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Qatar Airways to be race title partner in Formula E Paris and New York


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Sebastien Buemi on track for Renault e.dams during last years Qatar Airways Paris E-Prix

  • Qatar Airways expands partnership with Formula E as race title partner of season finale double-header in New York

Formula E has announced that five-star carrier and the world’s fastest-growing airline Qatar Airways is extending its partnership with the ABB FIA Formula E Championship, becoming the race title partner for the Qatar Airways Paris E-Prix for a second year running, as well as putting its name to the season finale event in New York against the backdrop of Lower Manhattan.

 At a press conference in Doha, the airline confirmed it’s set to increase its ties with the electric street racing series for the third edition of the Paris E-Prix on April 28 and the New York City E-Prix double-header on July 14 and 15. Qatar Airways will also be the official airline partner for the inaugural Rome E-Prix on April 14 around the streets of the Italian capital and the Berlin E-Prix on May 19. 

“After another enthralling season last year, we’re delighted that Qatar Airways has reaffirmed its commitment to Formula E by extending its partnership and becoming race title partner of not only the Paris E-Prix, but for this season, the New York City E-Prix as well. Our shared passion to strive for excellence and innovation will once again see the series make history in some of the world’s most recognisable cities – thanks to the support of Qatar Airways to help us in going places together,” said Formula E Founder and CEO Alejandro Agag. 

“As an airline which is always ahead of the curve and driven to innovate, it makes perfect sense for us to extend our partnership for flagship events this season as the official airline partner of the future of motor racing, through Formula E. With its ability to deliver thrilling racing events using the very latest environmentally-friendly technology, Formula E has demonstrated that this incredible sport is continuing to set the pace and win more new fans wherever their races take place,” said Qatar Airways Group Chief Executive Akbar Al Baker.


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