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The twelfth match in Monaco and a brand new facility in Miami on the Formula E calendar for 2024/25

The proposed 17-race schedule was approved at a gathering of the FIA ​​World Motor Sport Council on Tuesday. The electric vehicle championship is scheduled to go to 11 destinations.

The Homestead-Miami Speedway, which has hosted NASCAR and IMSA races, will grow to be the fifth different facility used for Formula E racing within the U.S., following previous visits to a purpose-built track in Miami, in addition to Long Beach, New York, and most recently Portland.

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The American race will happen on April 12 and might be run on many of the Homestead infield section, in addition to potentially a part of the oval.

“We think it's a really good track, well suited to our style of racing,” Formula E CEO Jeff Dodds told Autosport.

“The Miami name that comes with it, from a global television audience, the Miami name attracts, perhaps more than cities like Portland.”

The next latest venue on the calendar is because of appear a month earlier on March 8, even though it currently stays on the TBD and has not been officially confirmed by Formula E, although Autosport understands it is going to be the inaugural race in Thailand.

The season will start on December 7 in Sao Paulo and for the primary time for the reason that 2019-2020 edition, the campaign's races will span two calendar years.

This might be followed by races in Mexico (January 11) and two races in Saudi Arabia, although the precise location of those races has not yet been determined on February 14-15.

Photo: Andreas Beil

Both Monaco and Tokyo, which is a brand new location on the calendar this season, will organize double-header events for the primary time on May 3-4 and May 17-18.

After the inaugural races in Shanghai this term, Formula E will return again for 2 races from May 31 to June 1, before returning to Indonesia after a one-year break to race in Jakarta (June 21).

The season will end with two races in Berlin (July 12-13) and London (July 26-27), but the previous is anticipated to face one other round of the World Endurance Championships again, as in 2024.

Notably absent from the calendar is the race in Italy, where the Misano World Circuit was withdrawn after only one 12 months.

“Sticking to our DNA perspective, three-quarters of our races will be on built or street tracks,” Dodds added.

“It's an actual mixture of old favorites. Much of the feedback we receive from bands, producers and fans concerns the need for continuity within the hardcore calendar.

Formula E Calendar 2024/25

Round location date

1 Sao Paulo, Brazil, December 7

2 Mexico, Mexico, January 11

3 to be determined, Saudi Arabia February 14-15

4 to be determined on March 8

5 Miami, USA, April 12

6 Monte Carlo, Monaco May 3-4

7 Tokyo, Japan May 17-18

8 Shanghai, China May 31 – June 1

9 Jakarta, Indonesia June 21

10 Berlin, Germany July 12-13

11 London, UK July 26-27

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