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.

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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.

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Laguna Seca ePower/TTXGP Report | Part Two

Although Mission’s glorious debut eclipsed the performance of all the other teams, here is how the rest of the field fared. eCRP’s featherweight 8.8KwH machines fared quite well against the considerably more powerful leaders ahead of them.

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ePower/TTXGP Race Report | Laguna Seca 2011

Mission Motors took an easy first place over MotoCzysz, but Michael Czysz was the first to admit it’s him, not the bike. Only one year later, the electric motorcycles are all running about 10 seconds faster than before. Czysz was able to drop a few seconds, but not enough to compete against AMA Pro racer Steve Rapp.

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