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 Maz
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Le Mans was the place to be last weekend for electric racing fans as both the TTXGP European and FIM ePower International championships wound up their respective 2012 seasons with a joint race – the third time this season the two organizations have teamed up for such an event.
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. The result? A commanding win for Michael Barnes aboard the solar-powered Barracuda Lightning bike.
It is going to be epic. The joint TTXGP/FIM ePower International race at Mazda Raceway Laguna Seca this weekend might seem to those in attendance for the Red Bull United States Grand Prix MotoGP an oddly quiet sideshow to what's considered to be the Formula One series of motorcycle racing. For those who've been paying attention to the evolution of the electrics though, this event matches up the battery bikes that they've been (impatiently) waiting to see compete on the same track at the same tim
The TTXGP and FIM ePower electric motorcycle racing series have both announced their 2011 calenders. Along with an amazing assortment of venues comes news the two organizations may be holding "joint rounds," including a "unifying" season-ending final. This means teams from both series will be competing together on the same track while earning points towards their respective championships. We believe the end goal is to combine the two and form a single super-electric series in 2012.
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