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FORMULA E, START THE COUNTDOWN ALL THE NEWS OF THIS SEASON 2018-2019

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New and very interesting developments are the ones that await us in this new 2018-2019 season that begins precisely tomorrow , December 15, 2018 .

It will be the 5th season of the Electric Car Championship , organized by the International Automobile Federation.

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One of the novelties of this FIA Formula E Championship is that we will see the new and long-awaited second generation Spark SRT05 chassis in action . Since its inauguration in 2014 they had not changed it and it is one of the most anticipated novelties for this season. The Spark SRT05 was presented by Nico Rosberg at the Berlin ePrix this year.

EQUIPMENT AND PILOTS OF THE FORMULA E 2018-2019

TEAM : Audi Sport ABT Schaeffler Formula E Team

CHASSIS: Spark-Audi

HEAD PILOTS: Lucas di Grassi N ° 11, Daniel Abt N ° 66

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TEAM : DS Techeetah

CHASSIS: DS Automobiles

PILOTS HOLDERS: André Lotterer No. 36 , Vergne No. 25

RACING TEAM : Envision Virgin Racing

CHASSIS: Spark-Audi

HEAD PILOTS: 2 Sam Bird n ° 2, Robin Frijns n ° 4

RACING TEAM : Mahindra Racing

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CHASSIS: Spark-Mahindra

HOLDER PILOTS: Jérôme d’Ambrosio n ° 64, Felix Rosenqvist and Pascal Wehrlein n ° 94

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RACING TEAM : Nissan e.dams

CHASSIS: Spark-Nissan

HEAD PILOTS: 23 Sébastien Buemi n ° 23 , Oliver Rowland n ° 22

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TEAM : Panasonic Jaguar Racing

CHASSIS: Spark-Jaguar

HEAD PILOTS: Nelson Piquet, Jr. n ° 3, Mitch Evans n ° 20

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TEAM : Panasonic Jaguar Racing

CHASSIS: Spark-Jaguar

PILOTS HOLDERS : 19 Massa No 19, Simona de Silvestro and Edoardo Mortara No. 4

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TEAM: NIO Formula E Team

CHASSIS: Spark-NIO

HEAD PILOTS: Oliver Tu rvey n ° 16, Tom Dillmann n ° 8

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TEAM : Geox Dragon Racing

CHASSIS: Spark-Penske

PILOTS HOLDERS : Jose Maria Lopez No. 7, Antonio Fuoco and Maximilian Günther n ° 6

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TEAM: BMW i Andretti Motorsport

CHASSIS: Spark-BMW

HEAD PILOTS : 27 Alexander Sims n ° 27, António Félix da Costa n ° 28

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TEAM : HWA RACELAB

CHASSIS: Spark-Venturi

HEAD PILOTS : Gary Paffett n ° 17, Daniel Juncadella and Stoffel Vandoorne n ° 5

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THE NEW CHANGES IN THE EQUIPMENT

BMW OFFICIALLY WITH ANDRETTI

A big news is that BMW finally joins Formula E as the official manufacturer of the Andretti team .

NISSAN REPLACES RENAULT

Nissan will replace Renault this season, so DAMS will prepare better and focus on Formula 1.

HWA ENTERS FORMULA E

HWA intends to officially join in the next 2019-2020 season , until then it will partner with Mercedes-Benz .

TECHEETAH OFFICIAL TEAM

After their association with DS Automobiles , the Techeetah will be an official team, but first they will participate in the category with the Virgin team .

VIRGIN RACING GOES TO AUDI

After leaving to be part of the DS Automobiles team , Virgin Racing will officially go to Audi .

CHANGES IN THE PILOTS FOR THE 2018-2019 SEASON

NEW ENTRIES

Alexander Sims will make his debut in Formula E with the Andretti team .

Felipe Massa will also debut in Formula E with Panasonic Jaguar Racing , replacing Tom Dillmann who passes to NIO .

Sotffel Vandoorne will debut in this category with HWA , after two years in F1 with McLaren.

Pascal Wehrlein will also debut in Formula E with the Mahindra Racing team . But in the first race it will be replaced by Felix Rosenqvist .

SUBSTITUTIONS AND ABANDONMENTS

Robin Frijns , expilot of Andretti , replaces Alex Lynn in the Virgin .

Maximilian Günther replaces d’Ambrosio in Dragon .

Oliver Rowland , leaves Mahindra to join Nissan , Alexander Albon takes his place.

Jérôme d’Ambrosio leaves Dragon after four seasons, to join Mahindra .

Nicolas Prost left NISSAN e.dams.

Antonio Fuoco will be a test and reserve driver for Dragon Racing .

Simona de Silvestro will be a test pilot for Venturi and Daniel Juncadella of HWA .

RACES CALENDAR FORMULA E 2018-2019

The circuits of Riyadh in Saudi Arabia , Sanya of China and Bern in Switzerland will be the new scenarios that will debut in Formula E. With respect to the previous season, Monaco is being included and Punta del Este will not participate.

The race programmed in the Santiago de Chile Forest Park circuit will be changed to the O’Higgins Park circuit .

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DATES AND CIRCUITS

ROUND 1 : Riad ePrix – December 15, 2018

Saudi Arabia – Street circuit of Ad Diriyah

ROUND 2 : Marrakech ePrix – January 12, 2019

Morocco – Moulay El Hassan International Circuit

ROUND 3 : Santiago ePrix – January 26, 2019

Chile – Circuit of the O’Higgins Park

ROUND 4 : Mexico City ePrix – February 16, 2019

Mexico – Hermanos Rodríguez Racetrack

ROUND 5 : Hong Kong ePrix – March 10, 2019

Hong Kong – Circuit street in Hong Kong

ROUND 6 : Sanya ePrix – March 23, 2019

China – Sanya Street Circuit

ROUND 7 : Rome ePrix – April 13, 2019

Italy – EUR Street Circuit

ROUND 8 : Paris ePrix – April 27, 2019

France – Paris street circuit

ROUND 9 : Monaco ePrix – May 11, 2019

Monaco – Circuit of Monaco

ROUND 10 : Berlin ePrix – May 25, 2019

Germany – Berlin-Tempelhof airport circuit

ROUND 11 : Bern ePrix – June 9, 2019

Switzerland – TBA

ROUND 12 : New York ePrix 1 – July 13, 2019

United States – Brooklyn Street Circuit

ROUND 13 : New York ePrix 2 – July 14, 2019