Formula E To Be Featured In Bologna

Formula E’s electric race car will be featured in action at the Bologna Motor Show.

Italian racers Jarno Trulli and Michela Cerruti will drive the fully-electric Spark-Renault SRT_01E Formula E car at the Italian show.

Ex-Formula 1 driver Jarno and Auto GP race-winner Michela both currently compete in the new FIA Formula E Championship as team-mates for Trulli in a team owned and managed by the Monaco Grand Prix victor.

Formula E said Jarno will be the first to take to the wheel, performing three live demonstrations during the Show’s opening day, Saturday, December 6. The driver will also making a guest appearance at the welcome event.

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Michela will take the wheel Sunday, December 6, showcasing the car’s performance, which is capable of accelerating from 0 to 62 miles per hour in three seconds.

A static version of the Formula E car will also be on display for the duration of the show which is held at the Bologna Expo District between December 6 and 14.

“Both Michela and I are really looking forward to driving the Formula E car at the Bologna Motor Show and entertaining the crowds,” said Jarno Trulli. “Being the car’s Show debut, it will be the first time fans can see what the car can do, as well as listen to its sound. I think a lot of people are going to be really surprised!”

FIA’s Formula E Championship is the world’s first fully-electric racing series.


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