Nicolas Goubert appointed executive director of the FIM Moto-e World Cup

Dorna Sports has announced Nicolas Goubert as the new executive director of the FIM Moto-e World Cup, the upcoming electric motorcycle championship.

Nicolas Goubert will leave Michelin for a role as executive director of the FIM Moto-e World Cup

Goubert, who is the Technical Director for Michelin Racing, will leave the French tyre manufacturer after having served there for 28 years. Goubert has led racing projects, and is responsible for Michelin's presence in MotoGP.

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The Frenchman is credited with playing a key role in strengthening Michelin's relationship with Dorna Sports, with Michelin already having renewed their commitment to MotoGP till the end of 2023.

The all-new Moto-e World Cup is set to begin in 2019.

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