Formula E releases new docuseries on YouTube and Facebook

  • A series to take a look behind the scenes of the 2020/21 campaign
  • Formula E saw its global TV audience increase by 32% last season

The Formula E electric single-seater championship has released a new, episodic, short-lived documentary series on YouTube and Facebook.

The 15-episode series “Formula E: Unplugged” will take a look behind the scenes of the series’ 2020/21 season, showcasing the challenges presented in hosting a World Championship following a pandemic.

Filmed on the track at the race site, Formula E: Unplugged will also examine the championship from the perspective of drivers, managers, teams and engineers.

All episodes in the series will be available to watch for free on the Formula E YouTube and Facebook pages.

Formula E is hoping the series will have a similar impact to “Drive to Survive,” a Formula 1-focused docusery that has seen the championship’s popularity soar around the world with a wide range of new audiences.

Formula E saw its global TV audience grow by 32% in the 2020/21 season to reach 316 million, despite a shorter schedule and a lack of races in Asia.

“We are delighted to launch Formula E: Unplugged, a new window into the world’s first fully electric motorsport,” said Aarti Dabas, Formula E media director.

Formula E: Unplugged offers an honest, unfiltered look behind the scenes of Formula E in its debut campaign as the FIA ​​World Championship. It’s about the people who make up our sport, with a spotlight on theirs. stories of a unique season in motorsport.

Whether viewers are longtime Formula E fans, motorsport enthusiasts curious about electric racing, or simply intrigued to learn more about our world, Formula E: Unplugged will offer a new perspective on our teams and our teams. pilots as they navigate through the season and off the track.

The 2021/22 Formula E season kicks off on January 28, 2022 in Diriyah, Saudi Arabia and is expected to feature 16 races in 12 cities around the world.

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