How to watch the Rome E-Prix

Not sure how to follow all the action from the inaugural Formula E Rome E-Prix this Saturday? Well, Virgin Racing fans can keep-up-to-date with the team and drivers Sam Bird and Alex Lynn online, on the TV and on social.

UK fans can watch the race live on 5Spike (Channel 5’s sister station) from 2:30pm on Saturday, April 14. Alternatively, there is live coverage on Eurosport from 2:45pm in the UK and 3:45pm in Europe, as well as on Italy’s free-to-air Mediaset Italia 1 and Italia 2

TV Coverage

Live on Eurosport from 15:45 CET // 14:45 UK time
Live on 5Spike from 14:30 UK time
Live on Mediaset’s Italia 1 and Italia 2

5Spike Channels

Freeview – 31. Sky – 160. TalkTalk – 31. Freesat – 141. BT TV – 31. Virgin Med

There’s also full live updates through the team’s website at www.ds-virginracing.com including a new Race Hub section with all the results from the day, race information and timetable, plus links to live timing.

Finally, there’s all the behind the scenes action via the team’s social platforms; Twitter, Facebook, Instagram and YouTube.

Enjoy the race!

Formula E Rome E-Prix – Race stats:
Date: Saturday, April 14
Round: 7 of 12
Circuit: Circuto Cittadino dell’EUR
Length: 2.84km (1.77miles)
Number of turns: 21
Direction: Anti-clockwise
Laps: 33
Time difference to UK: 1 hour ahead
Did you know: The track is the second longest this season after Marrakesh
Event hashtag: #RomeEprix

TV Coverage:
Live on Eurosport from 15:45 CET // 14:45 UK time
Live on 5Spike from 14:30 UK time
Live on Mediaset’s Italia 1 and Italia 2

Timetable (Local/Rome time)
08:00-08:45 Free Practice 1
10:30-11:00 Free Practice 2
12:00-12:36 Qualifying
12:45-13:00 Superpole
16:00 Race (33 laps)