Saturday, December 14, 2013

Andretti Sports marketing to host Miami Formula E race

NDIANAPOLIS - Andretti Sports Marketing has yestarday been appointed by Formula E to be the official event organisers for the Miami Formula E race - a new fully-electric racing championship taking place on the streets of Downtown Miami on 14 March 2015.
The Miami Formula E race will be one of two races in the US alongside Los Angeles on 14 February 2015.
"I'm excited that we are serving as the event organiser for the 2015 Miami Formula E race," said Michael Andretti, Chief Executive Officer for Andretti Sports Marketing. "We at Andretti Sports Marketing are committed to making this event a world class experience and we anticipate a long and great relationship with Formula E."
The Andretti family has been tied to racing since the 1960s, when Mario Andretti won the Indianapolis 500 and later raced Formula One.
Formula E is a new FIA Championship featuring open-wheel cars powered exclusively by electricity and racing in the heart of 10 of the world's leading cities. Designed to promote interest and investment in electric vehicles and sustainable motoring, 10 teams each with two drivers will compete in one hour races using Formula cars capable of reaching speeds of more than 225kph. All US races will also be broadcast live across the FOX family of networks, including FOX Sports 1, after the network secured the exclusive media rights earlier this year.