Mercedes-EQ Formula E Team was gearing up for its first competitive visit to Rome

Mercedes-EQ Formula E Team was gearing up for its first competitive visit to Rome

08.04.2021: Roman debut: Six weeks on from the ABB FIA Formula E World Championship season opener, the Mercedes-EQ Formula E Team is heading to Rome. Next weekend (10/11 April), rounds three and four of the all-electric racing series will be contested on a stre

Roman debut: Six weeks on from the ABB FIA Formula E World Championship season opener, the Mercedes-EQ Formula E Team is heading to Rome.

 

Next weekend (10/11 April), rounds three and four of the all-electric racing series will be contested on a street circuit in the heart of the Italian capital.


Although this will be the first competitive outing in Rome for the Mercedes works team, Stoffel Vandoorne has fond memories of the Circuito Cittadino dell'EUR where he achieved his first podium finish in Formula E with a P3 in Season 5.



The 2021 Rome E-Prix will be the third to be hosted by the city, but a different track layout will be used this time. The previous two races in 2017 and 2018 were won by Sam Bird (DS) and Mitch Evans (Jaguar).

 

At 3,380 metres, the newly configured track is the second longest in the annals of the race series and the longest this season.
 
 
    

Marlene Wieland - photo Mercedes

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