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Michelin Keys to the Race: Hong Kong

Check out the Michelin Keys to the Race for Sunday’s Hong Kong E-Prix…

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The ABB FIA Formula E Championship’s East Asian leg gets underway this weekend in Hong Kong. Check out all of the practical information for the fifth round in the Michelin Keys to the Race.

Michelin Keys to the Race:

Race: HKT Hong Kong E-Prix

Track: Hong Kong Central Harbourfront Circuit

Length: 1.86 km, 10 turns

Entries: 22 drivers from 11 teams

Schedule:
Saturday, March 9 (all times local):
2:00-2.20 p.m. — Jaguar I-PACE eTROPHY Shakedown
3:30-4.00 p.m. — Formula E Shakedown
4:30-5:10 p.m. — Jaguar I-PACE eTROPHY Free Practice

Sunday, March 10:
7:30-8:15 a.m. — Formula E Practice 1
8:35-9:05 a.m. — Jaguar I-PACE eTROPHY Qualifying
10-10:30 a.m. — Free Practice 2
11:45 a.m. -12:21 p.m. — Formula E Qualifying
12:30-12:50 p.m. — Formula E Super Pole
2-2:35 p.m. — Jaguar I-PACE eTROPHY Race
4 p.m. — Formula E Race (45 mins + 1 lap)

Previous Winners: 2016 – Sebastien Buemi (Renault e.Dams); 2017 – Sam Bird (DS Virgin) and Felix Rosenqvist (Mahindra)

Fastest Race Lap: Lucas di Grassi (Audi Sport ABT Schaeffler) 1:03.928

Previous Polesitters: 2016 – Nelson Piquet Jr. (NextEV NIO); 2017 – Jean-Eric Vergne (Techeetah) and Felix Rosenqvist (Mahindra)

Pole Times in 2017: Race 1: 1:03.568 Vergne; Race 2: Rosenqvist 1:02.836

Driver Insight:  “The track is tight but quite good fun. Qualifying is going to be even more critical because overtaking will be at a massive premium even with the [attack] boost.” – Sam Bird

Fanboost: Click Here

Tires: Michelin Pilot Sport all-weather tires

Weather:
Partly Cloudy, 67 degrees Fahrenheit; 60 percent chance of rain

TV:
USA:
Practice 1 – Sat. 18.25 pm EDT – FOX Sports Go
Practice 2 – Sat. 20.55 pm EDT – FOX Sports Go
Qualifying – Sun. 2.30 am EDT – FOX Sports 2
Race – Sun. 3.30 am EDT – FOX Sports Racing and FOX Sports 1

UK
Practice 1 – Sat. 11.15 p.m. GMT – BT Sport 3
Practice 2 – Sun. 1.45 a.m. GMT – BT Sport 3
Qualifying – Sun. 3.30 a.m. GMT – BT Sport 3
Race – Sun. 7.30 a.m. GMT – BT Sport 3
Race – Sun. 7.30 a.m. GMT – BBC 2

Europe
Race – Sun. 9 a.m. CET – Eurosport 1

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