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Rome Volunteers to Host 2014 Formula E Race

Posted: Dec. 10th, 2012  |  By Michael Pearse
Formula E

Rome has become the first European city to volunteer to host one of the 10 races of the 2014 Formula E racing series. For those who haven't heard, Formula E will be a world racing series with vehicles powered only by electricity, fusing excitement and environmentalism... Hopefully.

The Italian city will host a race in 2014

On December 1st, at Campidoglio, the Mayor of Rome – Mr Gianni Alemanno, President of the Fédération Internationale de l'Automobile (FIA) – Mr Jean Todt, Formula E Holdings CEO – Mr Alejandro Agag and Chairman of the Italian Automobile Club (ACI) Mr Angelo Sticchi Damiani, announced that Rome would be the first European city to host the FIA Formula E Championship in 2014.

Formula E Holdings has signed an agreement with the FIA to promote the new Formula E Championship, featuring Formula E cars powered exclusively by electric energy.

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