Rio de Janeiro has been removed from the inaugural calendar of the new Formula E series.
The Brazilian city was scheduled to host the third round of the season in November but was omitted from a recent revision of the 2014/15 calendar that was presented by the FIA at the World Motor Sport Council meeting in Morocco.
An unidentified replacement venue has been pencilled in for February next year, taking the place of the Los Angeles round, which now becomes an April event instead.
It has also been confirmed that the electric-based championship will adopt the regular FIA points scoring system.
The top 10 drivers of each race will score using the 25-18-15-12-10-8-6-4-2-1 method that was first introduced to Formula 1 in 2010.
Formula E calendar 1. Beijing, China September 13, 2014 2. Putrajaya, Malaysia October 18, 2014 3. Punta del Este, Uruguay December 13, 2014 4. Buenos Aires, Argentina January 10, 2015 5. To be announced February 14, 2015 6. Miami, USA March 14, 2015 7. Los Angeles April 4, 2015 8. Monte Carlo, Monaco May 9, 2015 9. Berlin, Germany May 30, 2015 10. London, UK June 2, 2015 Formula E entrants Drayson Racing China Racing Andretti Autosport Dragon Racing e.dams Super Aguri Audi Sport Abt Mahindra Racing Virgin Racing Venturi Grand Prix
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