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Michelin Keys to the Race: New York City

All the practical information ahead of this weekend’s title-deciding New York City E-Prix…

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The ABB FIA Formula E Championship returns to New York City for a double-header to round out the 2018-19 season 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: New York City E-Prix

Track: Brooklyn Street Circuit

Length: 1.47 miles

Entries: 22 drivers from 11 teams

Schedule:

Friday, July 12 (all times local):
I-PACE eTROPHY Shakedown – 2-2:20 p.m.
Formula E Shakedown – 3:30-4 p.m.
I-PACE eTROPHY Free Practice – 5-5:40 p.m.

Saturday, July 13 (all times local):
Formula E Free Practice 1 – 7:30-8:15 a.m.
I-PACE eTROPHY Qualifying 2 – 8:35-9:05 a.m.
Formula E Free Practice 2 – 10-10:30 a.m.
Formula E Qualifying 1 – 11:45 a.m. – 12:50 p.m.
I-PACE eTROPHY Race 1 – 2 p.m. (25 mins + 1 lap)
Formula E Race 1 – 4 p.m. (45 mins + 1 lap)

Sunday, July 14 (all times local):
I-PACE eTROPHY Qualifying 2 – 8-8:30 a.m.
Formula E Free Practice 3 – 9-9:45 a.m.
Formula E Qualifying 2 – 11:45 a.m. – 12:50 p.m.
I-PACE eTROPHY Race 2 – 2 p.m. (25 mins + 1 lap)
Formula E Race 2 – 4 p.m. (45 mins + 1 lap)

Previous Winners: 2018 – Daniel Abt (Audi Sport ABT Schaeffler), 2017 – Felix Rosenqvist (Mahindra Racing), Sebastien Buemi (Renault e.dams); 2015 – Jerome d’Ambrosio

2018 – Lucas di Grassi (Audi Sport ABT Schaeffler); Jean-Eric Vergne (Techeetah); 2017 – Sam Bird (DS Virgin Racing) (won both races)

Fastest Race Lap: (new layout this year) – Maro Engel, 2017 (Venturi) 1:03.883

Previous Polesitters: 2018 – Sebastien Buemi (Renault e.dams) (on pole for both races) 1:13.911, 1:17.973; 2017 – Alex Lynn (DS Virgin Racing) 1:03.296; Sam Bird (DS Virgin Racing) 1:02.285

Driver Insight: “The circuit is quite fun to drive and pretty tricky in places. The best section is the quick left hander which is one of the fastest in Formula E. There is a strong variety of corners which makes you get a nice flow as the weekend goes on.” – Jose Maria Lopez

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Tires: Michelin Pilot Sport all-weather tires

Weather: Sunny, 88ºF, 0 percent chance of rain

TV:

USA:
Qualifying 1 – Sat. 12 p.m. EDT – FOX Sports 2, FOX Sports Racing
Race 1 – Sat. 4 p.m. EDT – FOX Sports Racing, FOX Broadcast
Qualifying 2 – Sun. 12 p.m. EDT – FOX Sports 2, FOX Sports Racing
Race 2 –  Sun. 3:30 p.m. EDT – FOX Sports 1, FOX Sports Racing

UK:
Qualifying 1 – Sat. 4:30 p.m. BST – Formula E YouTube, Eurosport 1, BT Sport 2
Race 1 – Sat. 8:30 p.m. BST – BT Sport 2, Eurosport 1, BBC iPlayer/Website
Qualifying 2 – Sun. 4:30 p.m, BST – Formula E YouTube, Eurosport 1, BT Sport ESPN
Race 2 – Sun. 8:30 p.m. BST – BT Sport ESPN, BBC iPlayer/Website

Europe:
Qualifying 1 – Sat.  7:40 p.m. CEST – Eurosport 2
Race 1 –  Sat. 11:45 p.m. CEST – Eurosport 1
Qualifying 2 – Sun. 9 p.m. CEST – Eurosport 2
Race 2 – Sun. 9:40 p.m. CEST – Eurosport 1

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