The TTXGP held its first double-header this weekend with Mosport International Raceway in Toronto, Canada providing the backdrop for the third race in the North American series and Snetterton Motor Racing Circuit setting the scene for the first event in the UK edition. Though only five teams made the trek to the "Great White North" – organizers say local interest was strong and speculated next season will see a larger field – the starting grid across the pond held nine entries, with
Morris Motorcycles wants to sell electric super bikes someday. Before it begins that task, though, it will first try to make a name for itself on the race track vying for victory in the 2010 UK TTXGP and, hopefully, the final at Albacete, Spain. To that end, they have put together many of the necessary pieces: a bike, a rider and a hundred team owners (so far). Yes, not only does the company desire to distribute unorthodox technology, its pathway is also somewhat unconventional.
In spite of a split with the almighty International Motorcycle Federation (FIM) that will see that long-established organization starting up an electric racing series of its own, the Time Trial Xtreme Grand Prix (TTXGP) has been going gangbusters, setting up tetrads of races in a trio of territories (North America, the UK and Italy), a return to the Isle of Man and a grand season finale in Albacete, Spain. Not to mention an electric auto race in Levallois, Paris. Our brimstone-laced suspicions t
Mavizen TTX02 - Click above to enlarge
Teasers... generally the small, grainy, purposely-blurred or otherwise difficult to decipher images don't give away very much and are used to generate excitement for a new product before its official announcement. Usually, it takes a keen eye to pull out any detail from the resulting wreckage. Such is the case with the latest teaser image from Mavizen, the company that's planning to release a new twin-motor electric racebike inspired by the TTXGP-winning electric racer from Team Agni.
According to the official TTXGP blog, the long-awaited TTX02 electric racebike will be unveiled November 3rd at the giant SEMA Show in Las Vegas. Based on the race-winning Agni X01 electric motorcycle with a frame sourced from an unknown "leading motorcycle manufacturer," the team behind the effort claims it will be the world's first production electric supersport bike bred for racing.