FOX Sports To Broadcast First-Ever Formula E Race This Saturday
This weekend FIA Formula E Championship takes off in Beijing, China and here we present information on television coverage in the US.
FOX Sports 1 and FOX Sports GO will be airing the race live. First round: Saturday, September 13 (3:30 a.m. ET).
Replay is scheduled for Sunday, September 14 (1 p.m. ET).
Here is the FOX Sports announcement:
“The United States is represented by two teams — Andretti Formula E, with driver Franck Montagny; and Dragon Racing, with drivers Mike Conway and Jerome d’Ambrosio. Two U.S. events are scheduled for the spring, with Miami on March 14 and Long Beach on April 4.”
“As part of the new series, Formula E introduces interactive FanBoost, where fans can give their favorite driver an extra speed boost by voting for them prior to the race. The three drivers with the most votes receive one five-second power boost, temporarily increasing their cars’ power. For more information on FanBoost and to cast your vote, click here.”
“The first of 10 races takes place in Beijing around the iconic Olympic ‘Bird’s Nest’ Stadium with the season finale taking place in London on June 27.”
“The FIA Formula E Championship is a strong addition to the industry-leading FOX Sports 1 motor sports lineup for 2014-15 that now includes the NASCAR Sprint Cup Series, NASCAR Nationwide Series, NASCAR Camping World Truck Series, Monster Energy Supercross, the TUDOR United SportsCar Championship, the 24 Hours of Le Mans, the Continental Tire Sports Car Challenge, the MotoGP World Championship, Moto2, Moto3, the ARCA Racing Series and Monster Jam.”