Two weeks before the start of the FIM Enel MotoE World Cup 2021, Dominique Aegerter (Dynavolt IntactGP) confirmed himself as the protagonist in the last three days of testing in Jerez de la Frontera by dominating the race simulation and obtaining the second best time.
After the Swiss veteran had finished the first official MotoE test at the beginning of March with an excellent second position, the expectations for the last pre-season test were very high. When Aegerter finished the first day ahead of Jordi Torres and Eric Granado, it was immediately clear that the Swiss rider's pace would once again be excellent.
However, no one could have imagined that he would dominate the race simulation on the second day of testing, winning with the advantage of 10″419 over the second in the standings. His closest rivals were the two Spanish rookies, Fermin Aldeguer (Openbank Aspar Team) and Miguel Pons (LCR E-Team). Dominique Aegerter's race pace was faster than the track record for almost all laps.
After improving his lap record in the second session on Wednesday, it was Eric Granado who beat him in the last test session with a record lap-time of 1:47.065.
“This time, in our second test, I got used to the MotoE bike quite quickly again and was able to ride fast from the start. On the first day, I already dominated the last two sessions with 0.700 and 0.500. We continued to test the new tyres, as well as adjusted the chassis and thus my riding style. Our pace is great, which was also reflected in the race simulation on day two. The 8-lap race went pretty perfectly. I started from pole position, was able to secure the holeshot and then rode to a start-to-finish victory with a new lap record. The battery ran out a little towards the end of the race, but I won the race by over ten seconds. In the end, we were able to finish all sessions in the Top 3. Of course, the conditions vary within the day and so the gap to Granado was a little bigger at the end, but the team is still working fantastic. We had to do one session on used tyres because we only had seven front and eight rear tyres for nine sessions, although one session got canceled. My goal is to be as far ahead as possible in every session. I'm looking forward to the first race weekend because my strength lies in the race. It seems like Granado and I are setting the pace here in Jerez, which makes me confident."
Jerez Test 2021
The results of the race simulation at Jerez
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