yr which is why we have now not introduced a selected date on the provisional Season 9 calendar. Nevertheless, we’ll proceed to work carefully with our native companions in Brooklyn to discover options for racing in New York subsequent season.”
Subsequent yr’s racing debut of the Gen3 is thrilling for a few causes. Not solely is the automotive quicker than its predecessor, however Method E additionally designed it to be extra agile. That’s one thing that ought to result in extra wheel-to-wheel dueling between drivers, and make the ensuing races extra entertaining.
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