Updated: Feb 27
We will officially start racing in 2023 with 6 races on 3 continents fully endorsed by the Fédération Internationale de Motocyclisme (FIM).
The Championship calendar will run from May to November and features races in six (6) countries on three (3) different continents. Kicking off in May in Barcelona, Spain and concluding in November in Asia, the Championship races will take place in a mix of epic natural landscapes and iconic cities, showcasing the excitement of electric racing in all its forms.
We are working closely with local partners in each race location to deliver world-class all-terrain electric motorcycle racing and unique fan experiences. Up to twelve all-electric teams, each featuring two riders – one female and one male – will compete in thrilling head-to-head racing throughout the season, crowning the first-ever FIM E-Xplorer World Cup winner in Asia in November.
Each stop on the calendar will ignite the spirit of adventure in fans who will witness electric all-terrain motorcycles developed by pioneering motorbike manufacturers being pushed to their limits. The 6 tracks will be developed in harmony with the race location and present the riders with technical and thrilling obstacles as they race head-to-head.
Backed by the Fédération Internationale de Motocyclisme (FIM) and the likes of MIE Racing founder Midori Moriwaki, and motorcycle event organiser legend Eric Peronnard and will electrify all-terrain motorcycle racing fans, while acting as a test bed for new technology that appeals to the next generation of climate-conscious fans.
Alejandro Agag, Founder of Formula E, Extreme E and the E1 Series, states: “E-Xplorer is part of the electric motorsport revolution and will lead the electric two-wheel industry development, the same way we did with the four-wheel industry with Formula E. The fact that the inaugural season will feature 6 races on 3 continents proves that it is a global sport that will bring the excitement of electric motorcycling to fans all over the world. I am very proud to be involved with E-Xplorer, a championship that stands for gender equality, innovation, exciting racing and sustainability.”
Carina Munte, Co-Founder & Chief Championship Officer of E-Xplorer said: “I am so pleased to share the inaugural calendar of the FIM E-Xplorer World Cup. The fact that we will be able to bring the thrill of electric bikes to fans across the world and showcase the skills of these incredible female and male riders makes me very proud. We are excited to work with the FIM, the teams, the riders and our local partners to deliver exceptional events and take this new discipline to huge heights. This is just the start of our electrifying journey!”
Jean-Paul Gombeaud, FIM Sports & E-Bike Director added: “The initial test that took place in France earlier this year proved a real success and has put strong foundations in place for an inaugural series that will boast no less than six events spread across three different continents. The 2023 schedule that will run from May to November makes great logistical sense for the teams and sends out a bold message for the status of electric motorcycle racing. On behalf of the FIM I want to thank our promoter and all the key stakeholders for their hard work in bringing this exciting series to life.”