21 May 19

Event guide: Welcome to the 2019 BMW i Berlin E-Prix presented by CBMM Niobium

The ABB FIA Formula E Championship is back in Berlin for the fifth time in the series' history. We’re talking 22 new Gen2 cars battling it out at Berlin’s Tempelhof Airport for the penultimate round of the voestalpine European races. Get ready, Berlin - Formula E is back.

EVENT GUIDE, friday may 24

ALL TIMES LOCAL TO BERLIN

11:00 – GREENTECH EXHIBITION inspired by Allianz E-Village & Grandstands open

The gates to the Grandstands and first edition of the GREENTECH EXHIBITION inspired by Allianz E-Village open at 11:00. Inspired by the Allianz E-Village, the Greentech Exhibition makes up Formula E's dedicated fan zone, giving visitors of all ages an opportunity to understand the small changes you can make in your lifestyle which can make a global impact. From car sharing and carpooling, to air taxis and e-scooters, the Greentech Exhibition allows you to experience the world of tomorrow, today. Alongside all the exhibits, the area is home to the drivers' autograph session, food stalls, interactive displays and the chance to drive the track on our simulators in the Gaming Arena. 

mockup illustration of the Greentech Festival

11:30 - Formula E Shakedown, Track 

See all 22 Gen2 cars take to the track for the very first time in the shakedown session. This is the first time the teams and drivers will have the chance to test the setup of the car on track. There's no timer running, so it's just a warm up session ahead of the race on Saturday. 

12:00 - FM Dance Crew, Podium

See FM Dance Crew perform live on the Podium after Shakedown. 

12:20 - Jaguar I-Pace eTrophy Practice, Track

Watch as the Jaguar I-Pace eTrophy cars and drivers take to the track for the first time under timed conditions. 

Jaguar i-Pace electric cars race in the Jaguar eTrophy support series to Formula E

13:10 - Birddogs LIVE, Podium 

See Birddogs perform live on the Podium after the Jaguar I-Pace eTrophy practice session.

13:30 - E-Race Qualifying, Gaming Arena 

Here’s your chance to prove yourself against the drivers as the top three fastest fans take on the real Formula E drivers on simulators in the E-Village on race day. 

14:10 - FM Dance Crew, GREENTECH EXHIBITION inspired by Allianz E-Village

Another chance to see FM Dance Crew perform live in the GREENTECH EXHIBITION inspired by Allianz E-Village.

14:45 - Birddogs LIVE, GREENTECH EXHIBITION inspired by Allianz E-Village

See Birddogs perform live in the GREENTECH EXHIBITION inspired by Allianz E-Village.

14:50 - Audi e-tron Vision GT, Track

Look out onto the track at 14:50 to see Audi's e-tron Vision GT concept make its way around the Tempelhof track. 

15:30 - Formula E Practice 1, Track

This is the first time the drivers will have the chance to drive the track under timed conditions, giving us an insight into how they'll perform during the race. Despite the timings, they don't count towards the race result - it's just a free practice session. Here, the drivers can make use of the full 250kW of the car's power.

16:00 - FM Dance Crew, GREENTECH EXHIBITION inspired by Allianz E-Village

Here's another chance to see FM Dance Crew perform live in the GREENTECH EXHIBITION inspired by Allianz E-Village.

16:20 - EJ performance LIVE, Smart Mobile Disco

See Formula E's resident EJ perform a live set ahead of the Jaguar I-Pace eTrophy Qualifying

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create your own race day experience

Download the Formula E App and take your race day to the next level

  • Vote to give your favourite driver a power boost during the race with FANBOOST
  • Plan the ultimate day out with the race day planner
  • Listen in live to the drivers through driver radio player 
  • Explore the track and Allianz E-Village with the interactive map
  • Keep up to date with the latest news and results as the day unfolds 

 

 

EVENT GUIDE, Saturday MAY 25

ALL TIMES LOCAL TO BERLIN

 

08:00 – GREENTECH EXHIBITION inspired by Allianz E-Village & Grandstands open

The gates to the Grandstands and first edition of the GREENTECH EXHIBITION inspired by Allianz E-Village open at 11:00. Inspired by the Allianz E-Village, the Greentech Exhibition makes up Formula E's dedicated fan zone, giving visitors of all ages an opportunity to understand the small changes you can make in your lifestyle which can make a global impact. From car sharing and carpooling, to air taxis and e-scooters, the Greentech Exhibition allows you to experience the world of tomorrow, today. Alongside all the exhibits, the area is home to the drivers' autograph session, food stalls, interactive displays and the chance to drive the track on our simulators in the Gaming Arena. 

08:15 - FM Dance Crew, Main Hall

See FM Dance Crew perform live in the Main Hall ahead of Formula E Qualifying and Super Pole.

08:45 - Formula E Qualifying and Super Pole, Track

Qualifying determines the starting grid for the race, with the fastest driver lining-up in first place. The session lasts one hour and sees drivers divided into groups, decided by a lottery conducted in advance. Each driver has six minutes to set their best time, with the top-six drivers proceeding to the Super Pole shoot-out (see below).

10:00 - Jaguar I-PACE eTrophy Autograph Session, in front of Jaguar Paddock

Head over to the Jaguar I-Pace eTrophy Paddock to meet the drivers and get your merchandise signed. 

10:00 - Birddogs LIVE, Podium 

See Birddogs perform live on the Podium. 

11:00 - Formula E Autograph Session, Main Hall

Head over to the Main Hall to meet with the drivers at the Autograph Session. From selfies to signing caps, t-shirts and all your Formula E memorabilia.

andre lotterer formula e store
store

Get race ready

Check out the latest official ABB FIA Formula E merchandise as well as exclusive team gear at the Formula E store.  

11:10 - FM Dance Crew, GREENTECH EXHIBITION inspired by Allianz E-Village

Here's your chance to see FM Dance Crew perform live in the GREENTECH EXHIBITION inspired by Allianz E-Village.

11:25 - Audi e-tron Vision GT, Track

Look out onto the track at 14:50 to see Audi's e-tron Vision GT concept make its way around the Tempelhof track. 

11:30 - Birddogs performance LIVE, Podium

See Birddogs perform live on the Podium. 

11:35 - E-Race Final, Gaming Arena 

Watch as the three fastest fans from Qualifying take on the real Formula E drivers on the gaming simulators. Think you're good enough? Here's your chance to prove it. 

fans driving in the Gaminz Zone of the Allianz E-Village in the E-Race

13:00 BMW i Berlin E-Prix presented by CBMM Niobium (45' + 1 lap), Track 

No more testing, no more practice - this is it - when the lights go out, it's just 45minutes plus one final lap to the finish line of pure electric racing. 22 cars and drivers but just one winner - but who will it be?

14:00 - Formula E Podium Ceremony, Podium

That's it, the cars have crossed the line and the top three drivers will take to the podium. Join in the celebrations.

14:15 - EJ performance, Podium 

Stick around after the podium celebrations for a live set with Formula E's resident EJ. 

15:15 - Jaguar I-Pace eTrophy Race, Track 

Watch as all the Jaguar I-Pace eTrophy drivers take to the track to clinch the win. The race lasts for 25minutes, after which the drivers have one extra lap to complete before the finish line. Join us to see who wins.

16:00 - Jaguar I-Pace eTrophy Podium Ceremony, Podium 

Watch as the top three finishers from the Jaguar I-Pace eTrophy take to the podium. 

16:10 - Public Pit Walk (ticket holders only), Pit Lane

Here's your chance to see behind the scenes in the Pit Lane and the team garages.

16:30 - EJ performance, Smart Mobile Disco 

One last set from Formula E's resident DJ before the event wraps up.

18:00 - GREENTECH EXHIBITION inspired by Allianz E-Village & 2019 BMW i Berlin E-Prix presented by CBMM Niobium closes

That's all from the fifth Formula E race in Berlin. Next up, the Championship rolls into Bern, Switzerland for the final round of the voestalpine European races. Join us