The first season of the UIM E1 World Championship will feature seven exciting races around the world, culminating in a spectacular final event in Hong Kong. The season will span Europe, the Middle East and Asia with world-renowned cities hosting E1 races. Hong Kong will host the finals of the first 3 seasons of the E1 World Championship in 2024, 2025 and 2026, a fitting and iconic destination that perfectly matches the truly international series that begins in Jeddah, Saudi Arabia on February 2-3, 2024.
- E1 Jeddah GP 2-3 February
- E1 Grand Prix Venice 11.-12. in May
- E1 Puerto Banús GP 1-2 June
- E1 Geneva GP 29-30 June E1 Monaco Grand Prix 26-27 in July
- E1 Rotterdam Grand Prix on September 7 and 8
- E1 Hong Kong GP on November 9-10
E1, the first and only world championship in all-electric racing boats, will then visit some of Europe's most glamorous locations in the Northern Hemisphere during the summer, first reaching Venice on the world-famous waters of the Venetian Lagoon on May 11-12. hosting E1's RaceBirds.
I share the pride of everyone at E1 as we announce this spectacular calendar of events for our first season. All of these cities are world-renowned for their cultural, touristic and sporting offerings, and each will provide our fans with a unique and unforgettable experience. Our race locations will not only provide a stunning backdrop for our RaceBirds, but align with our goals of improving the ecosystems we race in and accelerating the electrification of the sea. Rodi Basso, CEO and co-founder of E1
Puerto Banús, an enclave in the city of Marbella that is globally synonymous with glamor and lifestyle, will host the third E1 Grand Prix on June 1 and 2. Later this month, on June 29 and 30, the world-famous Lake Geneva will host an evening race to give fans a whole new experience before the series heads to Monaco on July 26 and 27 for what is sure to be one of the highlights of the calendar. After the RaceBirds raced side-by-side for the first time at the 2023 World Port Days, the E1 returns to Rotterdam on September 7-8 for the final race of the summer.
All of these events form part of the 'Race to Hong Kong' – the official championship standings – as the first season then concludes with a spectacular finale in the world-renowned waters of Hong Kong's Victoria Harbor on November 9-10. E1 Hong Kong The Grand Prix is expected to attract thousands of spectators from around the world to attend and experience the ultimate electric boat race in person in the waters of the picturesque Victoria Harbor in front of the city's iconic skyline.
We are most excited about the debut of the UIM E1 World Championship in 2024 and are proud that Hong Kong will host the grand finals of the first three seasons of the championship and be the only East Asian city to host its inaugural season, highlighting Hong Kong's reputation as a world-renowned event capital and one of the top tourist destinations around the world. Mr. Kevin Yeung, Secretary for Culture, Sports and Tourism, Government of the Hong Kong Special Administrative Region
Up to ten teams of male and female pilots will compete in the first season of the E1 Itle 'Champions of the Water' hunt. E1 teams are owned by some of the biggest names in their fields from Tom Brady, Rafael Nadal, Virat Kohli, Didier Drogba and Sergio Pérez in sports to Steve Aoki and Marc Anthony in the world of music and entertainment.
E1 owners and cities also share the championship's mission to drive change and positively impact maritime mobility.
The list of names on the Season 1 calendar shows the immense confidence our city stakeholders have in E1 before the first race even starts, and there is much more to come from the championship. Alejandro Agag, President and Co-Founder of E1
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