FREE NEWSLETTER

Formula E will return to London in 2020

6 March 2019

Formula E-Prix is returning to London in 2020 and will take place around the Royal Docks and ExCel London as part of a multi-year agreement.

The ABB FIA Formula E Championship will return to the capital once again following its success in 2015 and 2016, when it took place around Battersea Park.

In 2020 the drivers will navigate their way around a one-of-a-kind track indoor/outdoor 2.4km clockwise circuit around Royal Victoria Dock. Consisting of 23 corners, the track layout will see the drivers run along the Thames waterfront for the season finale double-header of the 2019/20 campaign on July 25 & 26 – subject to circuit homologation and approval of the FIA World Motor Sport Council.

“I’m extremely excited to be bringing the ABB FIA Formula E Championship and electric racing back to the UK,” said the series’ Founder and CEO Alejandro Agag.

“Every motorsport series would love to host an event in London – this has been our desire for quite some time now and we’re delighted to have found a new home at the ExCeL.

“We have a growing base of knowledgeable and passionate fans in the UK, and this race adds to a fantastic summer of sport as a world-class event we hope Londoners can be proud of.

“Formula E coming back to the UK extends beyond pure racing excitement, it’s also a strong message for London to tackle inner-city air pollution by promoting clean technologies and electric sustainable mobility.”

Jeremy Rees, Chief Executive of ExCeL London said: “It’s an honour to welcome the world’s first ever indoor and outdoor race to ExCeL London and the Royal Docks.”

“I’m absolutely delighted to see the return of Formula E to London. This innovative race series will be welcomed by fans throughout the country,” added David Richards, Chairman of Motorsport UK.

To read David Richard’s exclusive interview with RACE TECH on what Brexit means to Motorsport click here.

Partners

Latest issue

FREE Newsletter

Stay up to date and a chance to win 1 Years Subscription*

  • This field is for validation purposes and should be left unchanged.

Latest Tweets

Stay up to date with our social world

RACE TECH magazine @RaceTechmag
21 May
A quick reminder that #earlybirdtickets to the RACE TECH #WorldMotorsport Symposium on the 3/4 December @TheIET wi… https://t.co/WHOglh6UZn
RACE TECH magazine @RaceTechmag
21 May
Motorsport world mourns Lauda's passing https://t.co/3FNKhJlNK5
RACE TECH magazine @RaceTechmag
21 May
We were so sad to hear the news of Niki’s passing. Our thoughts our with his family #NikiLauda #RIPNiki #F1 https://t.co/UGrq3efiSs
RACE TECH magazine @RaceTechmag
20 May
McLaren and Alonso will not race in the 2019 Indy 500 https://t.co/fU12OgqJ51
RACE TECH magazine @RaceTechmag
19 May
IndyCar’s engineering opportunities tempts DragonSpeed to reduce endurance racing programme https://t.co/IsTE91aqkh
RACE TECH magazine @RaceTechmag
17 May
What to expect from Roborace 2019 @roborace - watch full video here https://t.co/Fps8ONVm9n https://t.co/ExnmbJqY8Q
RACE TECH magazine @RaceTechmag
16 May
Look out for our F1 expert @ScarbsTech tackling the thorny question on 'Spec parts: killing F1, or rescuing it?' in… https://t.co/hwnSlXgkLJ
RACE TECH magazine @RaceTechmag
16 May
Entries now open for the RACE TECH Spirit of Formula Student Award 2019 @FormulaStudent @teamauj #STEM #Motorsporthttps://t.co/6M6QHfsCjh