21 April 2021

WES 2021 UCI E-MTB XC World Cup Season Opener is here!

Monaco (P.ty) 21 April 2021 – The 2021 and third WES racing season will be happening for WES

athletes starting the weekend of the 24th and 25th of April in Monaco.

Due to specific health rules this year, for the moment the first round in the calendar will be held behind closed doors, with the public having to watch from home and follow the live timing.
The starting list includes riders from previous years and new riders who all hope to rise to the top of the standings throughout the year.

Looking through the start list, there will be a broad range of experience present from 22 different racing teams. 10 Bike Manufacturers and 6 different Motor Makers will compete for the top rank and the end of season awards. Brands will be judged by the total racings points accumulated by their representative riders.

There will be young and more experienced riders, women and men all competing on the same tracks which will be found near Peille (France). Notable presences will include reigning UCI E-XC World Champion Mélanie Pugin (BH E-Racing Team) and specialist Jérôme Gilloux (E-Team Moustache) plus the 2019 WES XC Champion Sofia Wiedenroth (Specialized). Also, enduro star Remy Absalon (Scott SR Suntour Enduro Team) will be continuing his long race career in the two races scheduled for the UCI E-MTB XC World Cup at WES Monaco.

WES riders and staff will be excited to finally put the tyres to the dirt and take part in some exciting competition.

Important notes:

  • Spectator attendance is not allowed (closed-doors World Cup races only)
  • Amateur events (Ride WES) are not allowed
  • No crowding of 6 or more people allowed on public soil
  • Paddock access is restricted to Teams and Staff

Follow the race Live Timing HERE
Download WES Monaco Round Event Schedule HERE
Download this Press Release in PDF format HERE