The 2018 FIM MotoGP™ World Championship will start this week with the Qatar season-opener set to take place on March 18.
It will be an epic date as Ego Corsa, the FIM Enel MotoE™ World Cup electric motorcycle, will run its first demo lap in world premiere!
The first rider to get on track with the green rocket will be New Zealander, MotoGP Commentator and 500GP winner Simon Crafar.
Energica back on track
Energica, the only manufacturer chosen by Dorna for the FIM Enel MotoE™ World Cup, comes from the heart of racing.
“Our soul is linked to the tradition of Made in Italy that has always identified us in the world.
We are proud to put the signature of an Italian manufacturer on this project that will actually mark the history of international motorsport and that will give the final “push” to the entire automotive market, already committed towards electric.” Said Livia Cevolini, CEO Energica Motor Company S.p.A. “We are ready and fully charged, see you on the starting grid!”
MotoGP™ Grand Prix of Qatar will start on Sunday, March 18th, lights out at 17:00.
MotoE™ first demo lap will take place on Sunday, March 18th, at 16:25 so tune on www.motogp.com to watch it live.