All-electric racing returns to New York

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Photos: Formula E: The iconic location of Red Hook, Brooklyn

Racing against the iconic Manhattan skyline, Formula E is back in Red Hook, New York this weekend for its season finale.

Photos: Formula E: The iconic location of Red Hook, Brooklyn

The all-electric racing series, the first of its kind when it launched in 2014, made history in 2017 by becoming the first international motor race of any description to be staged in The Big Apple.

Photos: Formula E: The iconic location of Red Hook, Brooklyn

The all-electric racing series from Formula E is a world first creating a milestone for The Big Apple.

Photos: Formula E: The iconic location of Red Hook, Brooklyn

Formula E races mostly take place on street circuits in some of the world’s most iconic cities. As well as New York, the distinctive buzz of the cars has also been heard in Mexico City, Hong Kong, Rome and Paris.

Photos: Formula E: The iconic location of Red Hook, Brooklyn

Hollywood A-listers were drawn to last year’s New York ePrix. Michael Douglas gave the event a thumbs up last year.

Photos: Formula E: The iconic location of Red Hook, Brooklyn

Sam Bird was victorious in last year’s inaugural race. The British DS Virgin Racing driver can still win the drivers’ championship but he trails Techeetah’s Jean-Eric Vergne ahead of this weekend’s doubleheader.

Photos: Formula E: The iconic location of Red Hook, Brooklyn

Formula E has made big strides stateside, having previously held races in Long Beach (pictured) and Miami.

Photos: Formula E: The iconic location of Red Hook, Brooklyn

Sam Bird celebrates on the podium after his victory on the circuit.

Photos: Formula E: The iconic location of Red Hook, Brooklyn

Who will be standing on top of the podium in Brooklyn this weekend?



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