Formula E has today revealed the location and track layout for the Visa Vegas eRace.
The 20 Formula E drivers and 10 sim racers will test their skills on a bespoke 3.1-kilometre anti-clockwise track featuring 20 turns, incorporating the famous Las Vegas Strip for the opportunity to win a share of $1 million - the biggest prize in eSports racing history.
Competitors will line-up on the grid on South Las Vegas Blvd and make their way past renowned hotel and casino resorts such the Luxor and MGM Grand. The circuit was designed and produced in association with Cloud Sport.
The ground-breaking Visa Vegas eRace is taking place at The Venetian Hotel as part of Sports Business Innovation at 16:00 (PST) on the 50th edition of CES on Saturday.
The race will be broadcast live across the world at www.twitch.tv, and on the FIA Formula E website and app. To make sure you don’t miss any of the action, here is the event timetable (all times PST -8 UTC)
Friday, January 6
8.40pm Free Practice 1
Saturday, January 7
9am Free Practice 2
3.25pm Qualifying race (14 laps)
4pm Race (28 laps)
Time convertor – 4pm PST
EST – 7pm
GMT – 12am (Jan 8)
CET – 1am (Jan 8)
JST – 9am (Jan 8)
IST – 5.30am (Jan 8)
To see if there is live broadcasting in your country, click here http://www.fiaformulae.com/en/championship/tv-schedule/