Paris Street Circuit

From Wikipedia, the free encyclopedia
Jump to navigation Jump to search
Circuit des Invalides
Paris Street Circuit.png
LocationParis, France
Time zoneUTC+01:00
Coordinates48°51′18″N 2°18′45″E / 48.85500°N 2.31250°E / 48.85500; 2.31250Coordinates: 48°51′18″N 2°18′45″E / 48.85500°N 2.31250°E / 48.85500; 2.31250
Major eventsFormula E 2016–
Length1.93 km (1.20 mi)
Turns14
Race lap record1.02.323 (Nick Heidfeld, Mahindra, 2016)
Websitewww.paris-eprix.com/fr/

The Circuit des Invalides is a street circuit located around Les Invalides in Paris, France. It is used for the Paris ePrix of the single-seater, electrically powered Formula E championship. Its was first used on 23 April 2016 for the 2016 Paris ePrix.[1]

Layout[edit]

View from the Esplanade des Invalides, where the pit lane is located.

The track is 1.93 km in length and features 14 turns. It goes clock-wise around Les Invalides with the Musée de l'Armée and the tomb of Napoleon. The pit lane is located along the Esplanade des Invalides, north of Les Invalides.[1] It is characterised by a slippery surface, and a short section at turn 3 with new tarmac temporarily placed over the cobblestones.

References[edit]

  1. ^ a b "Track design for Paris ePrix revealed". fiaformulae.com. 2016-01-13.