Multi-time 250cc champion, Max Biaggi, had the honor of piloting the Energica Ego Corsa around Mugello and was brought back in time to his glory days of racing.

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Energica Ego Corsa was taken for a spin yesterday around the turns and elevation changes of the Mugello Circuit in what was the race day of the Italian Grand Prix – round six of the 2018 FIM MotoGP™ World Championship.

In front of a multicolored and vocal ocean of fans covering every inch of the grandstands and hills surrounding the track, six-time world champion Max Biaggi jumped aboard the track-ready, all-electric superbike machine by Energica for a fun and meaningful demo lap of the legendary Italian venue.

“It has been a fantastic lap, like a throwback in time! To be doing the demo lap in front of a hundred thousand fans in those colourful grandstands brought me back to the times when I was fighting for victories in MotoGP. Even back then the riders’ fan clubs were located at specific corners of the track – mine was at the Casanova-Savelli!” said Max Biaggi. The lap was great and I really enjoyed it. It was almost a relief when I left the pit-lane and headed out onto the straight down to the first turn. I was coming from a full year of not being on any type of motorcycle due to the accident I had in July last year. Overall it was a really great experience and maybe something to repeat one day?”

The road to the 2019 FIM Enel MotoE™ World Cup will have its next stop in a fortnight’s time at Catalunya’s Circuit de Montmeló, where an updated version of the MotoE™ prototype by Energica will also be tested.