Qualifying will be held the day before and these time trials will be split into two parts, taking place at 7am to 8.30am and 12pm to 1.30am on Saturday.
Aggregate times from these sessions will decide the semi-final starting positions.
See our full guide to Extreme E for more information on the race format, as well as the teams and drivers involved in the series, plus the environmental legacy that the series hopes to leave.
Where to watch?
Terrestrial viewers can catch the final live on ITV, where coverage starts at midday on Sunday, April 4. It will also be available on demand on the ITV Hub.
The final also be available on the BBC Red Button and both broadcasters will show highlights packages.
Sky Sports will be broadcasting action from every stage live on Sky Sports Mix and or/Sky Sports Action.
- Saturday April 3, 7am Qualifying coverage begins early — at 7am, when the cars will compete for the first time. A late change to the plans will see them take part in individual timed runs to give them all a clear run, free from clouds of dust.
- Saturday April 3, 12pm Qualifying Round 2 will be shown from midday.
- Sunday April 4, 7am The semi-finals bring another early start on Sunday
- Sunday April 4, 11am Sky’s coverage of the final begins at 11am, with the first race winner being crowned before 1pm.