MotoE World Cup: Provisional 2022 Entry List Released

MotoE World Cup: Provisional 2022 Entry List Released

© 2021, Roadracing World Publishing, Inc. From a press release issued By FIM and Dorna:

FIM Enel MotoE™ World Cup

Provisional Entry List, 16 December

The provisional Entry List for the 2022 FIM Enel MotoE™ World Cup can now be announced, with 18 riders from six nationalities set to contest the Cup next season.

A host of fast faces return to the grid, including 2020 and 2021 Cup winner Jordi Torres (Pons Racing 40). The Spaniard will be joined by the likes of 2021 runner up Dominique Aegerter (Dynavolt Intact GP), multiple race winner Eric Granado (LCR E-Team), 2019 Cup winner Matteo Ferrari (Felo Gresini MotoE), race winner Miquel Pons (LCR E-Team) and podium finisher Mattia Casadei (Pons Racing 40).

The 2022 season will also see the return of Grand Prix winner and established MotoE™ challenger Bradley Smith, the Brit set to line up at WithU GRT RNF MotoE Team alongside another experienced, returning rider in Niccolo Canepa. Grand Prix podium finisher Hector Garzo (Tech3 E-Team) also returns to the fold, having already proven one of the fastest in the field in his previous MotoE™ outings.

The experience continues with Maria Herrera (Openbank Aspar Team), Hikari Okubo (Avant Ajo MotoE) and Kevin Zannoni (Ongetta SIC58 Squadra Corse), and there are also a good number of rookies set to contest the Cup in 2022.

They include the likes of Xavi Fores (Octo Pramac MotoE) and Alex Escrig (Tech3 E-Racing). Fores is a multiple podium finisher in WorldSBK and has a wealth of experience on two wheels ahead of his new challenge, and Escrig arrives from winning the STK600 category in the 2021 Moto2™ European Championship – as did Fermin Aldeguer, one of the fastest MotoE™ rookies last season who then went on to take the European Moto2™ crown.

N° RIDER NATIONALITY TEAM

4 HECTOR GARZO SPANISH TECH3 E-RACING

6 MARIA HERRERA SPANISH OPENBANK ASPAR TEAM

7 NICCOLO CANEPA ITALIAN WITHU GRT RNF MotoE TEAM

11 MATTEO FERRARI ITALIAN FELO GRESINI MotoE

12 JAVIER FORES SPANISH OCTO PRAMAC MotoE

17 ALEX ESCRIG SPANISH TECH3 E-RACING

21 KEVIN ZANNONI ITALIAN ONGETTA SIC58 SQUADRACORSE

27 MATTIA CASADEI ITALIAN PONS RACING 40

34 KEVIN MANFREDI ITALIAN OCTO PRAMAC MotoE

38 BRADLEY SMITH BRITISH WITHU GRT RNF MotoE TEAM

40 JORDI TORRES SPANISH PONS RACING 40

51 ERIC GRANADO BRAZILIAN LCR E-TEAM

70 MARC ALCOBA SPANISH OPENBANK ASPAR TEAM

71 MIQUEL PONS SPANISH LCR E-TEAM

72 ALESSIO FINELLO ITALIAN FELO GRESINI MotoE

77 DOMINIQUE AEGERTER SWISS DYNAVOLT INTACT GP MotoE

78 HIKARI OKUBO JAPANESE AVANT AJO MotoE

TBC AVINTIA ESPONSORAMA RACING

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