Marbula E is a marble racing tournament held by Jelle's Marble Runs, in collaboration with Formula E and sponsored by Envision Virgin Racing.[1] The name of the tournament is a portmanteau of "marble" and "Formula E". Similar to JMR's own Marbula One, races in Marbula E are lap-based. However, races last for 05:30 + 1 lap as opposed to a set number of laps in Marbula One.

Unlike Marbula One, the teams competing in Marbula E are based on real Formula E teams.[1] In addition, the race tournament's commentator is Jack Nicholls,[1] the official commentator for Formula E,[2] instead of the usual JMR commentator Greg Woods. However, due to feedback from viewers of the first event, Greg Woods was called in to co-commentate the tournament, starting from the second event.


Races in Marbula E are referred to as M-Prix, another play on the E-Prix in Formula E, and tracks used for each M-Prix event are scaled-down recreations of real-life E-Prix racetracks. Each M-Prix event is slated to be held on dates following the original 2019/20 Formula E season schedule.

The first M-Prix was held on 18 April 2020, using a track based on that of the Paris street circuit.[3] The second M-Prix was held on 2 May 2020, using a track based on the Seoul street circuit.[4] The third M-Prix was held on 6 June 2020, using a track based on the Jakarta street circuit.


No. M-Prix Date Pole Position Winner
1 Paris M-Prix 18 April 2020 ROKiT Venturi Racing Mercedes-Benz EQ
2 Seoul M-Prix 2 May 2020 GEOX Dragon Panasonic Jaguar Racing
3 Jakarta M-Prix 6 June 2020 TAG Heuer Porsche BMW i Andretti Motorsport
4 TBC August 2020 TBD TBD


1st 2nd 3rd 4th 5th 6th 7th 8th 9th 10th 11th 12th
25 18 15 12 10 8 6 4 2 1 0
Rank Team 1 2 3 Points
1st Mercedes-Benz EQ 25 15 18 58
2nd BMW i Andretti Motorsport 15 1 25 41
3rd TAG Heuer Porsche 1 18 12 31
4th Panasonic Jaguar Racing 0 25 4 29
5th DS Techeetah 8 6 15 29
6th ROKiT Venturi Racing 18 8 2 28
7th Mahindra Racing 6 12 8 26
8th NIO 333 10 10 6 26
9th GEOX Dragon 12 2 10 24
10th Audi Sport ABT Schaeffler 4 4 0 8
11th Nissan e.dams 2 0 0 2
12th Envision Virgin Racing 0 0 1 1

Table Legend Edit

Symbol Meaning
25 Winner of the race
18 Runner-up of the race
15 Third place of the race
[Point total] Points earned (4th - 10th)
0 No points earned (11th/12th)
0 Did not finish
[Bold text] Pole position


  • This race tournament series was originally conceived as an April Fools' joke, due to an announcement that was released on 1 April 2020.
  • This race tournament series is an actual spin-off of Marbula One. However, it is worth noting that Marbula E has nothing to do with the JMR marbleverse lore.

References Edit

  1. 1.0 1.1 1.2 GrandAdmiralMellacus (17th April 2020). Marbula E Teaser Trailer and Announcement. Reddit.
  2. Formula E. Wikipedia. Retrieved on 19th April 2020.
  4. ENVISION VIRGIN RACING HOPING TO BOUNCE BACK IN SECOND ROUND OF MARBULA-E. Envision Virgin Racing. Retrieved on 30th April 2020.
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