The ABB FIA Formula E all electric racing championship revealed plans on Friday morning for race in Seoul, South Korea.

The planned race is set to take place in 2020 and speaking about the news Alejandro Agag, founder and CEO of ABB FIA Formula E Championship commented by saying:

“I’m extremely excited about the prospect of bringing Formula E to Seoul and this news is a great first step in the right direction. Korea and Seoul in particular is an ideal venue to host an E-Prix and showcase the best that electric racing has to offer. Korea is at the forefront of future-facing developments, leading the way with cutting-edge innovations and recognised as a global trend-setter in the automotive and technology sectors – synergies shared with the overarching vision and concept of the ABB FIA Formula E Championship.”

Moon Jae Sik, CEO of JSM Holdings who will run the event commented by saying:

This event will show the ongoing development of electric vehicle technology from global automotive brands, using the platform of a truly exciting and competitive racing series. It’ll also contribute in attracting tourists from China and Japan, where interest towards the growth of clean transportation and motorsport is high.”
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