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Energica CEO: Had Ducati not entered MotoE, it would have been "short-sighted"

Energica CEO Livia Cevolini assesses her company's passage through the MotoE World Cup and warns of the difficulties facing Ducati, the constructor that will supply the series from 2023 onwards.

Ducati set to become official MotoE supplier from 2023

Ducati will take over from Energica as the supplier of the bikes that will compete in the MotoE World Cup from 2023, has learned.

BMW M reveals fully-electric safety car for MotoE World Cup

BMW unveiled its first fully-electric safety car – the i4 M50 – for the FIM MotoE World Cup at last weekend’s Austrian MotoGP Grand Prix.

MotoE: Enel X with JuiceRoll Race Edition revolutionizes Motorcycle charging

Enel X revolutionizes charging in MotoE with the JuiceRoll Race Edition, an innovative charging infrastructure specially designed to meet the needs of the series.

Torres crowned MotoE champion in Le Mans finale

The 2020 MotoE World Cup has gone the way of series rookie Jordi Torres, who was crowned the champion in a dramatic double-header finale at Le Mans.

Reigning champion Ferrari wins Misano MotoE round

Matteo Ferrari guided his Gresini racing machine to his first victory of the 2020 MotoE World Cup at the first of three rounds to be held at Misano this week.

Aegerter dominates second Jerez MotoE round, drama for Granado

Dominique Aegerter converted his maiden MotoE pole into a dominant victory in the Andalusian round of the 2020 World Cup, while there was drama behind for other title protagonists.

Granado dominates MotoE opener at Jerez

The Enel MotoE World Cup buzzed back into life for its second season last weekend at the MotoGP Spanish Grand Prix, with Avintia's Eric Granado dominating the race at Jerez.

SIC names Smith's replacement for new MotoE season

SIC Racing has signed Moto3 veteran Jakub Kornfeil to head up its MotoE effort, following Bradley Smith's call-up to an Aprilia MotoGP race ride.

Smith, de Angelis return as MotoE unveils 2020 entry list

MotoGP podium finishers Bradley Smith and Alex de Angelis are poised to return to MotoE for a second season, with both included on the series' 2020 entry list.

Valencia MotoE: Ferrari takes title as Granado wins again

Gresini rider Matteo Ferrari became the first-ever MotoE champion, as Avintia’s Eric Granado completed a Valencia double.

Valencia MotoE: Granado wins, Ferrari's points lead reduced

Avintia rider Eric Granado fought off Hector Garzo and Bradley Smith in an exciting penultimate race of the inaugural MotoE campaign in Valencia.

Aegerter lands MotoE ride after losing Moto2 seat

Long-time Moto2 rider Dominique Aegerter will race in MotoE next season with the Intact GP squad, it has been announced.

How a new world-class series 'without the bull****' is faring Prime

How a new world-class series 'without the bull****' is faring

If you recall anything about MotoE's first season, chances are the fire that wrecked its paddock will come to mind. But where the on-track action is concerned, the series' quirks - a result of technological limitations - have given it a unique identity

Gibernau won't return to MotoE next season

Former MotoGP race winner Sete Gibernau will not remain part of the MotoE grid past 2019, the Spanish rider has confirmed to

MotoE issues provisional 2020 calendar

A five-round provisional calendar for the second-ever season of the FIM MotoE World Cup has been issued.

Misano MotoE: Ferrari becomes first repeat winner

MotoE championship leader Matteo Ferrari became the first repeat winner in the all-electric series' history by completing a clean sweep of the Misano double-header.

Misano MotoE: Ferrari wins, title protagonists suffer

Matteo Ferrari vaulted into the lead of the MotoE standings with his first victory in the electric MotoGP support category, as several big names crashed out of contention.

Honda: MotoE of interest if we can do it "properly"

Honda MotoGP technical boss Takeo Yokoyama says Honda won’t enter the all-electric MotoE World Cup until it can do so “properly”.

Red Bull Ring MotoE: Di Meglio wins five-lap wet thriller

Marc VDS rider Mike Di Meglio won a five-lap MotoE thriller at a wet Red Bull Ring after closest challengers Eric Granado and Hector Garzo both crashed.

MotoE suffers further fire drama in Austria

MotoE suffered another fire-related incident in Austria on Friday as points leader Niki Tuuli's bike ignited while being charged.

Melandri expresses MotoE interest after WSBK exit

Marco Melandri says he would be open to competing in MotoE after he retires from World Superbike competition, as he feels the all-electric series is not yet a "proper" championship.

Sachsenring MotoE: Tuuli wins frantic red-flagged opener

Niki Tuuli won a frantic first-ever MotoE race at the Sachsenring, which was red-flagged after five laps due to a crash for Lorenzo Savadori.

Sachsenring MotoE: Tuuli dominates inaugural qualifying

Finnish rider Niki Tuuli became the first-ever pole-sitter in MotoE history, dominating the qualifying session for the inaugural race at the Sachsenring.

MotoE race simulation in Valencia won by Granado

Former grand prix racer Eric Granado fended off poleman Hector Garzo to win a practice MotoE World Cup race at Valencia.

Garzo tops MotoE qualifying simulation in Valencia test

Tech 3 rider Hector Garzo topped MotoE's qualifying simulation in Valencia, the last test before the championship's maiden race at the Sachsenring.

Formula E offers support to MotoE after fire

ABB FIA Formula E CEO Alejandro Agag says he has offered support to the organisers of the MotoE championship after a pre-season fire destroyed its fleet of electric bikes.

MotoE opener pushed back to July

The opening round of the inaugural MotoE season is now set to take place at the Sachsenring in July, following the cancellation of the opening two rounds in the wake of the Jerez paddock fire earlier this month.

MotoE reveals cause of Jerez fire disaster

The cause of the fire that destroyed the entire fleet of electric motorcycles for the inaugural MotoE season at Jerez has been revealed by the series.

MotoE opener cancelled after paddock fire

MotoGP support series MotoE says its inaugural 2019 season will go ahead, despite having had to cancel the planned Jerez opener after all its bikes were lost in a fire.

All MotoE bikes destroyed in Jerez fire

The nascent all-electric MotoE championship has had its whole roster of Energica Ego Corsa bikes destroyed by an overnight fire.

Smith "positively surprised" by MotoE bike

Former KTM MotoGP rider Bradley Smith says he was "positively surprised" by the behaviour of the MotoE bike when he sampled it for the first time in Jerez on Friday.

Full 18-rider MotoE roster revealed for 2019

The nascent all-electric MotoE championship has unveiled a complete 18-rider grid for its inaugural campaign next year.

Ex-MotoGP rider de Angelis joins MotoE grid

Former MotoGP rider Alex de Angelis will return to grand prix racing next season with the Pramac Racing MotoE team.

Gibernau comes out of retirement to race in MotoE

Former MotoGP race winner and title contender Sete Gibernau will come out of retirement next season to race in the new MotoE series.

Former LCR MotoGP rider joins team in MotoE

Team LCR has announced its rider line-up for the inaugural season of the new electric MotoE category, pairing its former MotoGP rider Randy de Puniet and Niccolo Canepa.

Smith finalises 2019 MotoE move

Current KTM MotoGP rider Bradley Smith has finalised his move to the all-electric MotoE support category for the 2019 season.

Herrera lands MotoE ride with Angel Nieto team

Maria Herrera will return to the grand prix motorcycle racing paddock next year after signing a deal to race in MotoE with the Angel Nieto team.

Avintia signs Simeon to race in MotoE

Avintia Racing will field its current MotoGP rider Xavier Simeon and Eric Granado in the first ever MotoE season next year, it has been announced.

First MotoE rider signing revealed

The Dynavolt Intact GP team has made the first rider signing for the inaugural five-round MotoE season in 2019.

MotoE unveils five-round 2019 calendar

MotoGP's new all-electric support class MotoE has unveiled a five-round calendar for its inaugural season in 2019.