Formula E School Series Starting in Long Beach, California

Formula E School Series

CarNewsCafe is going to the Formula E race in Long Beach, California next weekend. Are you ready?

Formula E School Series

The FIA Formula E School Series at the Long Beach Convention Center – Hall A will be introduced by the city’s Mayor, Robert Garcia, who will visit with the students as they build their electric vehicles. The participating schools are the local McBride Sr. High School, Cabrillo High School, Jordan High School, California Academy of Math and Science, Millikan High School and Santa Barbara High School.Formula E Interview with Alejandro Agag

It will be held on Saturday, April 4, the day the FIA Formula E Championship comes to Long Beach. It is run by the UK charity, Greenpower Education Trust and it is designed as a School Series to introduce young people aged 11-16 to sustainable engineering and the possibility of a career in the engineering industry.

Formula E School Series, Educating Young Students

Students from all six schools will build and run their very own all-electric race car. The series will culminate as a competition against each other on the Long Beach Formula E circuit on Saturday, April 4. Students will gather to build their cars under the guidance of Greenpower personnel in Long Beach this coming Saturday, March 28.

For more information on the Long Beach ePrix on Saturday, April 4, please visit the website.

In the meantime, stay tuned for more in a week when we will cover the pre-race activities and the weekend race.

Nicolas Zart
Born and raised around classic cars, it wasn't until Nicolas drove an AC Proulsion eBox and a Tesla Roadster that the light went on. Eager to spread the news about those amazing full torque electric vehicles, he started writing about this amazing technology and its social impacts in 2007. Today, Nicolas covers renewable energy, test drives cars, does podcasts and films. Nicolas offers an in-depth look at the e-mobility world through interviews and the many contacts he made in those industries. His articles are also published on Teslrati, CleanTechnica, the Beverly Hills Car Club and Medium. "There are more solutions than obstacles." Nicolas Zart