Formula E adds Moscow race

The Moscow ePrix, scheduled for 6 June 2015, will take place on a street circuit next to the iconic Kremlin and will reportedly include 13 turns.

FIA President Jean Todt said: "Russia's presence in motorsports dates back to the beginning of the 20th Century but the growth rate which we've seen in the last few years is incredible. After the debut of WTCC two years ago and of Formula One last year, the launch of another FIA Championship in the country is an important milestone in this growth path.

"Formula E represents a new form of racing and entertainment as it's aimed to attract and engage not only motorsport fans but also a new audience and in particular the younger generations. It fits perfectly in the FIA's traditional role as a leading promoter of innovation, technology and performance in the automotive sector. I am sure that Moscow will enjoy the event."

Formula E CEO Alejandro Agag added: "We are delighted to be welcoming Moscow onto the 2014/2015 Formula E calendar as our 10th host city. Russian people have always welcomed with passion and enthusiasm international events and we are sure it will be the same with the Moscow ePrix. Russia's automotive market is steadily growing, as is its electric vehicle industry and I am confident that Formula E will help to promote the concept of sustainable mobility in this country. As with our previous races, we have no doubt the Moscow ePrix is going to be a fantastic spectacle for teams, drivers and fans."

Full 2014-2015 FIA Formula E schedule:
Round 1: Beijing ePrix – Sept. 13, 2014 (winner: Lucas di Grassi)
Round 2: Putrajaya ePrix – Nov. 22, 2014 (winner: Sam Bird)
Round 3: Punta del Este ePrix – Dec. 13, 2014 (winner: Sebastien Buemi)
Round 4: Buenos Aires ePrix – Jan. 10, 2014 (winner: Antonio Felix da Costa)
Round 5: Miami ePrix – March 14, 2015
Round 6: Long Beach ePrix – April 4, 2015
Round 7: Monaco ePrix – May 9, 2015
Round 8: Berlin ePrix – May 23, 2015
Round 9: Moscow ePrix – June 6, 2015
Round 10: London ePrix – June 27, 2015

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