The Italian claims his third spend at the venue as the tip six imperfect the line seven tenths apart in a MotoE™ barnstormer
Matteo Ferrari (Trentino Gresini MotoE) saved up his Misano World Circuit Marco Simoncelli FIM Enel MotoE™ World Cup spend sage with a flawless victory at the Gran Premio Lenovo di San Marino e della Riviera di Rimini. That’s three wins in two years on home soil for the reigning World Cup winner who earns his first spend of 2020, a bolt which saw Xavier Simeon (LCR E-Personnel) and Dominque Aegerter (Dynavolt Intact GP) total the podium.
Polesitter Mattia Casadei (Ongetta SIC58 Squadracorse) grabbed the holeshot after a astronomical commence on home soil and rapidly purchased into an even rhythm, with Simeon going around the commence air of Lukas Tulovic (Tech3 E-Racing) at Turn 1 and into Turn 2 to favor P2. It change into as soon as a tidy opening sector for all people however Turn 8 saw Josh Hook (Octo Pramac MotoE) poke off target, before a astronomical selection of riders – including Tulovic – purchased Turn 13 every form of injurious. Tulovic dropped to commence air the tip 10, with leader Casadei taking part in a half of-2d relieve on the gap lap.
On the replacement hand, the Italian change into as soon as soon reeled in by Simeon and the chasing pack. On Lap 2, we had a 5-rider war for the lead. Casadei, Simeon, Ferrari, Jordi Torres (Pons Racing 40) and standings leader Aegerter were about to get real into a stunning ding-dong MotoE™ war. Ferrari change into as soon as previous Simeon into Turn 8 after Aegerter had residing the fastest lap on Lap 3, with the swapping and altering allowing Mike Di Meglio (EG 0,0 Marc VDS) to favor the community to form it a 12-wheel war for victory.
And Di Meglio made his poke on Aegerter to shove the Swiss rider all of the model down to P6 with three laps to head, as Ferrari then closed in on leader Casadei. Lap 5 saw Ferrari get a astronomical poke out of Turn 10 and the Italian dived up the within Casadei into the fleet authorized-hander of Turn 11, with Simeon then pouncing on Casadei at Turn 2 with two laps to head. At this level, Ferrari had a half of-2d lead over the chasing 5 riders.
Heading onto the closing lap, Simeon had closed Ferrari down a little bit – the outlet change into as soon as three tenths. Within the gaggle, Aegerter had purchased reduction previous Di Meglio on the penultimate lap and alive to to not lose too many facets in the title bolt, the Andalucia GP winner change into as soon as up the within Torres for P4 at Turn 10. Ferrari change into as soon as keeping company at the front and heading into the tight and technical Turn 14 – an overtaking hotspot – Simeon wasn’t finish ample to form a tidy lunge. Aegerter, however, change into as soon as. He had a podium locked on his radar and the quantity 77 change into as soon as up the within Casadei at Turn 14, with Torres following thru.
Nobody may possibly well pause Ferrari from taking the 25-level haul though. A first spend of the campaign came the Italian’s approach with Simeon crossing the line 0.213 at the aid of – his first MotoE™ podium since Austria 2019. Aegerter’s gorgeous final lap sees him recall a healthy lead in the standings, with Ferrari transferring to within 12 of Aegerter. Torres’ P4 change into as soon as one more astronomical result for the rookie who’s now 14 adrift of Aegerter in the standings, with Casadei losing to P5 from pole and the bolt lead in the final three laps of the bolt.
Di Meglio crossed the line in P6 to witness the tip six carry out authorized 0.7 seconds apart in a actually story MotoE™ stumble upon. 3.6 seconds at the aid of the lead war change into as soon as one more cracking war, Alessandro Zaccone (Trentino Gresini MotoE) main those riders over the line for his first facets of the season. Alex de Angelis (Octo Pramac MotoE) recovered nicely to eighth after beginning P16, the Sammarinese enormous title less than a tenth worried of Zaccone. Tommaso Marcon (Tech3 E-Racing) beat Eric Granado (Avintia Esponsorama Racing) as the duo rounded out the tip 10, the latter doing nicely to climb into the tip 10 after beginning from the aid of the grid. A title favourite will likely be hoping to leap reduction and be in the victory war at the double-header at Misano subsequent weekend.
One more awesome MotoE™ bolt ends with Ferrari on high in Italy. Two races be conscious subsequent weekend for the Energica Ego Corsa riders, can the Misano king be dethroned?
1. Matteo Ferrari (Trentino Gresini MotoE)
2. Xavier Simeon (LCR E-Personnel) + 0.213
3. Dominique Aegerter (Dynavolt Intact GP) + 0.372
4. Jordi Torres (Pons Racing 40) + 0.474
5. Mattia Casadei (Ongetta SIC58 Squadra Corse) + 0.606
6. Mike Di Meglio (EG 0,0 Marc VDS) + 0.780
7. Alessandro Zaccone (Trentino Gresini MotoE) + 4.393
8. Alex de Angelis (OCTO Pramac MotoE) + 4.476
9. Tommasso Marcon (Tech 3 E-Racing) + 4.915
10. Eric Granado (Avintia Esponsorama Racing) + 5.056
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