FIM Enel MotoE World Cup test sessions continue in Jerez as Granado switches roles with Aegerter.
The FIM Enel MotoE World Cup 2021 test has marked its first day with Dominque Aegerter’s triumph but the Dynavolt Intact GP rider handed that glory to Eric Granado on Day 2. The One Energy Racing rider hit back the second day with an impressive 1.48.143 in the final session. The Brazilian at a few tenths of clear air at the head of the field. Aegerter finished second place despite some technical difficulties. Third place recorded the incredible performance from Fermin Aldeguer of Openbank Aspar Team.
Aldeguer’s teammate Maria Herrera secured fourth place despite suffering a crash. Rounding up the top five is 2020 Cup winner Jorde Torres of Pons Racing 40. Claiming sixth place and seventh place is 2019 Cup winner Matteo Ferrari of Team Gresini MotoE and Lukas Tulovic of Tech 3 E-Racing.
Hikari Okubo of Avant Ajo MotoE was the second-best rookie of the day as he took eighth place. Trailing behind is Xavier Cardelus of Avintia Esponsorama Racing at ninth place. Rookie Corentin Perolari of Tech 3 E-Racing proceeded to wrap up the top ten.
For the first time, riders had the possibility to use pitlane chargers during the session. The pit lanes are testing equipment intended to be used on the grid to re-charge before the lights go out. This replaces the energy used making their way out of pitlane. Riders will get a chance to use them again on Thursday. with the now-customary race simulation set to take place in the afternoon on the final day of the test – including the full grid procedure.