Thursday, November 10, 2016

Another Formula Race for Montreal

Got a recent press release from the City of Montreal that they’ll be hosting a formula electric race next summer, and not just any race but the FIA Formula E Championship. The eprix Montréal Race is slated for July 29 and 30, 2017.

No real details yet, other than the course location, which I’m quoting directly from the press release:

“The urban race course will be set up around the installations at Société Radio-Canada, one of the event's collaborators. The race will start in an eastbound direction along boulevard René-Lévesque, between rue Panet and rue Plessis, will include 14 curves over 2.75 km, and at specific points along the course, drivers will reach top speeds of 265 km/h.”

Could be interesting and certainly a chance to get a look at some serious electric cars.

SOURCE Ville de Montréal - Cabinet du maire et du comité exécutif

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