Extreme E, the all electric SUV racing series which will launch in 2021 reached a new milestone on Friday as it was announced that they have been awarded International series status by the FIA.

Speaking about the news, Extreme E founder and CEO Alejandro Agag commented saying:

“All of us at Extreme E are delighted to have this seal of approval and be officially classified as an FIA International Series. We’ve been working hard towards this goal and the speed of recognition by the FIA gives us all a great confidence boost as we prepare to start our first season in 2021.

“This certification confirms that Extreme E will operate to FIA international standards and we will also benefit greatly from the valuable input of the FIA and the ACM (Auto Club de Monaco). The FIA’s decades of sporting and technical expertise will be a great addition as we get started on this exciting new sporting journey together.”

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