Everything you need to know for the Buenos Aires ePrix

The third round of the 2016-2017 Formula E season takes place this weekend. (Photo: Sam Bloxham/FIA Formula E/LAT Photographic)
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After a three-month break, the FIA Formula E championship is back in action this weekend for the third round of the 2016-2017 season.

No matter how long the break, however, the goal remains the same: Beat e.dams-Renault driver Sebastien Buemi.

The defending champion has won three out of the last five Formula E races to have been held, including the opening two rounds of this season.

Here’s everything you need to know for the Buenos Aires ePrix:

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Qualifying: Saturday, Feb. 18 – 9 p.m. ET – FS2

Race: Saturday, Feb. 18 – 10 p.m. ET – FS2


Puerto Madero Street Circuit

— 1.52 miles

— 12 turns

— Lap Guide:

Grid size:

— 10 teams; 20 drivers


78 degrees; 90 percent chance of rain (according to Weather.com)


1. Sebastien Buemi – 50

2. Lucas di Grassi – 28

3. Nico Prost – 24

4. Felix Rosenqvist – 19

5. Sam Bird – 18