It’s time! This weekend, Formula E kicks off the 2023 season with the Mexico City ePrix, which also marks the official launching of the Gen3, the new generation of electric World Championship vehicles.
Unlike previous years, the Autodromo Hermanos Rodriguez was the stage chosen to open the championship, which will contain 16 stages in between January and August 2023.
The great emphasize of the weekend break is the initial public exhibit of the Gen3 designs, a brand-new generation of cars in the category, which guarantee to be faster. The Gen3 starts its trajectory with challenges, after objection from pilots and teams in the screening phases and in the pre-season, held in December in Spain.
In addition to Gen3, we will certainly have 2 various other launchings between the groups. Maserati, that makes its triumphant go back to solitary – seater competitors after years, occupying the entry of Venturi, and McLaren, which bought the framework from Mercedes. Together with the two, we will certainly also have the return of the Abt team, which, in the very first years of the category, ran in partnership with Audi.
On the grid we will certainly still have other information, such as the newly formed collaboration between DS and Penske, with champions Stoffel Vandoorne and Jean-Eric Vergne as vehicle drivers. Amongst the Brazilians, we will certainly have Lucas di Grassi in his very first season for Mahindra, while SErgio Sette Câmara leaves Penske for NIO 333.
And for Brazil, another novelty: the Formula E transmissions leave television Cultura and SporTV, passing to Grupo Bandeirantes.