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Vegas Visa eRace – Free Practice One Results & Vegas Strip Circuit Reveal

The FIA Formula E have revealed the ”Vegas Strip Circuit” by releasing a video to their Youtube channel. In addition, free practice one has just been completed in Las Vegas! Speaking with Dom Duhan and Olli Pahkala from Team Redline after an exhausting day, fellow team member and sim racer, Bono Huis has taken top honours in free practice one, ahead of the highest placed Formula E driver, Felix Rosenqvist with sim racer, Graham Carrol managing the third fastest time.You can see the complete time sheet for free practice one here below.

It was a long day for all the drivers with free practice one concluding around 1am local time. Not much time for a rest though, as there is a 7am start for the guys for the next round on Saturday. As far as equipment is concerned, we can now announce that all the Playseat simulators have been fitted with Thrustmaster’s newest wheel, the TS-PC Racer and T3PA pedals! Keep an eye out for more images and information coming out of the CES in Las Vegas over the next day. If you want to catch all the action live, you can find all times and information here.

FIA Formula E Vegas Visa eRace Description:

On Saturday January 7th, the 20 Formula E drivers will take on 10 of the best sim racers on the planet for the Visa Vegas eRace, the richest race in the history of sim racing, for a share of $1 million dollars. The race where every driver is guaranteed at least $20,000 and the winner taking home $200,000. For the first time, we can reveal the circuit they will be racing on. The race will be broadcast live across the world at www.twitch.tv, and on the FIA Formula E website and app.

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Complete list of times from free practice one for the Vegas Visa eRace:

  1. Bono HuisFaraday Future Dragon Racing, 1:28.456s
  2. Felix RosenqvistMahindra Racing, 1:28.958s
  3. Graham CarrollDS Virgin Racing, 1:29.017s
  4. Jose Maria LopezDS Virgin Racing, 1:29.084s
  5. Nelson Piquet JrNextEV NIO, 1:29.101s
  6. Antonio Felix da CostaAndretti Formula E, 1:29.190s
  7. Sam BirdDS Virgin Racing, 1:29.244s
  8. Enzo BonitoTECHEETAH, 1:29.250s
  9. Olli PahkalaMahindra Racing, 1:29.280s
  10. Robin FrijnsAndretti Formula E, 1:29.317s
  11. Patrik HolzmannABT Schaeffler Audi Sport, 1:29.533s
  12. Petar BrljakNextEV NIO, 1:29.660s
  13. Mitch EvansPanasonic Jaguar Racing, 1:29.704s
  14. Maro EngelVenturi Formula E, 1:29.716s
  15. David GrecoRenault e.dams, 1:29.717s
  16. Aleksi Uusi-JaakkolaAndretti Formula E, 1:29.933s
  17. Lucas di GrassiABT Schaeffler Audi Sport, 1:29.993s
  18. Ma Qing HuaTECHEETAH, 1:30.127s
  19. Aleksi ElomaaVenturi Formula E, 1:30.178s
  20. Greger HuttuPanasonic Jaguar Racing, 1:30.182s
  21. Loic DuvalFaraday Future Dragon Racing, 1:30.502s
  22. Sebastien BuemiRenault e.dams, 1:30.619s
  23. Jean-Eric VergneTECHEETAH, 1:30.940s
  24. Stephane SarrazinVenturi Formula E, 1:31.222s
  25. Oliver TurveyNextEV NIO, 1:31.346s
  26. Daniel AbtABT Schaeffler Audi Sport, 1:31.396s
  27. Adam CarrollPanasonic Jaguar Racing, 1:31.442s
  28. Jerome D’AmbrosioFaraday Future Dragon Racing, 1:31.760s
  29. Nico ProstRenault e.dams, 1:31.975s
  30. Nick HeidfeldMahindra Racing, 1:32.852s