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  1. How is the championship shaping up?

    Five races in and the margins at the top of the standings are razor-thin, with just two points separating the top four drivers.

    Great Britain’s Sam Bird (Envision Virgin) holds a one-point advantage over Belgium’s Jerome d’Ambrosio (Mahindra), with Lucas di Grassi of Brazil (Audi Sport) and Switzerland’s Edoardo Mortara (Venturi) just one point further behind.

    In the constructors’ championship, British-based Envision Virgin Racing have an 11-point lead over second-placed Audi Sport Abt Schaeffler, with India’s Mahindra Racing three points further adrift.

    Driver's Championship
  2. What happened in the Hong Kong E-Prix?

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    Video caption: Formula E: GB's Sam Bird wins dramatic Hong Kong E-Prix

    British driver Sam Bird seemed to have taken the win in Hong Kong – before a five-second time penalty handed the win to Venturi’s Edoardo Mortara instead.

    Bird had crossed the line ahead of his Swiss rival but was dropped back to sixth after a collision with Andre Lotterer. The German had been in the lead until he was hit by Bird, later describing Bird’s move as “disgusting”.

    Former Formula 1 star Stoffel Vandoorne had taken pole in damp conditions but was one of eight drivers forced to retire, the most in Formula E history, during its 50th race.

    Read the full report here.

  3. How can I watch Formula E?

    Follow all the action from every race of the new ABB FIA Formula E Championship across the BBC.

    The championship consists of 11 teams and 22 drivers competing over 13 races, finishing with a double-header in New York.

    Live coverage will be available to watch on the Red Button, Connected TV, BBC Sport website, mobile app and the BBC iPlayer.

    23 March – Sanya, China

    06:30-08:30, Race, BBC Red Button, Connected TV and online

    16:00-18:00, Race replay, BBC Red Button

    13 April – Rome, Italy

    27 April – Paris, France

    11 May – Monaco

    25 May – Berlin, Germany

    22 June – Bern, Switzerland

    13 July – New York, USA

    14 July – New York, USA

    Hong Kong E-Prix
  4. Meet the British driver flying high in Formula E

    Rachel Stringer meets Sam Bird, the British driver battling it out at the top of the Formula E championship standings.

    Bird currently sits in first place in the drivers’ championship – but he’s just one point ahead of Jerome d’Ambrosio and this season is promising a very tight race for glory.

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    Video caption: British driver Sam Bird Flying High in Formula E
  5. Design your own Formula E car

    Drivers race super cool electric cars, battling it out on the streets of famous cities all around the world to win the title of Formula E Champion.

    And of course, it's all about the cars. They're futuristic, colourful and full of personality!

    Our friends at CBBC are giving you the chance to get creative and customise your own Formula E car here.

    Design your own car
  6. What is Formula E?

    Felipe Massa

    The FIA Formula E Championship is the world’s first all-electric single seater series and is in its fifth season of competition.

    The 13-race calendar started in December and will run until July, finishing with two races in two days in New York City.

    A new car has been introduced this season that has a longer battery life, eliminating the need to change cars during the race, while BMW and Nissan have joined the rapidly growing list of manufacturers.

    The 45-minute long races feature a number of ways to add extra excitement, with drivers able to use ‘Attack Mode’ and ‘Fan Boost’ to help overtaking while there are bonus points for pole position and fastest lap.