Santiago de Chile will have its ePrix Formula E. At least that is what has been detached from the visit of the CEO of Formula E, Alejandro Agag, to the country of chile. The meeting between the Spanish businessman, the Ministers of Sports and Energy and the President of the Nation, Michelle Bachelet, has served to formalize a project that has been looking for several months. In this aspect, it is expected that the cars electric Formula E will compete on the season 2017-18 in the metropolitan area of the city, more specifically, in the side streets near the Plaza Baquedano.
By the time have not been unveiled in great detail of the future ePrix of Santiago de Chile. However, already begins to speculate, that the first edition of the test is disputed in the chilean capital would be the 3 of February of 2018, which would place you in a perfect position to complement or directly replace the ePrix of Buenos Aires. It should be remembered that, due to the development plan, which lives in the capital of Argentina, the area in which he competed in the Formula And in Puerto Madero will not be available and for the moment has not found a path alternate to the test.
With this movement, Chile takes the first big step to return to the map of the competitions engine international. However, this ePrix of Santiago of Chile adds to the claims of the country of have an important role in the Dakar and welcoming from 2019 a test of the WRC. In fact, not many dates a delegation of the FIA, led by Oliver Ciesla and Simon Larkin checked the operation of the GP of Conception, a rally that will be event candidate in 2018 (pre-registration) with the goal of landing on the calendar of the WRC a year later.