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Motorsports: Bostrom wins first FIM eRoad Racing round for Brammo

Published: July 23, 2013

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Filed under: EV/Plug-in , On Two Wheels , USA , Racing After holding two separate electric motorcycle racing championships over the past three years, the FIM ePower and TTXGP championships have finally come together to create one high-level series – the eRoad Racing World Cup – and, it’s already started racing. Two weeks ago, the European season first twisted its throttle in Valencia, Spain, while this past weekend saw the North American season kick off at the biggest and baddest motorcycle racing event of the year; MotoGP weekend at Mazda Raceway Laguna Seca . In a race that saw three riders go down, Eric Bostrom came away, unscathed, with the win.


Motorsports: Brammo strong in TTXGP World Championship practice and qualifying [w/video]

Published: October 20, 2012

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Filed under: EV/Plug-in , Podcasts , On Two Wheels , USA Daytona is a noisy place this weekend, with Biketoberfest happening concurrently with the Fall Cycle Scene . The streets echo with the potato-potato sounds of thousands of Harley Davidson cruisers, whilst inside the Daytona International Speedway, the air is filled with the screams of a few dozen assorted racing bikes


Michael Barnes wins joint TTXGP/FIM ePower round on solar power

Published: August 3, 2012

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Filed under: EV/Plug-in , On Two Wheels , Racing The eGrandPrix TTXGP and FIM ePower electric motorcycle racing series have, once again, held a joint round at California’s fabulous Mazda Raceway Laguna Seca in front of the huge crowds assembled for the Red Bull U.S. Grand Prix.


Zero Motorcycles prove resilient in crash-marred TTXGP weekend, take top three spots

Published: May 14, 2012

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Filed under: EV/Plug-in , On Two Wheels , Racing Last weekend’s TTXGP motorcycle races were proof that sometimes, slow and steady wins the race. Not that the four “eSuperstock” Zero S ZF9s were slow – ok, they are a bit sluggish compared to their superbike upperclassmen – but their reliability conquered all, allowing them to sweep the podium.


TTXGP North America kicks off this weekend with new eSuperstock class

Published: May 5, 2012

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Filed under: EV/Plug-in , On Two Wheels , USA , Racing The first race of the 2012 TTXGP electric motorcycle racing series gets underway this weekend at Infineon Raceway . Along with the original open and TTX75 classes, the organization has added an eSuperstock category that should open the door to more participation. The rules for the new class allows for bikes from manufacturers with sales of more than 25 units.


Brammo introducing race-ready electric bikes for TTXGP

Published: August 3, 2011

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Filed under: EV/Plug-in , On Two Wheels , Racing Brammo , makers of the Enertia Plus and Empulse road-going electric motorcycles, has decided to make it easier for riders who want to take their electric two-wheelers into competition. Brammo has signed a deal with the TTXGP electric racing series to provide off-the-shelf racers for the 2013 season. The racing bikes will be based on the Empulse, but with beefed up components.


Pics Aplenty: The TTXGP/FIM e-Power race weekend at Laguna Seca

Published: July 30, 2011

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Filed under: EV/Plug-in , On Two Wheels , USA , Racing Qualifying for 2011 TTXGP/FIM e-Power race at Laguna Seca – Click above for high-res image gallery The TTXGP / FIM e-Power International Championship race at Mazda Raceway Laguna Seca was just as epic as we expected it would be. There was a lot more to the weekend than just watching Steve Rapp take the checkered flag for Mission Motors though, and we thought it would be nice to share some of what we saw as we tramped about with our trusty camera in hand. We divided the photos up between scenes from the paddock and action on the track during Saturday’s qualifying and the Sunday race.


Mission Motors Rapps up TTXGP/FIM e-Power race at Laguna Seca

Published: July 28, 2011

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Filed under: EV/Plug-in , AutoblogGreen Exclusive , On Two Wheels , USA , Racing Steve Rapp of Mission Motors conquers all on the Mission R During a weekend that was everything we thought it would be , Steve Rapp handed Mission Motors a very convincing win at the TTXGP / FIM e-Power International Championship race at Mazda Raceway Laguna Seca . The 39.995 seconds that separated him from the 2nd-place finisher at the end of the contest underlined the dominance of the Mission R over the entire weekend, while his best lap of 1:31.376 – set during Saturday’s qualifying – crushed the record that he himself had set just a few weeks ago


Video: Charge takes us on a ride through green racing history on two wheels

Published: July 11, 2011

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Filed under: EV/Plug-in , On Two Wheels , Europe/EU , UK , Racing Charge – Click above to watch the video after the break If you have an interest in electric motorcycles , or even just an appreciation of a well-told story about a game-changing event set in a mystical, modern-day anachronism, then Charge by Mark Neale is one movie you really should must see. It’s the story of the birth of electric motorcycle road racing that was sparked by the inaugural TTXGP on the Isle of Man in 2009. Narrated by Ewan McGregor, the film chronicles the efforts of teams to produce the fastest lap around the beautiful but deadly 37.7-mile Snaefell Mountain Course on machines that had previously only existed in the imaginations of a handful of forward-thinking minds


Grid announced as TTXGP Euro series kicks off 2011 season at Silverstone

Published: June 19, 2011

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Filed under: EV/Plug-in , On Two Wheels , UK , Racing TTXGP – Click above to watch video after the jump The European portion of the TTXGP electric motorcycle racing season gets under way today at Silverstone Circuit and the eight-strong grid has been officially announced.


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