The Spaniard edged out the San Marino GP plug winner, World Cup chief Aegerter also on the entrance row
Rookie Jordi Torres (Pons Racing 40) edged out San Marino GP plug winner Matteo Ferrari (Trentino Gresini MotoE) by 0.011 in FIM Enel MotoE™ World Cup E-Pole on the Gran Premio TISSOT dell’Emilia Romagna e della Riviera di Rimini, claiming his first pole net online page within the category. World Cup chief Dominique Aegerter (Dynavolt Intact GP) will line-up on the entrance row for Speed 1.
2nd out the traps, Xavi Cardelus (Avintia Esponsorama Racing) net online page a honest benchmark for the riders to beat, with Maria Herrera (Openbank Aspar Group) and Josh Hook (Octo Pramac MotoE) unable to beat the Andorran rider’s time. Alejandro Medina (Openbank Aspar Group) did then scuttle P1 ahead of Cardelus with the first 1: 43 of E-Pole, sooner than Niki Tuuli (Avant Ajo MotoE) took over on the terminate with a 1: 43.850 – 0.056 sooner than Medina. Niccolo Canepa (LCR E-Group) slotted himself into P3 as final weekend’s polesitter Mattia Casadei (Ongetta SIC58 Squadracorse) then encountered problems on his out-lap.
Alessandro Zaccone (Trentino Gresini MotoE) was once upset along with his lap, the Italian went P6 ahead of Herrera and Jakub Kornfeil (WithU Motorsport), sooner than Lukas Tulovic (Tech3 E-Racing) moved the E-Pole goalposts. The German net online page a 1: 43.432 – his most efficient time of the weekend – to scuttle four tenths obvious. Mike Di Meglio (EG 0,0 Marc VDS) slotted himself into P2 nonetheless the Frenchman was once also four tenths on the again of Tulovic – sooner than it was once the turn of Aegerter.
Aegerter was once on it and clear enough, the Swiss rider went provisional P1 – nonetheless no longer by mighty. Aegerter went 0.135 ahead of Tulovic with six riders soundless to net online page a time. Tommaso Marcon (Tech3 E-Racing) wasn’t cosy along with his 1: 44.133 which saw him purchase provisional P6, with the replays showing the Italian going for a rodeo move on the exit of Turn 2.
So then, 5 riders to near again. The foremost of them was once San Marino GP podium man Xavier Simeon (LCR E-Group), and the Belgian rider was once within a tenth thru the second spoil up. Simeon misplaced time thru the third spoil up nonetheless gained some again within the last sector, with Simeon crossing the road to purchase P2 – 0.120 off Aegerter. Torres was once then getting down to change and the category rookie was once 0.083 under Aegerter’s time midway round his lap. Torres misplaced time within the third spoil up thru the fleet left-handers nonetheless the Spaniard produced a storming last sector to purchase P1 by over a tenth.
Your most most modern MotoE™ plug winner Ferrari was once then surroundings a astronomical lap and was once very mighty eager, factual 0.003 spoil up him and Torres thru Sector 3. Ferrari crossed the road and couldn’t rather beat Torres, 0.011 separating the duo over their flying laps. Sammarinese rider Alex de Angelis (Octo Pramac MotoE) was once cautious round his lap in notify to no longer affect the equivalent mistake as final week, the experienced rider went P9, sooner than Free Observe pacesetter Eric Granado (Avintia Esponsorama Racing) headed out.
The Brazilian exceeded song limits in E-Pole seven days within the past and was once alive to to no longer affect the equivalent mistake again. Granado was once 0.176 off Torres’ time thru Sector 3 and didn’t even scuttle end to the kerb on the exit of Turn 15 – where he exceeded song limits final week – as Granado went P4.
E-Pole wasn’t rather over though. Casadei was once allowed to scuttle out on the tip of the session due to it was once a transponder recount that ended in him to pull into pitlane, and he was once finishing his lap without somebody sparkling what form of times he was once surroundings. The stress was once palpable nonetheless Casadei didn’t trouble the entrance row, he claimed P7 ahead of Di Meglio.
So Torres claims his maiden P1 in E-Pole ahead of Speed 1 at 16: 20 (GMT+2) on Saturday, Ferrari and Aegerter be a part of the Spaniard on the entrance row. Granado spearheads Row 2 alongside Simeon and Tulovic, with Casadei leading Row 3. Di Meglio, Tuuli and Medina accomplished the terminate 10 in E-Pole.
Be clear that you just tune into MotoE™ Speed 1 later nowadays, with the outcomes from the gap plug deciding the grid for Speed 2 on Sunday morning at 10: 05.
1. Jordi Torres (Pons Racing 40) – 1: 43.154
2. Matteo Ferrari (TRENTINO Gresini MotoE) + 0.011
3. Dominique Aegerter (Dynavolt Intact GP) + 0.143
4. Eric Granado (Avintia Esponsorama Racing) + 0.198
5. Xavier Simeon (LCR E-Group) + 0.263
6. Lukas Tulovic (Tech 3 E-Racing) + 0.278
7. Mattia Casadei (Ongetta SIC58 Sqaudra Corse) + 0.348
8. Mike Di Meglio (EG 0,0 Marc VDS) + 0.691
9. Niki Tuuli (Avant Ajo MotoE) + 0.696
10. Alejandro Medina (Openbank Aspar Group) + 0.752
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