Video Of MotoCzysz Taking The Win Over Lightning At Laguna

Check out this video of the e-Power grid at Laguna Seca. There is some great footage of the bikes before, during and after the race. Besides hearing the National Anthem playing at Laguna Seca, one of the coolest part is seeing Michael Czysz take the win, passing Barnes feet from the finish line while both […]

Posted on August 3, 2010 at 10:43 am by John Adamo · Permalink · 5 Comments
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FIM e-Power Practice Pictures and Updates

Asphalt And Rubber posted a pic of the Brammo Empulse RR on the track at Laguna Seca. It was the first one I saw and possibly the first published picture. Unfortunately a failure in a one-off piece will keep the Empulse off the grid tomorrow. Craig Bramscher says Brammo will race again this year. TTXGP […]

Count Down To FIM e-Power At Leguna Seca

This weekend is e-Power at Laguna Seca and I am going to do my best to break down the field and give a rough guess at how the teams stack up. This is no easy task but I’m feeling brave. There are a few new names and many of the usual suspects on the grid […]

Posted on July 23, 2010 at 12:13 pm by John Adamo · Permalink · One Comment
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SWIGZ.com Pro Racing Out For Seca, Shooting For VIR

Chip Yates and the SWIGZ.com Pro Racing team have been hard at work putting together the electric race bike equivalent to 600cc petrol bike performance. The team showed up at the first TTXGP race at Infineon this year with their bike but it was not ready to race as they had hoped. Turns out the […]

Posted on July 20, 2010 at 3:16 pm by John Adamo · Permalink · 3 Comments
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FIM E-Power Grid For Laguna Seca Announced To Riders

Laguna Seca FIM e-Power Grid UPDATE: FIM posted an updated list here. SWIGZ.com Pro Racing will not attend e-Power at Laguna Seca. FIM will hold its first e-Power race in the United States at Laguna Seca in Monterey, California next week. Seca is not only one of the best known tracks in the US, it […]

ePower Race At Leguna Seca? Another In Germany? And Some Epo-Bike News

Like, OMG! TTXGP’s electric race series rival FIM e-Power might have an electric race at MotoGP round at Leguna Seca! A track very close to 5 major electric motorcycle manufacturers! I wonder what TTXGP thinks about that?!? Yes, the drama continues. It’s all rumor at this point but it comes from so guys who are […]

Posted on March 23, 2010 at 10:03 am by John Adamo · Permalink · 4 Comments
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SWIGZ.com Pro Racing Going BonKERS In 2010

The race is on to squeeze performance out of current electric drive technology for the 2010 electric race season. Agni is hinting at streamlining it’s 2009 TTXGP winning X01. Michael Czysz has serious concerns (great discussion in the comments) about the dangers of a rapid move to streamlining but will be ready with a streamlined […]

FIM e-Power flexes WSBK and MotoGP Muscle

Answering a flurry of TTXGP announcements this week, the FIM added two big venues to their e-Power electric motorcycle race series. The four previously announced races are scheduled along side endurance events with a relatively small following. With yesterday’s additions we will see electrics race at Assen during MotoGP round 7 and at Imola during […]

Posted on December 19, 2009 at 11:01 am by John Adamo · Permalink · 6 Comments
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TTXGP Responds To FIM e-Power Series

Mary Donovan of TTXGP posted a response today to the FIM press release announcing e-Power electric motorcycle race series. It turns out the FIM decided to move forward without the involvement of TTXGP. Azhar was humble in his response but pointed out that his organization shared a lot of knowledge and lessons learned on electric […]

Posted on November 23, 2009 at 1:15 pm by John Adamo · Permalink · Leave a comment
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FIM Announces e-Power International Championship Without TTXGP

The FIM recently issued a press release detailing a new electric motorcycle race series called FIM e-Power International Championship. At first glance this sounds like old news. After the success of he TTXGP at Isle Of Man in June, the FIM had announced an all electric race series in collaboration with TTXGP under direction of […]