Weald Electric Vehicle Technology is claiming a new UK electric motorcycle drag-racing record with their custom built “Drag Racer” project. The prototype motorcycle hit 96.53mph in just 14.12 seconds over Santa Pod’s quarter-mile dragstrip
A DRAG RACER from Santa Rosa, California made history at Infineon Raceway on Wednesday night when his electrically-powered drag bike claimed victory. Mike Swallow's win marked the first win for an electric-powered machine in the 20 years
FOLLOWING THE the success of the TTXGP, the world's first emission-free motorcycle road race held at this year's Isle of Man TT, the FIM (Fédération Internationale de Motocyclisme) has announced it is to create an official racing series
THIS IS the moment the world's first all-electric bike race got underway.There's no sound, no emissions - in fact all you can hear as the riders tear away at the start of the 24-hr endurance race are the stones thrown up into their wheels
allegiance to the breakaway series. Typically, they said the situation was ‘very delicate and ‘very political’. The FIM would not be drawn on further comments by phone. If nothing else this saga proves the viability of electric racing.
TOM SYKES' win at Monza and Chris Walker and Shane Byrne's BSB victories at Oulton underlined that the Kawasaki ZX-10R has become a real contender. Now an electric version of the BSB machine is out to make its mark on the TT Zero in a couple
of the 2010 TTXGP series; a modified 1966 Norton and a 2010 Mavizen TTX02 Superbike were just two of the machines that took part in the race.US rider Shawn Higbee took victory in the event, riding for team Zero Agni.
EXCLUDED FROM racing against similar electric machines thanks to newly-introduced weight limits, American electric bike racer Chip Yates has put his 194bhp machine up against a grid full of 1000cc petrol-powered bikes. And ended up on the podium
to speculate that while the official Mugen electric bike entry isn't officially a Honda, it could well encapsulate some of the Japanese giant's technology. And funnily enough, the announcement comes just months after Honda showed it's own race-inspired RC
This weekend sees the running of the most famous car race of them all, the Le Mans 24hrs, and to be a driver of one of the front-running cars has got to be fairly high on the list of jobs that will make ladies swoon.Speed, danger, noise, fame
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