|Formula E has great global TV distribution, hence the series is flush with sponsors and car manufacturers. IndyCar has zero global TV distribution and has to scrape for every penny of money|
Coming off the December season-opening Rounds 1 and 2 from Saudi Arabia, FOX Sports sets its 2020 television schedule for the fully electric ABB FIA Formula E Championship, highlighted by a total of 11 live events*, and continuing this weekend with Round 3 from Santiago, Chile on FS2.
Host Vernon Kay is joined by play-by-play announcer Jack Nicholls, four-time IndyCar champion and three-time Indy 500 winner Dario Franchitti and reporter Nicki Shields.
Former F1 mechanic and author Steve Matchett hosts FOX Sports’ Formula E coverage throughout the season, adding his unique brand of technical insight.
Envision Virgin Racing's Sam Bird scooped the first win of the season in Round 1 of the Diriyah E-Prix from Saudi Arabia, with BMWi Andretti Motorsport's Alexander Sims taking Round 2 a day later in Diriyah.
In its sixth season of competition, Formula E continues with the Gen-2 car, as well as welcoming a pair of powerhouse manufacturers in Mercedes-Benz EQ and Porsche, bringing the total list of zero-emission entries to 12.
2020 FOX ABB FIA Formula E Championship TV Schedule (times ET and subject to change):
|Round 3||Santiago, Chile||Jan. 18, 3:30 PM, FS2|
|Round 4||Mexico City, Mexico||Feb. 15, 4:30 PM, FS2, Live|
|Round 5||Marrakesh, Morocco||Feb. 29, Noon, FS1|
|Round 6||Sanya, China||March 20, 3:30 AM, FS1, Live|
|Round 7||Rome, Italy||April 4, 7:30 AM, FS2, Live|
|Round 8||Paris, France||April 19, 11:30 AM, FS1|
|Round 9||Seoul, South Korea||May 3, 2:30 AM, FS1, Live**|
|Round 10||Jakarta, Indonesia||June 6, 4:30 AM, FS1, Live**|
|Round 11||Berlin, Germany||June 21, 9:30 AM, FS1, Live|
|Round 12||New York, USA||July 11, 3:30 PM, FOX, Live***|
|Round 13||London, England||July 25, 10:30 AM, FS1, Live|
|Round 14||London, England||July 26, 10:30 AM, FS1, Live|
*Round 1 was live on FS2 and Round 2 was live on FS1
**Seoul, Jakarta races are late Saturday night/early Sunday morning
***Includes 30-minute pre-race show