MotoE: Granado Units New Lap Document In FP2 At Misano II – Roadracing World Journal
Extra, from a press launch issued by Energica:
GRANADO RIDES EGO CORSA PAST 1’43 SECS BARRIER AND TOPS DAY ONE AT MISANO
The Energica-powered FIM Enel MotoE World Cup made its on-track return in the present day at Misano World Circuit for the second of two back-to-back racing weekends on the technical Italian monitor – an #EmiliaRomagnaGP that, with two particular person races, shall be essential for the title aspirations of groups and riders concerned. In the present day was a extra essential Friday than traditional, as the 2 races in a single weekend imply no FP3 for the celebrities of the all-electric class of MotoGP, who will head immediately into E-Pole tomorrow morning at 11:45 native time (GMT +2).
After two extraordinarily hard-fought free follow periods, Eric Granado (Avintia Esponsorama Racing) topped the mixed timesheets courtesy of a stellar 1’42.910secs lap-time. The younger Brazilian rider set a brand new MotoE lap report for the monitor and was the first-ever (and at the moment solely) rider to interrupt the 1’43secs barrier aboard an Energica Ego Corsa on the Italian venue. Following a disappointing end result within the earlier spherical, which was closely affected by a disastrous qualifying (his E-Pole time was cancelled resulting from exceeding monitor limits), Granado can’t go away something to likelihood if he desires to maintain his title hopes alive on the finish of his Italian journey.
Native stars Alex De Angelis (OCTO Pramac MotoE) and reigning world cup champion Matteo Ferrari (Crew Trentino Gresini MotoE) had been separated by 0.045secs in second and third, each exhibiting nice tempo by lapping constantly within the low-mid 1’43secs, with Jordi Torres (Pons Racing 40) in fourth adopted by Xavier Simeon (LCR E-Crew). The Belgian rider, who was extraordinarily fast in FP1, crashed out at flip one within the afternoon however was thankfully unhurt within the course of.
Sixth place went to a Tommaso Marcon on nice type (Tech 3 E-Racing), with present collection chief Dominique Aegerter (Dynavolt IntactGP) seventh and intently tailed by Mike Di Meglio (EG0,0 Marc VDS), Marcon’s teammate Lukas Tulovic and Alessandro Zaccone (Crew Trentino Gresini MotoE), who accomplished the highest ten.
All eyes at the moment are set on tomorrow morning’s E-Pole, which not like final 12 months will resolve solely the beginning grid for tomorrow’s opening race – which is able to get underway at 16:20 – with the outcomes of the latter figuring out the grid for Sunday’s race two.
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