07 May 19

Event guide: Welcome to the 2019 Monaco E-Prix

The ABB FIA Formula E Championship returns to the streets of Monaco for the ninth round 2018/19 season. That means sun, sea and more wheel-to-wheel combat than the harbourfront can handle. Ahead of all the action on May 11, here's all you need to know to plan the perfect race day in Monaco.

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Catch all the action from the 2019 Monaco E-Prix LIVE on May 11


All times local to Monaco 

07:00 – Allianz E-Village & Grandstands opens

The gates to the Grandstands and Allianz E-Village - Formula E’s fan festival at the heart of the E-Prix - open at 07:00. Home to the drivers' autograph session, food stalls, interactive displays, activities for fans of all ages, and the chance to drive the track on our simulators in the Gaming Arena.

Monaco Allianz E-Village

07:30 - Formula E Practice 1, Track

For those keen on getting in on every minute of racing action, the first Practice session of the day starts at 07:30. 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.

08:25 - 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. 

10:00 Formula E Practice 2 – Track

Yep, you guessed it - this session is exactly the same format as the first Practice only this is the second time the drivers will drive the track under timed conditions. This session is another chance for them to test the set-up of the car and make sure it's perfect for the race. Again, despite the timer running, this session doesn't count towards the race and drivers can make use of all 250kWs.

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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 

11:15 Jaguar I-Pace eTrophy Autograph Session, Jaguar Paddock

Here’s your chance to meet the drivers in the Jaguar I-Pace eTrophy. Don’t forget to bring along your merchandise for them to sign.

11:45 Formula E Qualifying & 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).


13:45 - Jaguar I-Pace eTrophy Qualifying, Track

Watch Formula E’s official support series, the Jaguar I-Pace eTrophy take to the track for the first time as cars and drivers attempt to clock the fastest time in Qualifying in a bid to clinch Pole Position ahead of the race.

14:30 - Drivers' Autograph Session, Allianz E-Village

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

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Get race ready

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

14:40 - Residents on track, Track

Watch as the residents of Monaco get to grips with the harbourfront circuit onboard electric bikes, scooters, skateboards and all kinds of electric transportation.   

15:00 - E-Race Final, 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. 

16:30 - Monaco E-Prix (45 minutes + 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?

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17:00 - Podium ceremony - Formula E – Podium

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

18:15 - Jaguar I-Pace eTrophy (25' + 1 lap), 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.

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

18:50 - Jaguar I-Pace eTrophy Podium, Podium

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

19:30 - Grandstands and Exhibitor Booths Close, Allianz E-Village

21:00 - Taste Zone, Music Stage and 2019 Monaco E-Prix Closes

That's it from the 2019 Monaco E-Prix. Next up, the ABB FIA Formula E Championship rolls into Berlin - join us there