The organizers determined the cause of the fire in the Jerez paddockMarch 18, 2019
MotoE organizers announced the cause of the fire in the MotoE paddock during the tests in Jerez, where the fire destroyed most of the electrocycles and equipment.
The fire broke out at night after the first day of testing in Jerez. The fire quickly spread through the temporary boxes, while motorcycles, charging stations and equipment burned. The organizers had to cancel the first stage of the championship MotoE 2019, which was to be held May 3-5 in Jerez.
Local police continue to investigate the incident, but there is already information. The cause of the fire was a short circuit, as a result of which a high-capacity battery in the charger caught fire. At the moment, trying to figure out and find the source of the short circuit.
Representatives of the championship have already confirmed that during the fire, none of the electric cycles was not charging.
The fire created a lot of problems, but the championship still starts this year.