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Beijing ePrix

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Number of times held  2
Last held  2015
Race length  89.4 km (55.7 mi)
First held  2014
Circuit length  3.44 km (2.14 mi)
Laps  26
Beijing ePrix

The Beijing ePrix is an automobile race of the Formula E championship in Beijing, People's Republic of China. It was first raced in the 2014-15 season, of which the 2014 Beijing ePrix was the first Formula E race in history.

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Circuit

The ePrix takes place at the Beijing Olympic Green Circuit. It runs around the grounds of the "Bird's Nest" Olympic stadium used in the 2008 Olympic Games. The track features 20 turns, and at 3.453 km is the longest track currently used in Formula E. Choosing the location and designing the track has been done by designer Rodrigo Nunes in close cooperation with the FIA, Formula E, the People's Republic of China Motor Sport Federation, the Olympic Park Committee, the Mayor of Beijing, the Chinese Government, and event organiser China Racing.

History

For the first Beijing ePrix on 13 September 2014 of the first Formula E race was ever the same time, were 75,000 spectators in the Olympic Park to the route. Admission to the event site was free, only the courts in the stands at the start-finish line were chargeable. 40 million people watched the race. Lucas di Grassi won the first ePrix. He benefited from a collision between Nicolas Prost and Nick Heidfeld, who were involved in the final round before the last corner in an accident.

References

Beijing ePrix Wikipedia


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