A second day of MotoE testing at Jerez has had to be cancelled after a fire ripped trough the series paddock in the early hours of this morning, causing severe damage.
Fortunately, no-one was hurt in the blaze, the cause of which is now under investigtion.
A statement from Dorna reads:
At around 00:15 early on the 14th of March during the second preseason MotoE™ test at the Circuito de Jerez – Angel Nieto, the E-Paddock for the FIM Enel MotoE™ World Cup caught fire, causing major damages and losses. The cause of the fire is currently under investigation.
Fortunately there have been no injuries. An update will follow in the coming hours regarding the exact causes of the fire and any subsequent changes to the calendar.