On May 9, 2015, His Serene Highness Prince Albert II of Monaco attended the 1st Annual Monaco ePrix in Monte-Carlo. The Monaco ePrix is a:
“…new FIA Championship, which showcases electrical-energy innovations in a racing environment and designed to appeal to a new generation of Motorsport fans. It aims to accelerate the electric vehicle market and to promote sustainability.
Commencing in Beijing in September 2014, the Championship will compete in the heart of ten of the world’s leading cities, racing around their iconic landmarks. Ten Teams, each with two Drivers, will go head-to-head in electric single-seater race cars capable of speeds in excess of 225km/h. to challenge for the Drivers and Team Championships.”