LCR Honda introduced the pilots of his team in new World Cup racing electric motorcycles MotoE: in 2019 it will represent Randy De Punie and Niccolo Canepa.
RACING.ROUX, on 11 November 2018 – the World Cup team will be known as LCR E-Team. The Cup will be played in five stages MotoGP in Jerez, Le Mans, Sachsenring, Spielberg and Misano. The first tests with the participation of all teams and drivers will be held at Jerez from 23-25 November.
Lucio Cecchinello gathered for Kanepi and De Punhe amazing team. Specially for this project he called one of his very first chiefs of the technical brigade Paolo Cordioli, which started in 1996 to help him will be Luciano and Thomas Betty, participants and winners of the championship ZeroGP.
De Punhe played for LCR Honda in MotoGP and GP250 – from 2003 to 2010, 18 took the podium including 4 wins. As for Niccolo Canepa, on account of his world Cup Superstock 1000 World 2007 and also the double world champion in Endurance racing (along with the factory team Yamaha).
Racing MotoE will be involved 18 same electrorotation Energica EGO Corsa, can accelerate to 270 km/h Maximum engine power exceeds 120 kW.