Video: Brammo Empulse RR Ridden By Steve Atlas Takes TTXGP Championship

This weekend was the crown jewel of electric motorcycle racing events where EV daredevils from around the world came to compete. The TTXGP World Championship at the Daytona International Raceway was the epic competition it was billed as, but this year the Icon Brammo team, led by Steve Atlas, took home the checkered flag.

Read more

Video: Ride With The Brammo Empulse RR And TTXGP Champ Steve Atlas

As one of the biggest players in the electric motorcycle world, there’s a lot of pressure on Brammo to produce world-class vehicles. Well so far they are holding up just fine, and their latest offering has the potential to reshape the vision most of us have of electric vehicles. Watch as TTXGP champion Steve Atlas laps the Oregon Park Raceway on the Brammo Empulse RR electric superbike.

Read more

ePower/TTXGP Post-Race Interview | Eric Bostrom

I had a chance to ask third place finisher and veteran gas but first-time electric racer Eric a few questions about the race, electric bikes, and his plans for 2013. Eric has been competing in the AMA Pro Racing series since 1994, and has a rather impressive racing pedigree. As Steve Atlas said in the press conference, Brammo will find Bostrom’s input invaluable in further development of the Empulse.

Read more

ePower/TTXGP Race Report | Laguna Seca

Michael Barnes led the charge with a drag-race worthy start. Bostrom then Atlas weren’t far behind, although Barnes opened the gap throughout the race. The leading bikes from Barracuda Lightning and Icon Brammo kept fairly consistent times and top speeds at the start/finish line while the Superstock bikes became noticeably slower throughout the race.

Read more

ePower/TTXGP Free Practice Report | Laguna Seca

Due to my inability to patiently read through every line of a fine-print schedule for the weekend’s events, I almost missed today’s Free Practice for the ePower/TTXGP race. Luckily I had to run back to the media center for my sweater, and along the way I spotted one of the Barracuda Lightning bikes heading to the track entrance. So I walked over to pit lane to see what was up.

Read more

A Walk Through the ePower/TTXGP Paddock

It’s Friday morning and some ePower/TTXGP teams are still not here. All of the entries listed but Münch are from the TTXGP US series, Münch races with ePower. This race is a collaboration between the two serie, as last year. Exciting news to race fans are some well-known names joining the lineup this year. AMA veteran pro racer Eric Bostrom will be piloting the Brammo Empulse, and former MotoGP 250GP racer Katja Poengson will join teammate (and team owner) Matthias Himmelmann in piloting the Münch bikes.

Read more