S7 Calendar: Mexico and Sanya postponed, Santiago double header

The 2021 ABB FIA Formula E World Championship has been revised due to the changing nature of the global COVID-19 pandemic.

This means that Formula E have now confirmed the first four rounds of the season. Santiago remains the season opener, however an extra race on the Sunday has been added, meaning the first time in Formula E history that two consectutive seasons have opened with a double header. Both races will be held behind closed doors.

The Mexico City E-Prix and the Sanya E-Prix, scheduled to be the second and fourth rounds of the season in February and March have now been postponed. Both races are now looking set for June date, with the possibility of moving the Berlin E-Prix to August.

With the additional round in Santiago, Diriyah remains the third and fourth rounds of the season on their original dates, Friday 26th and Saturday 27th of February. The races in Saudi Arabia are expected to have fans in attendance.

Formula E are looking at permamnt tracks as well to host races, such as Estoril and Algarve in Portugal, Valencia, where pre-season testing takes place, Silverstone, where Envision Virgin and Dragon are based, and a return to Marrkesh where the championship has already hosted four E-Prix as well as the in-season rookie driver test.

The calendar is set to have its next update in early 2021.

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