MotoE™ FP1: Granado and Aegerter lead the pack, with just +0.077 seconds of difference.
The Brazilian and the Swiss rider were just under half a second clear of last year’s Champion Jordi Torres
Eric Granado of the One Energy Racing team, comes out on top of the first FIM Enel MotoE™ World Cup session of 2021. The all-electric class opened the season at the Red Bull Spanish Grand Prix Jerez track. The Brazilian posted a time of 1:48.057, just under a second adrift of the fastest-ever lap he set at the Jerez Test a couple of weeks ago, and ended up only 0.077 seconds clear of Dominique Aegerter of team Dynavolt Intact GP’s.
To celebrate the manufacturer, we keep reminding our readers that MotoE is being ridden solely on Energica Ego Corsa models. As the single manufacturer of the FIM Enel MotoE World Cup, Energica Motors Ego enables this motorsport with their high performance track variants. These track models produce an extended 120kw from the motor (with 110kw on standard models) and a whopping 200Nm of torque.
The Winner of the MotoE World Cup from last year, Jordi Torres (Team Pons Racing 40) was third fastest, and will try to cover some grounds during the second practice with just under half a second away from the leading top two. 2019’s World Cup winner Matteo Ferrari (Indonesian E-Racing Gresini MotoE) came in fourth overall beating the rookie Fermin Aldeguer (Openbank Aspar Team) that positioned in fifth.
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MotoE FP1 Top five standings :
1. Eric Granado (One Energy Racing) – 1:48.057
2. Dominique Aegerter (Dynavolt Intact GP) + 0.077
3. Jordi Torres (Pons Racing 40) + 0.511
4. Matteo Ferrari (Indonesian E-Racing Gresini MotoE) + 0.650
5. Fermin Aldeguer (Openbank Aspar Team) + 0.652