Autovolt Magazine

2015 MotoE Electric Bike Championship Gets into Gear

The 2015 MotoE season is nearly upon us and a stellar line-up of some of the most famous and celebrated race circuits in Europe has been put together for the second season of the electric motorbike championship.

This year’s grand finale has already been confirmed and will take place for the first time at the Portimao Circuit in the beautiful Algarve region, Portugal. With a challenging and technical layout and excellent facilities, the circuit has hosted top class motorsport along with car and bike track days all year around with near-guaranteed good weather. The MotoE race will mark the first time electric motorsport has taken place at the Portuguese track.

Confirmed UK circuits include Silverstone and Donington Park Grand Prix track, plus a provisionally agreed Anglesey course, serving as the opening round. A road race in Schleizer Dreieck piggy backing the German IDM Superbike Championship is also provisionally confirmed as race 2.

  1. 25th – 26th July Great Britain: Anglesey *
  2. 31 July – 2nd Aug – Germany: Schleizer Dreieck*
  3. 15-16 Aug – Great Britain: Donington Park
  4. 18-20 September – Great Britain: Silverstone
  5. 2-4th October – Portugal: Portimao

* Provisional, to be confirmed

Current MotoE champion Chi Fung Ho will be back to defend his crown.  Twice European Champion, Ho will again be racing for Zongshen on a brand new – as yet – unveiled machine.

MotoE Silverstone 2014 | PHOTO: Jonathan Musk

Source; MotoE