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It's an All-Visual, All-Production Experience Here At Laguna Seca

First practice for the first US round of the 2013 FIM eRoadRacing championship at Mazda Raceway Laguna Seca is on the books. Shane Turpin and Eric Bostrom started quick and led throughout first practice on the Brammo Empulse TTX bikes, staying in the 1:34’s throughout practice. Ted Rich and Shelina Moreda dice it out for 3rd in the 1:51’s throughout practice. The gap from their modified Brammos to the stock Brammos and all zeroes is significant. Partly due to the fact that their bikes are up on power by x horses, and rider experience in the case of some of the modified Zeroes.

July 19th

Amarok Racing Announces 2013 Pikes Peak Rider

If you’re going to race, you may as well race with the best. Electric motorcycle company Amarok is entering Pikes Peak, the uber-challenging hill climb, for the first time. To help them get the best possible run up the hill, they’ve enlisted 6 time Pikes Peak International Hill Climb Champion Greg Tracy. The Canadian builder is running Agni motors, a controversial choice. This video discusses the development of the project.

April 11th

Formula E Series Orders 42 EV Racers, Signs McLaren To Design Drivetrains

The world of electric racing is about to get a serious jolt come 2014. That is international motorsports overseer the FIA throws its weight behind the Formula E series. In a move that signals the seriousness of this electric racing series, the Formula E series has ordered a 42 all-electric racers from Spark Racing Technology, while signing on a McLaren subsidiary to design the electric drivetrain.

November 19th

First Formula E Season Set For 2014

The electric race cars are coming, and sooner than I had hoped. On Monday, the Federation Internatonale de l’Automobile announced that the all-electric racing series known as Formula E would have its opening season less than two years from now in 2014. The series will follow a setup similar to Formula 1, which leaves just […]

August 29th

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.

July 30th

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.

July 29th