Round 1/12

Round 1: China

HKT Hong Kong ePrix

The 2016/17 FIA Formula E Championship gets underway in Hong Kong, located just off Chinese Mainland. The city, a world financial centre, has an ‘East meets West’ feel as it combines its Chinese roots with British influences from its time as a colony.

The HKT Hong Kong ePrix will be held at the Central Harbourfront area with the city’s iconic skyline as a backdrop. The circuit is 2km in length, running clockwise with ten turns.

Did you know?!

Hong Kong is 420 square miles and comprises of more than 200 islands

Hong Kong has one of the world’s most efficient subway systems with a 99.9% on-time rating, with maintenance managed by Artificial Intelligence (AI)

More tea is consumed than anywhere else. A total of 9.8 million kilograms is drunk annually, triple the world average

It’s home to Kung Fu and martial arts movies, along with legends Bruce Lee and Jacky Chan

It has the most skyscrapers in the world, with 8,000 buildings having more than 14 floors