MotoE World Cup: Race Two Outcomes From Assen – Roadracing World Journal


MotoE Race 2

MotoE Factors after Race 2





Extra, from a press launch issued by Dorna:

Granado wins dramatic, shortened Race 2 on the Cathedral

The Brazilian cuts the hole after a stop-start second encounter for the FIM Enel MotoE™ World Cup at Assen


Eric Granado (51) main Mattia Casadei (27) and the others throughout MotoE Race Two. Photograph courtesy Dorna.


Sunday, 26 June 2022

Eric Granado (LCR E-Staff) was rewarded for his bravery in difficult situations because the Brazilian took victory in Race 2 of FIM Enel MotoE™ World Cup on the Motul TT Assen. The quantity 51 scythed his approach from fourth to the lead in simply three laps in a contest which might be lower quick due a Purple Flag, with factors chief Dominique Aegerter (Dynavolt Intact GP MotoE™) claiming second and Mattia Casadei (Pons Racing 40) finishing the rostrum.

The Purple Flag noticed Miquel Pons (LCR E-Staff) crash out and undergo contact from Marc Alcoba (Openbank Aspar Staff), with the LCR rider aware and getting a examine up on the circuit earlier than heading to native hospital in Groningen for a CT scan to his pelvis.

Earlier than the flag was thrown, nevertheless, it was a five-wide run to the primary nook when the motion lastly obtained underway, with patchy showers having twice delayed the beginning. Casadei got here from fourth on the grid to guide the sphere into the primary nook, whereas Aegerter fended off an early problem from Matteo Ferrari (Felo Gresini MotoE™) at Strubben, after which once more at De Bult, to finish the opening lap in second, with Granado simply behind them.

The riders had no time to waste, with the delays seing the initially distance of eight laps lower to 6, and Granado was a person on a mission. He handed Ferrari as they was Haarbocht at the beginning of Lap 2 though, in doing so, he made room for Pons to comply with him. A short battle between the LCR duo ensued earlier than Granado shook off his teammate and attacked Aegerter.

Extremely, because the rain flags flew once more, Granado handed Aegerter across the outdoors of the high-speed Ramshoek left-hander, then went down the within of Casadei after they arrived at Haarbocht once more on Lap 3. Ferrari obtained again beneath Pons three corners additional round on the Ossebroeken complicated and, sadly, that was simply the beginning of the LCR rider’s troubles.

Exiting the next nook, De Strubben, Pons highsided and was thrown from his motorbike. Operating two bikes again, Marc Alcoba was unable to keep away from it and in addition crashed. Alcoba ultimately remounted however, as Pons was initially attended to in conjunction with the monitor, the race was purple flagged throughout Lap 4. Quickly after information got here by it will not restart, and as an alternative half factors could be awarded.

Granado is subsequently labeled the winner, forward of Aegerter, Casadei, Ferrari, Niccolo Canepa (WithU GRT RNF MotoE™ Staff), Alex Escrig (Tech3 E-Racing), Kevin Manfredi (Octo Pramac MotoE™), Maria Herrera (OpenBank Aspar Staff), Kevin Zannoni (Ongetta Sic58 Squadracorse), and Hector Garzo (Tech3 E-Racing).

Within the FIM Enel MotoE™ World Cup standings, Aegerter has now moved to 158 factors, however Granado closes in barely in second on 126.5 factors, with Ferrari third however on 112.5. Motion within the electrical class resumes with the Motorrad Grand Prix von Österreich, on the Purple Bull Ring – Spielberg on August 19-21!


1 Eric Granado – LCR E-Staff – Energica – 05’21.0940

2 Dominique Aegerter – Dynavolt Intact GP MotoE™ – Energica – +0.270

3 Mattia Casadei – Pons Racing 40 – Energica – +0.556

Eric Granado: “It was a wierd win for me, simply three laps. I knew that the situations had been going to vary in the course of the race, even when it’s simply six laps, so I used to be simply attempting to be on the entrance as quickly as I can. I simply tried to be there and if the Purple Flag got here, I used to be in first place, and at last it got here. It’s unusual to win a three-lap race, however I’m blissful. I wish to say thanks to them workforce as a result of yesterday was so shut and I slept with slightly unusual feeling, however in the present day it’s good. It’s not so good that it’s simply half factors within the championship however anyway, I take it and it’s good for confidence for the following race.”



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