London ePrix

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London ePrix
ExCeL London
Race information
Number of times held2
First held2015
Most wins (drivers)France Nico Prost (2)
Most wins (constructors)France e.Dams-Renault (3)
Circuit length2.925 km (1.818 mi)
Last race (2016 Race 2)
Pole position
Podium
Fastest lap

The London ePrix is an annual race of the single-seater, electrically powered Formula E championship, held in London, United Kingdom. It was first raced in the 2014-15 season until the 2015-16 season.[1] The event will return for the 2019-20 season, but at a new location around (and through) ExCeL London.[2]

Circuit[edit]

Battersea Park[edit]

The first two editions of the London ePrix took place at the Battersea Park Street Circuit, a temporary street circuit at Battersea Park in London, England. The track was 2.922 km in length and featured 17 turns. The track was designed by Formula E's London event team and British architect Simon Gibbons.[3]

Royal Victoria Dock/ExCeL[edit]

Starting in 2020, the London ePrix will be held around and through the ExCeL London and around the Royal Victoria Dock. The 2.4 km layout will feature 23 turns and will be Formula E's first "indoor/outdoor" track.[2]

Results[edit]

Edition Track Winner Second Third Pole position Fastest lap
2015
Race 1
Battersea Park Switzerland Sébastien Buemi
e.dams-Renault
Belgium Jérôme d'Ambrosio
Dragon Racing
France Jean-Éric Vergne
Andretti Autosport
Switzerland Sébastien Buemi
e.dams-Renault
Brazil Lucas di Grassi
Audi Sport ABT
2015
Race 2
United Kingdom Sam Bird
Virgin Racing
Belgium Jérôme d'Ambrosio
Dragon Racing
France Loïc Duval
Dragon Racing
France Stéphane Sarrazin
Venturi
United Kingdom Sam Bird
Virgin Racing
2016
Race 1
France Nico Prost
Renault e.dams
Brazil Bruno Senna
Mahindra Racing
France Jean-Éric Vergne
DS Virgin Racing
France Nico Prost
Renault e.dams
Brazil Nelson Piquet Jr
NEXTEV TCR
2016
Race 2
France Nico Prost
Renault e.dams
Germany Daniel Abt
Audi Sport ABT
Belgium Jérôme d'Ambrosio
Dragon Racing
Switzerland Sébastien Buemi
Renault e.dams
Switzerland Sébastien Buemi
Renault e.dams

References[edit]

  1. ^ "Racing back into the heart of London". fia.com. 23 June 2015.
  2. ^ a b "Formula E returns to London in 2020". fiaformulae.com. 5 March 2019.
  3. ^ "Green light for 'double header' London ePrix in Battersea Park". FIA Formula E. 19 February 2015. Retrieved 24 February 2015.