The challenging 18-turn, 2.582km street circuit will surround the Tokyo International Exhibition Centre – the largest venue in Japan also known as Tokyo Big Sight – only minutes from downtown Tokyo.
The track includes three notable straights, technical sequences of tight corners, and high-speed combinations set against the stunning Tokyo metropolis backdrop. Formula E’s track design experts are confident the circuit will deliver a challenge for the 22 drivers in the series, while providing maximum excitement and entertainment for fans at the race and TV viewers tuning-in around the world.
The paddock area, featuring the garages where teams and drivers prepare the GEN3 race cars and plan racing strategy, will be located on the Tokyo Bay waterfront.
The inaugural Formula E race in Tokyo will boost the use of ZEVs in Tokyo, and is the first time that public roads in Tokyo will be closed for a public road race and world championship event.
As with Formula E races held in iconic city centres around the world, such as London, Berlin and Mexico City, the Tokyo E-Prix will offer fans excellent public transport connections to the event, a key feature of Formula E’s industry-leading sustainability credentials.
Formula E is officially the world’s most sustainable sport, and the first sport to be rated net zero carbon since inception. Formula E is the industry leader combining world class sport with cutting edge technology, innovation and sustainability, without compromise.
“We are excited to unveil the track for the inaugural Tokyo E-Prix and are confident it will create a unique challenge for the 22 drivers in Formula E to showcase their elite driving skills and give fans in Tokyo an experience they will never forget,” said Alberto Longo, Co-Founder and Chief Championship Officer, Formula E. “We are honoured to be the first motorsport world championship to race on the streets of Tokyo.”