The FIA recently revealed the layout of the Miami street circuit that will be used in the 5th round of the Formula E Championship on March 15, 2015. This is 1 of 2 Formula E racing events that will take place in the US as the 6th round will be held in Long Beach, California on April 4, 2015.
The circuit was formed by track design company Ayesa and will be located in Downtown Miami along Biscayne Bay near the American Airlines Arena. It has a total length of 2.17 kilometers and will feature 8 turns.
“I’m pleased to be welcoming Formula E to Miami, the location of the first electric single-seater race in America. We are proud to be among the elite group of international cities hosting the FIA Formula E Championship,” said Tomas Regalado, Mayor of Miami.
Also present during the track reveal was Formula E CEO Alejandro Agag.
“We’re delighted to be officially unveiling the circuit for the Miami ePrix, the host for round five of the FIA Formula E Championship. Having two races in the US is very important to us with America’s rich motorsport heritage and the States being such an influential and burgeoning market for electric vehicles,” said Agag.
Helping to organize the event will be Andretti Sports Marketing (ASM). Michael Andretti, CEO of ASM stated that he is excited that his company will serve as the event organizer for the 2015 Formula E race. Andretti added that he is also looking forward to having a long and great relationship with Formula E.