- Formula E lands in Europe to dispute the ePrix Monaco, fifth round calendar Electrical contest.
- After a year of absence, the electrical category returns to the streets of the Principality in order to provide a great spectacle.
Hong Kong, Marrakech, Buenos Aires and Mexico City. He
first third of the 2016-17 season of Formula E was raced away from
Europe. In this respect, there is no better stage for the arrival of the contest
electrical old continent the ePrix Monaco. After a year of
absence due to contractual issues, the streets of the Principality welcome
second edition of this race at a key moment of the season, Every time
the last race in Mexico allowed Lucas di Grassi wipe away much
handicap that had accumulated Sébastien Buemi.
The only previous edition of ePrix of Monaco took place in the
2014-15 season, at the opening session of Formula E. A test that
surely keep fond memories of the event leader, whenever
Sébastien Buemi took the win and pole position. The Swiss rider was
the star of the weekend after securing pole position for less than two
Lucas di Grassi tenths about. As early career, the Swiss returned to resist
before the Brazilian driver to get the win. Nelson Piquet Jr.
He completed the podium after beating Sam Bird.
Regarding the first ePrix of Monaco, the track does not present
big changes. In this regard, the pilots will face a court
It designed from that used in the Monaco GP Formula 1, although
trimmed for the occasion. 2 kilometers long, the track has a
total of 12 curves. Although this 'snip', the path used by the
Formula E is quite recognizable as the track remains unchanged until
'Massenet' where pilots give a 180 skipping 'Mirabeu', 'Portier'
and 'Tunnel'. Thence face 'Tabac' in an identical layout to Formula
Sébastien Buemi Monaco faces the ePrix as leader
competition with 76 points, five more than Lucas di Grassi. Brazil comes in
positive trend after winning the ePrix Mexico City and definitely the
another big favorite to win in the streets of the Principality. One or two steps
They lie behind Nico Prost and Jean-Eric Vergne, pilot who holds the
fastest lap on this track. However, drivers like Sam Bird, Felix
Rosenqvist, Daniel Abt and Nick Heidfeld They have shown at peak times
high speed with good ratings or podiums in the first races.
Grill Formula E occurs unchanged face
the ePrix Monaco, although in this respect all eyes are on
Robin Frijns and José María 'Pechito' Lopez. Both drivers have not had the
best start possible season and have reached the Principality between cottons
because of their injuries. Although a priori neither
Drivers should miss the race, both MS Amlin Andretti as Virgin Racing DS
They have moved their pilots reserves to Monaco. Alexander Sims and Alex Lynn
They will replace his companions for any eventuality.
EPrix schedules Monaco Formula E 2016-17
Saturday May 13, 2017
|08: 00h||08: 45h||Free Practice 1|
|10: 30h||11: 00h||Free Practice 2|
|12: 00h||12: 06h||Classification - Group 1|
|12: 10h||12: 16h||Classification - Group 2|
|12: 20h||12: 26h||Classification - Group 3|
|12: 30h||12: 36h||Classification - Group 4|
|12: 45h||13: 00h||Superpole|
|16: 00h||16: 50h||Race (51 laps) *|
* The race can be followed live by streaming Formula E on youtube and GOL TV channel.
Photos: FIA Formula E