Pole Position Raceway is partnering with The FIA Formula E Championship to celebrate the New York City ePrix, the first FIA-sanctioned motorsports event to take place in any of the five boroughs of New York City in modern history. In advance of the historic ePrix event occurring July 15 – 16, Pole Position Raceway will host free viewing parties of the international Formula E races/
The Brooklyn Cruise Terminal will host the 1.21-mile circuit, which is comprised of ten turns running along Pier 11 on Buttermilk Bay in the neighborhood of Red Hook, Brooklyn, and will feature stunning views of the iconic Manhattan skyline and the Statue of Liberty.
Starting on Saturday, April 1 in Jersey City, fans can get in on the action by attending the viewing parties and will have the opportunity to win prizes and exclusive experiences money can’t buy to the New York City ePrix. Super fans can compete to become the Pole Position Raceway Series Winner by accumulating the most points by attending every viewing party at Pole Position Raceway’s designated venues from 4:00 – 7:00pm and putting up their fastest lap on its quarter-mile race tracks during each viewing party for the chance to win a star prize including; a private garage tour, fast track at the drivers autograph session and free grandstand tickets. The top six participants of the series will receive tickets to compete in racing simulators at the Allianz eVillage in Red Hook, Brooklyn on July 15 and 16. Attendants of the viewing parties that purchase a Pole Position Raceway race will receive 50 percent off one race as well as one free soda or Monster Energy drink.
“We are excited to partner with The FIA Formula E Championship to celebrate the upcoming New York City ePrix,” said Karen Davis Farage, president and co-owner of the Pole Position Raceway venues in the East. “The popularity of motorsports in the northeast has grown exponentially over the past few years, and the fact that the ePrix is taking place in New York City this summer is proof of that growth. We welcome die-hards as well as casual fans to support the championship and enjoy exhilarating, head-to-head racing at our facilities in Jersey City and Farmingdale. It is nice to be able to say that its going to be an exciting race season right here in the New York metro area.”
Dates for The Formula E Championship Viewing Parties include:
* April 1 – Mexico City ePrix (Jersey City)
* May 20 – Paris ePrix (Jersey City)
Qualifying begins at 4:30 pm ET, followed by the main race from 5:30 – 7:00pm ET.
Pole Position Raceway Jersey City is one of thirteen locations nationwide. For more information, visit www.polepositionraceway.com or call 201-333-RACE (7223).