13 May 2017
The 2nd edition of the Monaco ePrix will take place on 13th May 2017. The Monegasque race is the round five of the Formula E’s calendar. This series remains the only 100% electric single-seaters championship in the world.
Started two years ago with the aim to promoting clean mobility technologies, Formula E is still today the only championship in the world in which 100% electric cars compete against each other on a race track. The series is booming since its debut and offers a sensational show to all fan of motorsport.
The Formula E is a genuine research laboratory for the car manufacturers. The series pursues also the target to convey new values to the world of racing without denying its basis. Capable of exceeding 225 km/h, the cars are equipped with a new two levels front wing and reinforced suspensions arms this year. The other significant change in 2017 is the increase of the energy’s amount produce by the regenerative brake to 150 kW.
The Monaco ePrix, round five of the FIA Formula E Championship, will take as in 2015 the lower part of the famous F1 track. The reigning champion and first winner in the Principality Sebastian Buemi will try to enter his name in the prize list again. The Swiss driver will certainly have a lot of opponent in this race. Felix Rosenqvist, Lucas Di Grassi, Sam Bird or Nick Heidfeld will be hard to beat in the Principality’s streets.