2019 Sachsenring MotoE Race Result: A Short First Chapter Written

The first official battle in MotoE took place on a damp drying track and it produced a short burst of electrifying action. Hector Garzo got the holeshot in turn one, forcing poleman Niki Tuuli to find his way back from fifth, while front row starter Eric Granado ended up nearly last after nudges at the start. As the race reached the halfway point of the shortened seven-lap distance, Bradley Smith put his fresh knowledge of the track to good use and led the way ahead of a seven-man lead group, but the battle raged on mostly between Smith, Tuuli, Mike Di Meglio and Garzo. The four men slowly separated themselves from the chasers to dispute the podium amongst them.

The poleman led the way going into the final two laps, when a crash for Lorenzo Savadori punctured the air fence and prompted a red flag. The result was declared after five laps, with Tuuli becoming MotoE’s first winner, ahead of Smith and Di Meglio.

Results:

Pos. Num. Rider Bike Gap
1 66 Niki TUULI Energica 7'27.862
2 38 Bradley SMITH Energica +0.442
3 63 Mike DI MEGLIO Energica +0.567
4 4 Hector GARZO Energica +0.991
5 11 Matteo FERRARI Energica +2.095
6 5 Alex DE ANGELIS Energica +4.048
7 10 Xavier SIMEON Energica +4.304
8 51 Eric GRANADO Energica +8.118
9 15 Sete GIBERNAU Energica +9.254
10 18 Nicolas TEROL Energica +9.414
11 27 Mattia CASADEI Energica +9.557
12 7 Niccolo CANEPA Energica +9.674
13 2 Jesko RAFFIN Energica +9.828
14 78 Kenny FORAY Energica +10.137
15 16 Joshua HOOK Energica +11.157
16 6 Maria HERRERA Energica +18.192
17 14 Randy DE PUNIET Energica +24.808
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  32 Lorenzo SAVADORI Energica 1 Lap
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