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TORRES SEIZED HIS SECOND MOTO E WORLD CUP IN A DRAMATIC RACE

Torres has claimed the FIM ENEL MotoE World Cup title two years in a row.

The FIM ENEL MotoE World Cup race is known for its epic and an unpredictable battle between the riders. The same goes in the last race finale in Misano, indeed the title, who will win. Jordi Torres (Pons Racing 40) successive finish the season with his second MotoE World Cup title in a thrilling finale Race 2 in Misano. Matteo Ferrari (Indonesian E-Racing Gresini MotoE) ascended to the podium for his fifth Misano victory in three seasons in the electric class.

With eight points separating Jordi Torres, the reigning World Cup winner, and with his closest rival, Dominique Aegerter (Dynavolt Intact GP) in the standings, it’s going to be a close race for the glory. The thrilling part of the race began on the final lap of the race, Aegerter did everything he could to close the gap and go side-by-side with the Spaniard. Torres didn’t need to win to claim the title, though, he wasn’t going to back down from the fight and tried to cross the finish line in style.

With three corners remains, Aegerter shot out on the inside line of Torres and forcing the Spaniard to take a drastic measure that caused him slid out of the race. At the very moment, the Swiss was the one to claim the title, but the incident was immediately being reviewed by Race Direction, who adjudged it as an irresponsible riding and handed him a 38-second ride through penalty which dropped him to P12, returning the title back to Torres.

Credited: MotoGP

Credited: MotoGP

It means that, despite the fact that Ferrari, Mattia Casadei (Ongetta SIC58 Squadra Corse), and Miquel Pons (LCR E-Team) finished on the podium, the day belongs to Jordi Torres who become the 2021 FIM ENEL MotoE World Cup Champion and becoming the first rider to win the Cup, back-to-back.

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