Inaugural MotoE™ champion Matteo Ferrari stays keep for 2021, while Andrea Mantovani completes an all Italian line up
The recent ‘electric’ line-up of Staff Gresini has been confirmed, because the Italian squad areas their hopes over all over again on younger Italian riders. The recent season will resume from the confirmation of Matteo Ferrari: the 2019 World Champion and 2020 series runner-up will likely be before the full lot blocks of the recent season, with the perform to remain at the keen cease of the series and steal a behold at to reclaim the MotoE crown.
Andrea Mantovani will likely be at Ferrari’s aspect. The 26-one year-faded from Ferrara lands in MotoE from the Italian Championship of Move (CIV) – Superbike category – and he’ll test his talents for the most principal time with the Energica Ego Corsa machine. He will lumber with the number 9.
The valuable test of 2021 will steal palce at the Angel Nieto Circuit of Jerez de la Frontera (that will host the season opener) in March. Two sessions of three days every – one from the 2nd to the 4th and the 2d one from the 29th to the 31st of the same month.
“2021 will likely be my third one year with team Gresini, with whom I even have confidence been a protagonist in both of the MotoE World Cup seasons I’ve partaken in. The victory in 2019 and the runner up residing in 2020 are principal end result, especially if we withhold in suggestions that this was a brand recent category for everybody. I took the difficulty intellectual that I needed to adapt rapid to a brand recent utilizing style and as a result of support from all individuals spherical me, I was in a location to search out the suitable utilizing style and traipse desired to be consistently a protagonist. The ride gathered till now makes me behold at the future with self perception in my abilities, even after I’ll pass to a clear category and could well merely mute must adapt all over again to varied bikes. The perform me and the team have confidence is to match the same level of performance that we’ve shown to this level. I would desire to thank Fausto Gresini for the different to salvage inquisitive about the mission and to be in a location to efficiently variety out this MotoE affirm, which helped me develop further.”
“I’m very gay to be taking segment on this world cup in 2021. This would per chance per chance also be an completely recent ride as I even have confidence handiest ridden dilapidated-engine bikes to this level. There’s a complete lot of curiosity to disover the ‘electric-powered’ aspect of racing, both at energy and utilizing style ranges. This would per chance per chance also be shrimp doubt a in actuality positive one year with the hope of getting fun and growing loads all over the season. My thanks flow to Fausto Gresini and the final sponsors for giving me this chance.”
FAUSTO GRESINI – TEAM MANAGER
“This category continues to shock when it involves competitors and spectacular nature and we’re gay to be lining up for this recent season, with the perform of being protagonists over all over again. In 2020 now we have confidence narrowly disregarded on the 2d title and battled for it up to the final lumber: the conception that is to strive against for all over again and with Matteo I’m sure we’ll be in a location to reach it. I’d desire to welcome Andrea, a younger Italian rider who’s enthusiastic to reach wisely, and we’ll build our simplest to keep him in situation to reach so.”
2 MAY – Spain – Circuito de Jerez-Ángel Nieto
16 MAY – France – Le Mans
6 JUNE – Spain – Circuit de Barcelona
27 JUNE – The Netherlands – TT Circuit Assen
15 AUGUST – Austria – Red Bull Ring
18-19 SEPTEMBER – Italy – Misano WC Marco Simoncelli (2 races)