Argentina

Round 3/12

Round 3: Buenos Aires

Buenos Aires ePrix

The third round of the 2016/17 FIA Formula E Championship takes place on the streets of Buenos Aires, Argentina.

It is the third time that the race has been held on the Puerto Madero Street Circuit, with the popular event being a mainstay on the Formula E calendar since season one.

Did you know?!

The symbol in the centre of the Argentinian flag is called the ‘Sun of May’ and is a representation of the Inca sun god Inti

This year will see the third edition of the Buenos Aires ePrix. The first race, held in 2015, saw NextEV NIO’s Nelson Piquet Jr on the podium in third, with Antonio Felix Da Costa winning the race. Sam Bird won the 2016 event.

A statue of Argentinian motorsport legend Juan Manuel Fangio is a stone’s throw from the ePrix circuit. Fangio is Argentina’s greatest F1 export, securing the drivers’ title five times

One of the most famous Latin dances is the Argentine tango. It’s origins are thought to be in the late 19th Century in the working class neighbourhoods of Buenos Aires