MotoE™ Jerez Test: Aegerter fastest on Day 1

by | Mar 8, 2022 | motoGP News

MotoE™ Jerez Test: Aegerter fastest on Day 1

Energica bring a new motor and inverter for 2022 as the opening day of testing in Jerez ends with the Swiss rider on top

Dominique Aegerter (Dynavolt Intact GP MotoE™) has ended the first day of the Official FIM Enel MotoE™ World Cup Test at the Circuito de Jerez-Angel Nieto top of the timesheets, thanks to his 1:48.634 lap. Eric Granado (LCR E-Team) was second fastest, the Brazilian’s best time was 1:48.925, with inaugural Cup winner Matteo Ferrari (Felo Gresini MotoE™) third quickest.

Day 1 consisted of three sessions, the first being 15 minutes long with the latter two 20 minutes, as the riders and teams got to grips with Energica’s new motor and inverter for the 2022 season. Xavi Cardelus (Avintia Esponsorama Racing) and reigning Cup winner Jordi Torres (Pons Racing 40) were the riders to complete the fastest five runners on Monday, ahead of two more days in Andalucia.

It was a warm welcome back to MotoE™ action for Bradley Smith (WithU GRT RNF MotoE™ Team), his teammate Niccolo Canepa and Hector Garzo (Tech3 E-Racing), the trio returning after at least one year away from the electric class.

The only rider from the 2022 line-up that was absent was sophomore Miquel Pons (LCR E-Team), after the Spaniard had to undergo surgery after suffering from appendicitis.

Watch highlights and interviews on throughout the three days of testing in Jerez. 

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