Extreme E is back to the South America to its final round of Season 2 in Punta del Este, Uruguay.
This time the focus will be to showcase commitment towards renewable energy and electrification. Renewable energy production and use is crucial to the championship as well as to the Uruguay, that in terms of electricity generation in one of the leading countries in renewable energy production.
Uruguay Naturals Energy X Prix takes place in Punta del Este, a seaside city on a peninsula by the Atlantic Coast. Uruguay is highly vulnerable to climate change and climate variability, given its key sectors and climate dependence for successful agricultural production. Similarly to Uruguay, Extreme E are actively trialing new renewable energy sources onsite to reduce the need for fossil fuels.
This weekend’s Uruguay Natural Energy X Prix (26-27 November) will close a nail-biting second season for Extreme E, as four teams enter the weekend in contention for the championship title.
Championship leaders Rosberg X Racing (RXR) proudly supported by Sunreef Yachts enter Punta del Este as favorites, having secured 83 points and two wins across their Season 2 campaign so far. This means that, despite technical issues ruling them out of the Final in Chile, Nico Rosberg’s team have kept their place at the top of the table. Claiming victory in Uruguay will secure them back-to-back Extreme E titles.
The race format will be as it was prior to Chile, with each driver completing one lap during the races. This means that every move will count towards final position, increasing the stakes of both Saturday and Sunday.
Rosberg X Racing head into the final round at the top of the standings. This remarkable feat will not be won without beating some tough opposition out on course.
The 2022 season has been thrilling, with plenty of action on track the teams have been really put to the test in a variety of terrains. Rosberg X Racing are battling to the end!