The second season of the FIM Enel MotoE World Cup will kick-off with two pre-season tests taking place at Jerez.

After the success of the inaugural MotoE campaign in 2019, which saw Matteo Ferrari crowned champion in Valencia, the all-electric series returns to action with two three-day tests at Jerez.

The first test takes place between March 10-12 before the grid completes pre-season action at the Spanish Grand Prix venue on April 8-10.

The final day of pre-season testing will feature a full-length race simulation, repeating the arrangement from last year, which will take place on April 10.

The 2020 MotoE season gets underway at Jerez on May 3, during the Spanish MotoGP weekend, before continuing on to Assen (June 28), Spielberg (August 16), a double-header at Misano (September 12-13) and another double-header to complete the campaign at Valencia (November 14-15).

Last year the MotoE series was thrown into jeopardy before truly starting when a devastating fire destroyed series equipment and bikes overnight at Jerez during pre-season testing. Nobody was injured in the accident which was triggered by a short circuit that ignited the MotoE batteries.

As a result the first-ever MotoE season was delayed until July with Sachsenring hosting the inaugural race as a six-race campaign was completed across four venues.

All MotoE competitors will again use identical Energica machines in 2020.

An 18-bike grid has been confirmed for the 2020 MotoE campaign including defending champion Ferrari at Trentino Gresini, while the final slot on the grid at Openbank Angel Nieto Team will be filled in the coming weeks.

MotoE will act as a support class to MotoGP at each round.

 

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