For this fifth round of the 2016/17 FIA Formula E Championship, Monaco is back on the calendar and is the start of a very busy European tour, which has three events : Monaco, Paris and Berlin.
After a difficult Mexico ePrix, where Nico Prost finished fifth and Séb Buemi fourteenth, our two drivers are back in the Principality with high expectations and hopes. In 2015, the Swiss driver swooped to pole position and won the ePrix. This feat made him the first ever FE driver to retain the advantage of pole position and turn it into victory.
This weekend, we are back at the legendary track of Monaco, specially modified for the FE championship. This includes the start-finish line, the new curve of “Sainte-Dévote”, the pool area and the famous “La Rascasse”. With twelve turns spread over 1,765km, the ePrix runs over 51 laps which will prove a huge challenge for all drivers both mentally and physically.
With 122 points in the Teams’ standings, Renault e.dams and its drivers arrive more motivated than ever to keep the lead and score more points to fight for the crown.
Free Practice 1 - 08.00 - 08.45
Free Practice 2 - 10.30 - 11.00
Qualifying - 12.00 - 12.36
Super Pole - 12.45 - 13.00
Race Start - 16.00
Nico Prost - n°8 : "Monaco is the most prestigious and mythical track in motorsport and to race here again is going to be a great experience."
Séb Buemi - n°9 : "Monaco is one of the best tracks on the calendar. I have great memories from 2015 and I will do my best to win a second time here."
12 : Number of turns
1,765 (km) : Track length
51 : Number of laps
76 : Séb Buemi leads with 76 points in the Drivers’ standings
46 : Nico Prost is in third position with 46 points, behind Lucas Di Grassi
Do you remember – Monaco ePrix 2015
1 : Séb Buemi is the only current FE driver to have win in Monaco
0 :53.478 : Séb Buemi’s qualifying result
0 :53.909 : Nico Prost’s qualifying result
6 : Nico Prost’s race result
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