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By motogp.com

FIM Enel MotoE™ World Cup regulation and schedule updates

Changes to E-Pole sessions declared wet, Race 2 grid positions and the time schedule announced

In agreement with FIM Enel MotoE™ World Cup teams and riders, the following regulation and time schedule updates have been approved by the MotoE™ commission in an electronic meeting held on the 3rd of June 2021. They take effect immediately. 

Wet E-Pole procedure
If the E-Pole qualifying session is started in dry conditions and then stopped before being declared wet, pitlane will open for a 15-minute E-pole procedure in which all riders may participate. Previously, the procedure was 12 minutes in length. However, the E-Pole session may be declared wet by the Race Director at any time before it begins. In this case, it will be replaced by an extended 30-minute Wet E-Pole session in which all riders may participate. In this 30-minute E-Pole session, there is no limit on the number of laps riders are allowed to do.

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Tyre allocation
The slick tyre allocation for each rider is now as follows:

5 x Front tyres of the same specification (previously 4)

5 x Rear tyres of the same specification

One of the five front and one of the five rear tyres will be a used tyre from the rider’s E-Pole session at the previous event. In the event that the E-Pole session was declared wet at the previous event, the tyre supplier may allocate new tyres instead of used.

Race 2 grid positions
From now on, E-Pole will decide the grid positions for both Race 1 and Race 2 at any double-header event.In 2020, Race 1 finishing positions decided the grid for Race 2.

The updated regulations can be found here.

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Time schedule changes
In addition to regulation updates, the time schedule for the remainder of the 2021 season has also changed. All races held on Sunday will now take place after the Moto3™, Moto2™ and MotoGP™ class races.

At the Gran Premi Monster Energy de Catalunya, the MotoE™ race is scheduled for 16:00 local time (GMT +2).

At the Motul TT Assen, the Motorrad Grand Prix von Österreich and the Gran Premio Octo di San Marino e della Riviera di Rimini, the lights go out on Sunday for MotoE™ at 15:30 (GMT +2).

Race 1 at Misano is now scheduled for 16:20 (GMT +2) on Saturday.

In addition, for the remainder of 2021 the pre-event Press Conference for MotoE™ will take place at 15:00 local time on the Thursday preceding the event. Previously it was scheduled for 12:00.

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