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Michelin Keys to the Race: Marrakesh

Key information and coverage details for this weekend’s Formula E race in Morocco…

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The ABB Formula E Championship reconvenes for the second round of Season Five in Morocco this weekend.

Check out all of the practical information for the event in the Michelin Keys to the Race.

Michelin Keys to the Race:

Race: Marrakesh E-Prix

Track: Circuit International Automobile Moulay El Hassan

Length: 1.83 miles, 14 turns

Driver Insight: “The track layout in Marrakesh should suit us pretty well I’d say. It will be a bit more of a power track and with the BMW i drivetrain it will be fun to go racing there.” – Antonio Felix da Costa

Entries: 22 drivers from 11 teams

Schedule:
Friday, Jan. 11 (all times local):
3:00-3.30 p.m. — Shakedown

Saturday, Dec. 15:
8-8:45 a.m. — Free Practice 1
10:15-10:45 a.m. — Free Practice 2
10:45-12:15 a.m. — Qualifying
12.45-13.05 p.m. — Super Pole
4:03 p.m. — Race

Previous Winners: 2016 – Sebastien Buemi; 2017 – Felix Rosenqvist

Previous Polesitters: 2016 – Felix Rosenqvist; 2017 – Sebastien Buemi

Fastest Race Lap: Nelson Piquet Jr – 1:22.832 in 2018

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Tires: Michelin Pilot Sport all-weather tires

Weather: Partly Cloudy, 76F, 20 percent chance of rain

TV:
USA (all times ET):
11:55 p.m-12:55 a.m. — Practice 1 (FS Go)
2-2:55 a.m. — Practice 2 (FS Go)
8:30-9:30 a.m. — Qualifying (FS2 and FS Racing)
9:30-11:00 a.m. — Race (FS1 and FS Racing)

UK (all times GMT):
7-8 a.m. — FP1 (BT Sport ESPN)
8-9 a.m.  — FP2 (BT Sport ESPN)
10:45 a.m-12:15 p.m.  — Qualifying (BT Sport ESPN)
2-4:30 p.m. — Race (BT Sport ESPN)

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Sam Smith is e-racing365's Formula E Editor. A 20-year veteran in motorsports media, including press officer roles in both the FIA Sportscar Championship and at Lola Group, Smith is a well-known face in the Formula E paddock, where he served as series editor for Motorsport.com from 2014-17. Contact Sam

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