ABT Sportsline becomes the seventh team and the only German outfit to enter the new FIA Formula E Championship. (Photo: Formula E)
ABT Sportsline, led by Team Principal Hans-Jürgen Abt, has today reached an agreement that will see it become the seventh team and the only German outfit to enter the new FIA Formula E Championship – competing under the banner ‘Audi Sport ABT Formula E Team’.
“We’re proud to have the opportunity to take part in the debut of this new racing series. Participating in the new FIA Formula E Championship marks a completely new chapter in our more than 60-year motorsport history,” said Hans-Jürgen Abt. “As a company that has been active in the field of regenerative powertrains and electric mobility we’re convinced of the series’ concept. It’s innovative, delivers motorsport at the highest level and a great show for fans around the world – all of which are a perfect fit for ABT Sportsline.”
FIA President Jean Todt and Alejandro Agag, CEO of Formula E Holdings unveiled the much-anticipated Spark-Renault SRT_01E. A fully-electric single-seater that will compete in 10 different cities in the Formula E Championship starting this time next year.
Spark-Renault Formula E (Photo: Courtesy of FIA Formula E)
The Formula E racing series unveiled the Spark-Renault SRT_01E this Tuesday at the 65th International Frankfurt Motor Show. Set to debut in 2014, Formula E will be a premiere series dedicated solely to the competition and performance of fully electric-motor vehicles.
FOX Sports has signed a multi-year, international multi-media deal with the FIA Formula E Championship, the world’s first fully-electric car racing series…
New global electric race series to broadcast across FOX family of networks spanning 88 territories over six continents
FOX Sports, one of the largest global sports networks, has signed a multi-year, international multi-media deal with the FIA Formula E Championship, the world’s first fully-electric car racing series beginning in September 2014.
Formula E (www.fiaformulae.com) is a new FIA Championship featuring open-wheel cars powered exclusively by electricity and racing in the heart of 10 of the world’s leading cities, including two in the US with Los Angeles and Miami. Designed to promote interest and investment in electric vehicles and sustainable motoring, 10 teams each with two drivers will compete in one hour races using Formula cars capable of reaching speeds of more than 220kph with zero emissions.