Extreme E, the all-electric SUV racing series announced on Friday that due to current world events they have made changes to their 2022 season calendar with a double-header event in Sardinia in June replacing the Island X Prix owing to the location being used for military training exercises.
The Island X Prix was scheduled to take place 7-8 May on an Italian military base in the Capo Teulada region in South-West Sardinia, however due to the current global events, the site is now required for training purposes.
In order to complete a five-race championship in 2022, Extreme E intends to host a double-header event in Sardinia during the week commencing 4 July 2022. The first event will take place on Wednesday 6 and Thursday 7 July, with the second on Saturday 9 and Sunday 10 July.
The remaining two events of Season 2 will see the Championship visit South America for the first time. The Copper X Prix in Antofagasta, Chile, will take place on a revised date of 24-25 September, with the Season Finale in Punta del Este, Uruguay, for the Energy X Prix on 26-27 November.