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Supporting Formula E, a cool, super fast, futuristic race series that's kind to the environment!

What is Formula E?

An earth-friendly race series that features racecars powered completely by electricity.

Where are they racing?

Formula E is held in countries all around the world every year, including the United States and the United Kingdom.
The race series has yet to come to Japan.

Why Nissan is participating?

Nissan debuted the Nissan LEAF, a 100% electric car, in 2010.
Since then, there have been many electric cars introduced around the world.
Formula E helps people learn about how great electric cars are, which is why Nissan and other car makers are participating.

Who is driving for Nissan?

Formula E has some of the most competitive drivers in the world.

Sébastien Buemi

Sébastien Buemi

Sébastian Buemi is from Switzerland. As a fast and experienced driver, he's the leader of the team.

Date of Birth
October 31, 1988

Maximilian Günther

Maximilian Günther

Maximilian Günther is from Germany. In Formula E, he already has three first place finishes and one second place finish.

Date of Birth
July 2, 1997

What teams are participating?

Formula E such as Nissan, lots of other world-famous car makers are participating in Formula E like Porsche, Mercedes, Audi, and Jaguar.

Nissan Formula E

For Formula E's second year, Nissan e.dams created a new color scheme for their car.
Nissan gave their racecar a red and black motif with a crossing pattern like a kimono, for a sharp, cool look!

Comparing a Formula E racecar and a Nissan LEAF


They're made of the same rubber,
but they're not the same size or weight

Steering Wheel

Both help guide, but the racecar has a different shape and many buttons to access information.

Rear Wing

Required in Formula E for stability and speed

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Side Mirror

Found on both vehicles, the Formula E side mirrors are small to improve aerodynamics.


The racecar seat is built to be lightweight and hug the driver. LEAF seats are made for comfort over long drives.

Comparison01 Tire
Formula E
Nissan LEAF

In Formula E, the rear tires are bigger and fatter to make sure as much power is used as possible.
They're 100mm wider than Nissan LEAF tires because the racecar needs more grip.
Their width provides a perfect balance of grip and road contact to zip around Formula E tracks.

Comparison02 Steering Wheel
Formula EFormula E
Nissan LEAF Nissan LEAF

You can see both steering wheels are a different shape.
Nissan LEAF has a round wheel which makes it easier to control when making big turns.
Formula E has a different shape because there aren't any big turns, and you don't have to change the grip between your right and left hands.
A screen in the middle shows a lot of different information. This feature is unique to Formula E.

Comparison03 Rear Wing
Formula E
Nissan LEAF

Formula E has a big rear wing like an airplane, keeping the racecars firmly on the track using air pressure, allowing them to go faster.
Nissan LEAF's rear wing has a similar purpose, but is designed differently for lower speeds and daily driving stability.

Comparison04 Side Mirror
Formula E Formula E
Nissan LEAFNissan LEAF

The mirrors in both cars let drivers see behind them.
Those in Nissan LEAF cars help people drive safely, but in Formula E cars mirrors are used to see what your opponents are doing and stop them overtaking you.

Comparison05 Seat
Formula E Formula E
Nissan LEAF Nissan LEAF

Nissan LEAF's seats are cushioned to make them comfortable when driving.
In Formula E, the cushions are removed to make the car as light as possible so it can go faster.
The seats are made to perfectly fit the shape of each driver's body.


Let's Support Nissan e.dams!

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Let's Support Nissan e.dams
using fan boosts!

Formula E is the only race series that fans can actively participate in.
Fans can send a special power boost to their favorite driver during a race.
How it works: If the driver is in the top three ranking in online fan boost polling, fans can vote six days before the race until six minutes after the race begins to give a special five second power boost during the race. We hope you'll support the Nissan drivers with your fan boost!

How much power does
a fan boost give?

If a driver received a fan boost as a result of online polling,
they can increase their racecar maximum power output from 200kw to 250kw! Your support really counts during the race!

Click here to vote