Browsing the "Laguna Seca" Tag

eRoadRacing Qualifying Practice | Laguna Seca 2013

July 20th, 2013 | by Susanna Schick

Tonight's qualifying practice showed marked improvements for all eRoadRacing competitors, especially Electric Cowboy Racing's Brandon Miller who gained 10 seconds over yesterday's practice. Here are the timing sheets for your analysis. As you can see, the entire field improved dramatically. The sessions both went smoothly, with no crashes.


Mission Motors RS Is The Electric Superbike You’ve Been Waiting For

June 6th, 2013 | by Christopher DeMorro

Do you consider yourself a real-life Bruce Wayne, but with a focus on cool green technology rather than crime fighting gadgets? If so, Mission Motorcycles just unveiled the equivalent of an all-electric Batcycle, the Mission RS. With more than 200 miles of driving range and a top speed of 150 mph, you’ll be the coolest rich guy in the neighborhood, as long as you don’t mind shelling out nearly $60,000 for it.


Refuel Races Returns to Mazda Laguna Seca Raceway

May 2nd, 2013 | by Susanna Schick

Sign up is now open for this once-in-a-lifetime chance to drive or ride YOUR electric vehicle on one of the world's greatest racetracks. Register for REFUEL and you too can dive into the corkscrew like Rossi or take the Andretti hairpin like Mario himself.


Interview with FIM's Charles Hennekam on Electric Motorcycle Racing

December 27th, 2012 | by Susanna Schick

Charles’s job involves taking care of the technical rules for all the disciplines- 50 different championships covering everything from road racing to cross-country rally racing. He is also the Operations Manager for ePower, the FIM’s electric motorcycle racing series. I sat down with him at the Laguna Seca round to find out more about FIM’s interest in electric racing. I saved it until now, because it’s nice to have some racing news in the off-season.


Looking for Some Electrifying Excitement This Weekend?

July 24th, 2012 | by Susanna Schick

If you're anywhere near Monterey, CA, you're in luck. As a support race for MotoGP, the ePower TTXGP race will be held this Sunday, July 29th at the spectacular Mazda Laguna Seca Raceway. One day tickets are just $70. Read all about last year's nail-biting finish here and check out some of our coverage from this year's TT Zero, where some of the very same bikes you'll see this weekend made history last month


Photo Gallery | Friday | ePower/TTXGP

July 23rd, 2011 | by Susanna Schick

The first practice session was uneventful for most, but Thad Wolff's Moto Electra motor caught fire, forcing him to ride into the gravel at Turn 4. Another bike that was on fire, but in a good way, was the Mission R. Because this is a brand-new bike which had yet to turn a wheel, many people had been doubtful of its potential.


Laguna Seca Hosts First ePower/TTXGP Combined Race Sunday

July 22nd, 2011 | by Susanna Schick

The excitement is building as teams fill the paddock today. TTXGP has just released the official entry list, with nine bikes entered in the premier class and three in the TTX75. Already the electric bikes are turning heads and sparking curiosity among the MotoGP and AMA race teams



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