Jordi Torres (Pons Racing 40) laid the foundations for his 2020 MotoE™ title by winning the first of the two races at the weekend’s SHARK Helmets Grand Prix de France. The season’s final clash was won by Niki Tuuli (Avant Ajo MotoE).
The last meeting of the 2020 FIM Enel MotoE™ World Cup formed part of the SHARK Helmets Grand Prix de France programme where pole-winner Jordi Torres claimed victory in the first of the weekend’s two races after sitting third in the provisional standings prior to the trip to Le Mans-Bugatti.
As his two main rivals failed to match his pace, the result promoted the Spaniard to the top of the points table, meaning he only needed to finish sixth or higher in Race 2 to conclude his consistent maiden season in the series with the title.
His score for 2020 also included a podium finish at Jerez, Spain, and two top-three placings at Misano, Italy.
The 2019 champion Matteo Ferrari (TRENTINO Gresini MotoE) pocketed the year’s silver medal, while bronze went to Dominique Aegerter (Dynavolt Intact GP).
The season’s seven races produced five different winners.
To meet the specific demands made of them by the all-electric Energica Ego Corsica bikes, the new range of MICHELIN Power Slicks developed for the 2020 championship featured new constructions and new front and rear compounds which soon saw lap times tumble compared with the inaugural campaign.
The new range also incorporates regenerated materials and biomaterials, thereby fitting perfectly with Groupe Michelin’s ‘Everything Sustainable’ plan. Indeed, Michelin uses MotoE