Marbella gears up for the event of the year: The E1, electric Formula 1 of the sea

21st May 2024

An unprecedented gathering of international stars

Marbella gears up for the event of the year: The E1, electric Formula 1 of the sea

Marbella, the jewel of the Costa del Sol, is about to become the epicenter of an unprecedented sporting event: the E1 competition, also known as the Electric Formula 1 of the sea. This thrilling event is scheduled for June 1st and 2nd and promises to be a spectacle not to be missed.

International figures join the event

Among the personalities participating in this thrilling race are renowned international figures such as Will Smith, Rafael Nadal, Tom Brady, Didier Drogba, Marc Anthony, Steve Aoki, and Sergio Pérez, along with Spanish driver Lucas Ordóñez.

The presence of these celebrities not only ensures a high-level spectacle but also attracts the attention of millions of followers worldwide.

Unprecedented economic and promotional impact

The economic and promotional impact of the E1 competition in Marbella is monumental. It is estimated that the event will generate more than 25 million euros in economic return for the city, consolidating it as a major tourist and sporting destination worldwide.

Additionally, the accumulated global audience through social media is expected to exceed
1 billion people, positioning Marbella on the map like never before.

Impressive preparations and logistics

Preparations for the E1 competition are in full swing in Marbella. The race will take place in front of the port, next to the pier, in an environment that promises to be spectacular.

The planned logistics for the event are impressive, with over
490,000 square meters of aquatic surface reserved for the teams and related activities.Additionally, areas on the beach will be set up for the Acceleration Festival and the race viewing zone.

A weekend full of excitement

Saturday, June 1st, will be the day of the qualifying races, where teams will compete for a spot in the semifinals and final held on Sunday. A section of free access for the general public is expected, with a Fan Zone expecting to receive about 8,000 visitors over both days.

Additionally, there will be a
500-square-meter VIP Hospitality area for those seeking an even more exclusive experience.

Marbella, at the forefront of sports and tourism

Marbella is once again demonstrating its ability to organize world-class events that combine high-performance sports with tourist appeal. With the E1 competition, the city is consolidating itself as a top destination for sports enthusiasts and travelers alike.

There is no doubt that the Electric Formula 1 of the Sea will be a milestone in Marbella's history and will leave a lasting impression on all those fortunate enough to witness it.

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