The drivers racing today are all here, as the heroes of all-electric street racing are joined by the biggest names from the online community, along with some special guests, as they get set to take on the virtual streets for the test round of the ABB Formula E Race at Home Challenge later today at 15:30 BST.
The Formula E grid will see a complete line-up of 24 teams and drivers leading the charge in support of the UNICEF fundraiser. Jumping into the digitised Gen2 racer will see DS Techeetah with their current pairing of two-time Formula E champion Jean-Eric Vergne and current championship leader Antonio Felix da Costa. Also joining the line-up will be Mercedes-Benz EQ's Stoffel Vandoorne and Nyck de Vries, NIO 333's Oliver Turvey and Ma Qinghua, Andre Lotterer and Neel Jani for Porsche, Audi ABT Sport Schaeffler's Lucas di Grassi and Daniel Abt, and more familiar names from the Formula E grid.
Stand-in drivers for the Formula E grid will see Nick Cassidy, who was last seen topping the timesheets at the Rookie Test, lining up alongside Robin Frijns and taking Sam Bird's Envision Virgin Racing seat. Replacement drivers joining Cassidy are gamer-turned-pro racer Jann Mardenborough joining Oliver Rowland and driving the number 23 Nissan e.dams of Sebastien Buemi and Mahindra Racing's sim and development driver Sam Dejonghe driving alongside Jerome D'Ambrosio and standing in for Pascal Wehrlein.
The Challenge grid will see some big names from the online community and special guests including Jimmy Broadbent lining up for Envision Virgin Racing, DS Techeetah's replacement driver James Rossiter will be joined by Charlie Martin, and professional racer and YouTuber Archie Hamilton will driving for Mercedes-Benz EQ alongside DTM driver Dani Juncadella.
Formula E grid:
Audi Sport ABT Schaeffler - Daniel Abt (#66 car) & Lucas Di Grassi (#11 car)
BMWi Andretti Motorsport - Max Gunther (#28 car) & Alexander Sims (#27 car)
DS TECHEETAH - Antonio Felix da Costa (#13 car) & Jean-Eric Vergne (#25 car)
Envision Virgin Racing - Robin Frijns (#4 car) & Nick Cassidy (#2 car)
GEOX DRAGON - Brendon Hartley (#6 car) & Nico Mueller (#7 car)
Mahindra Racing - Jerome D'Ambrosio (#64 car) & Sam Dejonghe (#94 car)
Mercedes-Benz EQ - Nyck de Vries (#17 car) & Stoffel Vandoorne (#5 car)
NIO 333 - Ma Qing Hua (#33 car) & Oliver Turvey (#3 car)
Nissan e.dams - Oliver Rowland (#22 car) & Jann Mardenborough (#23 car)
Panasonic Jaguar Racing - James Calado (#51 car) & Mitch Evans (#20 car)
ROKiT Venturi Racing - Edoardo Mortara (#48 car) & Felipe Massa (#19 car)
TAG Heuer Porsche - Andre Lotterer (#36 car) & Neel Jani (#18 car)
Audi Sport ABT Schaeffler - Steve Brown (#11 car)
BMWi Andretti Motorsport - Jarl Teien (#27 car) & Kevin Siggy (#28 car)
DS TECHEETAH - Charlie Martin (#13 car) & James Rossiter (#25 car)
Envision Virgin Racing - Jimmy Broadbent (#2 car) & Graham Carroll (#4 car)
GEOX Dragon - Joel Eriksson (#6 car) & Brandon Williams (#7 car)
Mahindra Racing - Olli Pahkala (#64 car) & Hany Alsabti (#94 car)
Mercedes-Benz EQ - Archie Hamilton (#5 car) & Dani Juncadella (#17 car)
NIO 333 - Liu Zexuan (#3 car) & Petar Brljak (#33 car)
Nissan e.dams - Ricardo Sanchez (#22 car) & Marc Gassner (#23 car)
Panasonic Jaguar Racing - Jack Ashton (#20 car) & Kai Bachini (#51 car)
ROKiT Venturi Racing - Erhan Jajovski (#19 car)
TAG Heuer Porsche - Moritz Löhner (#18 car) & Mike Channell (#36 car)