Have a need for speed? The Formula E returns to the streets of the EUR in south Rome for an adrenaline pumping, high speed, all-electric car race. Since 2011 Formula E has taken to the streets to promote a greener, cleaner form of car racing that takes place on city streets. From Hong Kong to Mexico City, all across the world, single drivers take to the streets of major cities to race for a better future for the environment. Formula E arrives in Rome on April 13, 2019.
The race takes place in the southern neighborhood known as the EUR district – for Esposizione Universale di Roma – a rationally planned area from the early 20th century under the guidance of Benito Mussolini who sought to move the city’s administrative functions out of the historic center. The stark architecture contrasts with the center of Rome, but it is a very important part of the city which is highly worth the visit.
The total race route is 2.84km with a total of 27 turns. The race starts at the obelisk in Piazza Marconi and wraps around the buildings and streets, recrossing the large Via Cristoforo Colombo – the main artery that connects the southern district with the center of Rome.
In Rome (or anywhere else) but won’t make it to the races? Follow the races on TV in the comfort of your home! In most Rome-Accommodation.net apartments, a SKY subscription is available. Tune into Eurosport channel (check the guide for exact channel number) to catch all the action! Alternatively, head to one of Rome’s sports bars to watch the races with a few pints.
Purchase tickets online on the official Formula E website here. All tickets include access to the Allianz E-Village – “Formula E’s immersive fan festival”.
Regular ticket prices start at €40 for adults with reduced rates available for young adults, children and seniors.
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