Electric bikes are inevitable for the future and Dorna with title sponsor Enel which is an energy company will sponsor the series with all competitors using the same Energica Ego bike supplied with Michelin tyres.
The Energica bike has a horsepower of 147, can accelerate from 0 to 100 km/h in three seconds and reach a top speed of 250 km/h.
“The championship will take place at the same time as the classic MotoGP races”
The grid will comprise 18 bikes across 11 teams from the Grand Prix paddock — all seven MotoGP teams will field two, while four teams from the Moto2 and Moto3 classes will run one each.
The inaugural season will consist of races on five European tracks on the MotoGP circuit.
The new MotoE™ World Cup will be a leap into the future through the competition of the world’s first Fast Charge electric motorcycles manufactured by Italian company Energica, bringing together performance and zero emissions.