Alejandro Agag has introduced that ABB FIA Formulation E has reached a deal to proceed to race in Paris for an additional three seasons.
The brand new association with the town’s authorities will come into impact after the 2018/19 race, which takes place later this month.
FE has raced in Paris since its second season, utilizing a 1.2-mile monitor across the historic Les Invalides space of the town.
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“[We have made a decision] within the newest assembly to increase Formulation E for one more three years,” Agag mentioned a press convention organised forward of this 12 months’s Paris race.
“So [including] this 12 months onwards, we’ve acquired 4 years of assured Formulation E in Paris.
“It truly is nice information. I’d wish to thank Paris mayor Anne Hidalgo, the entire staff from the town of Paris and all departments of the French state, which assist us so much.
“[This assistance includes] safety, the Invalides’ troopers, the seventh district, Rachida Dati [mayor of Paris’s 7th district]. Everybody will get collectively to make the race profitable.”
A distinct driver has received the Paris E-Prix in every of its three earlier occasions.
Lucas di Grassi received the inaugural race again in 2016 for the Abt Audi squad and was adopted by Renault e.dams driver Sebastien Buemi triumphing in 2017, and Jean-Eric Vergne profitable on his residence streets final 12 months for Techeetah.