Shanghai International Circuit to Host Formula E Doubleheader in May
The Shanghai International Circuit is set to welcome the Formula E championship for rounds 12 and 13 on 25-26 May. This will mark the series’ return to China after a gap of over five years. The last time Formula E visited China was for a race in Sanya, an island city.
China has had a strong presence in Formula E, with races previously held in Beijing and Sanya. However, due to the global pandemic, the country was absent from the calendar since 2019. Now, Shanghai has been officially added to the 2024 Formula E calendar.
The addition of Shanghai to the Formula E schedule is exciting news for both fans and drivers. The popular Shanghai International Circuit is known for its challenging layout and long straights, providing ample opportunities for overtaking and close racing. With the city’s rich motorsport heritage and enthusiastic fan base, the Shanghai doubleheader is expected to be a highlight of the season.
Formula E continues to expand its global footprint, showcasing the future of electric racing in major cities around the world. The championship has been instrumental in promoting sustainable mobility and raising awareness about electric vehicles. By bringing the thrill of motorsport to urban settings, Formula E is championing clean energy solutions and inspiring innovation in the automotive industry.
As the electrification of motorsport gains momentum, Formula E’s inclusion of Shanghai reaffirms China’s commitment to clean transportation and green technologies. The country has been making significant strides in the electric vehicle market, with a growing number of manufacturers and consumers embracing the technology. The Formula E event in Shanghai will undoubtedly serve as a platform to showcase China’s progress in the field of sustainable mobility.
Fans and teams can look forward to an action-packed weekend in Shanghai, with tight battles on track and an electrifying atmosphere off it. Formula E’s return to China is a testament to the championship’s global appeal and its ability to captivate audiences with thrilling racing and cutting-edge technology.
The 2024 season is shaping up to be an exciting one for Formula E, with new venues and a growing fan base. As the championship continues to push the boundaries of electric racing, the addition of Shanghai adds another dimension to an already impressive calendar. With its unique blend of tradition and innovation, Shanghai promises to deliver a memorable race weekend that will leave fans eagerly anticipating the future of Formula E.
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