A brand new South African ePrix event has been announced in Cape Town this year for the current Formula E season. Read more about the upcoming Cape Town ePrix 2023.


Cape Town ePrix 2023 is an upcoming Formula E racing event. The first edition is number 5th Event of the current season 2022-23 of the ABB FIA Formula E World Championship. The event also marks the first iteration of Formula E racing in the Sub-Saharan Africa region.

As the name suggests, the upcoming ePrix racing event will take place at the Cape Town Street Circuit. Although originally planned as part of the 2022 calendar, the event has been postponed due to the Covid-19 pandemic.

Following the recent cancellation of the Seoul ePrix, the event schedule has been reintroduced this year. Formula racing in Cape Town will feature Formula E Gen3 cars like the recent Hyderabad ePrix event. However, changing vehicles is not permitted during race times.

More information on the schedule, TV, live stream and other aspects of the upcoming 2023 Cape Town ePrix is ​​listed below.

When does the Formula E event take place?

  • Date: Saturday 25 February 2023
  • Time: 9:03 a.m. ET

The first Cape Town ePrix is ​​scheduled to start this Saturday, February 25, 2023. The second free practice starts at 02:05 and later at 09:03 ET the actual race starts.

Cape Town ePrix 2023 Schedule:

The official schedule for the upcoming Formula E racing event is detailed below –

Date time (ET) meeting
Friday February 24th 09:55 – 10:45 a.m Free practice 1
Saturday February 25th 02:05 – 02:55 Free practice 2
04:40 – 05:55 qualifying race
09:03 – 10:30 am main race

Where does the race event take place?

  • Track: Street Circuit in Cape Town
  • Location: Cape Town, South Africa

The upcoming Formula E ePrix event will take place at the recently unveiled 2023 Cape Town Street Circuit. It is a Level 3E FIA Formula Circuit. The track is 2.921 km long and has 12 bends. It is located in Cape Town, South Africa.

How to watch the 2023 Cape Town ePrix on TV?

Within the UK, Channel 4 will broadcast live the upcoming 2023 Cape Town ePrix event. Qualifying and feature race highlights will be available on Eurosport 2. For Formula E viewers in the United States, CBS Sports Network will provide live coverage of the upcoming South African event.

How can I stream the race event live?

  • Discovery+
  • CBS sports
  • Disney+Hotstar

In the UK, Discovery+ will provide a live stream of the upcoming Cape Town ePrix 2023 event. In the US, the event can be viewed online via CBS Sports’ online streaming website along with their official mobile app. For international viewers, a subscription to Disney+hotstar is required to stream the upcoming racing event live.

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