2020 Le Mans MotoE Race 2 Result: A Champion Crowned

After rain caused trouble all day, MotoE got a dry track for their title decider and the seven laps were not short of adrenaline. Jordi Torres entered the race with a solid advantage in the world standings and starting from pole position, but it was Niki Tuuli who got the holeshot from fellow front row starter Mike Di Meglio. Torres made a cautious start and got tagged at turn three, the Spaniard lucky not to get caught up in the crashes around him. Those lap one shenanigans allowed Tuuli, Di Meglio and Josh Hook to escape at the front, while Dominique Aegerter, having started 14th, was leading the pursuit. Defending champion Matteo Ferrari also made a good start from 15th on the grid, quickly joining the top ten, while also dealing with an early track limits warning.

Di Meglio found a way past Tuuli on lap two and kept him and Hook at bay for the next few laps, but Tuuli made his move into turn 1 with two laps remaining to resume the lead. Di Meglio was determined to get a home win but Tuuli defended superbly until the checkered flag, the Finish rider crossing the line one tenth ahead of the Frenchman. Hook did not get a say in the victory battle but settled for a first podium in MotoE in third, while Aegerter pushed hard but could not join the podium battle and finished fourth. Torres got attacked by Ferrari as the race entered its final lap and the Spaniard calmly conceded fifth place but crossed the finish line as a rookie world cup winner.

With Torres taking the crown, Ferrari leaves the MotoE paddock as runner-up, although equal on points with class rookie Aegerter.


Pos No. Rider Bike Time/Diff
1 66 Niki Tuuli Energica 12'09.631
2 63 Mike Di Meglio Energica +0.166
3 16 Josh Hook Energica +1.294
4 77 Dominique Aegerter Energica +2.353
5 11 Matteo Ferrari Energica +6.017
6 40 Jordi Torres Energica +6.490
7 7 Niccolo Canepa Energica +10.066
8 10 Xavier Simeon Energica +10.472
9 6 Maria Herrera Energica +10.663
10 18 Xavi Cardelus Energica +11.101
11 35 Lukas Tulovic Energica +11.298
12 61 Alessandro Zaccone Energica +12.327
13 27 Mattia Casadei Energica +20.842
14 15 Alex De Angelis Energica +20.954
15 84 Jakub Kornfeil Energica +24.376
Not Finished 1st Lap
  70 Tommaso Marcon Energica 0 Lap
  51 Eric Granado Energica 0 Lap
  55 Alejandro Medina Energica 0 Lap
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