Eighteen riders from all over the world are preparing to fight for the title of the MotoE World Cup 2021; here are their names.
Eighteen riders from ten countries will compete in the third season of the MotoE World Cup, including 2020 winner Jordi Torres (Pons Racing 40). The winner of the 2019 edition will also be present as well as runner-up in 2020 Matteo Ferrari (Gresini MotoE), and last year's third overall Dominique Aegerter (Dynavolt Intact GP). There are also some interesting movements of experienced riders to record, such as Eric Granado who moves to the One Energy Racing team to aim for the title of the category and Alessandro Zaccone who will be in the Octo Pramac team this year MotoE.
Confirmed in the grid of the MotoE, Mattia Casadei (Ongetta SIC58 Squadra Corse), Lukas Tulovic (Tech3 E-Racing), Maria Herrera (Openbank Aspar Team) and Xavier Cardelus (Avintia Esponsorama Racing).
Among the rookies we point out Yonni Hernandez who returns to the Pramac team with whom he raced in MotoGP, and Hikari Okubo, Japanese, first Asian rider in the electric class (Avant Ajo MotoE team).
Miquel Pons and Kevin Zannoni are the LCR E-Team riders, Fermin Aldeguer is Maria Herrera's teammate at the Openbank Aspar, Andrea Mantovani is Ferrari's partner in the Gresini MotoE team, Corentin Perolari joins Tulovic at the Tech3 E-Team while the Portuguese rider Andre Pires is the Avintia Esponsorama Racing teammate of Cardelus.
Last season's winner Pons Racing 40 team will line-up two Energica Ego Corsa this year. The name of the rider alongside Jordi Torres has not yet been disclosed.
The riders and teams will start working together in the first test of the MotoE, from 2 to 4 March on the Jerez-Angel Nieto circuit.
The calendar of the MotoE World Cup 2021
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