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Summary

  1. Ninth race of the fifth Formula E season
  2. Reigning champion Jules-Eric Vergne starts on pole
  3. Every race live on the BBC this season
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Live Reporting

All times stated are UK

  1. How is the Championship shaping up?

    With eight different winners from the eight races so far this season, it remains incredibly tight in the drivers’ championship.

    After his win in Paris, Robin Frijns has leapt to the top of the standings, with Andre Lotterer, who is yet to take a victory this season, lying one point behind in second.

    Ten points further back, BMW’s Antonio Felix Da Costa and Audi’s Lucas Di Grassi are tied on 70 points with Marrakech winner Jerome D’Ambrosio five points away in fifth.

    Britain’s Sam Bird is in ninth position in the championship standings, 26 points away from the top, with fellow Brits Oliver Rowland, Alexander Sims, Gary Paffett and Oliver Turvey in 12th, 15th, 18th and 19th respectively.

    Drivers’ Championship
  2. What happened in Paris?

    Virgin Racing's Robin Frijns won the Paris E-Prix, becoming the season's eighth different winner in eight races.

    Frijns finished ahead of Andre Lotterer and Daniel Abt in treacherous weather conditions on the 14-turn, 1.93km circuit.

    The 27-year-old is Formula E's first Dutch winner and leads the championship on 81 points.

    Drivers started under the safety car, with rain and hail later in the race leading to a Full Course Yellow being introduced, with a temporary speed restriction of 50kmph being introduced.

    Britain's Gary Paffett finished in eighth, with race three winner Sam Bird finishing in 11th place in the eighth race of 13.

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    Video caption: Formula E: Robin Frijns wins chaotic Paris E-Prix
  3. How can I watch Formula E?

    Follow all the action from every race of the new ABB FIA Formula E Championship across the BBC.

    The championship consists of 11 teams and 22 drivers competing over 13 races, finishing with a double-header in New York.

    Live coverage will be available to watch on the Red Button, Connected TV, BBC Sport website, mobile app and the BBC iPlayer.

    11 May – Monte-Carlo, Monaco

    15:00-17:00, Race, Red Button, Connected TV and online.

    25 May – Berlin, Germany

    22 June – Bern, Switzerland

    13 July – New York, USA

    14 July – New York, USA

  4. Meet the British driver flying high in Formula E

    Rachel Stringer meets Sam Bird, the British driver who claimed victory at the Santiago E-Prix in January.

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    Video caption: British driver Sam Bird Flying High in Formula E
  5. What is Formula E?

    The FIA Formula E Championship is the world’s first all-electric single seater series and is in its fifth season of competition.

    The 13-race calendar started in December and will run until July, finishing with two races in two days in New York City.

    A new car has been introduced this season that has a longer battery life, eliminating the need to change cars during the race, while BMW and Nissan have joined the rapidly growing list of manufacturers.

    The 45-minute long races feature a number of ways to add extra excitement, with drivers able to use ‘Attack Mode’ and ‘Fan Boost’ to help overtaking while there are bonus points for pole position and fastest lap.

    Formula E cars