The 2009 Isle of Man TTXGP will provide a unique glimpse into the future of the motorcycle, as the first major electric motorcycle race takes place during one of the most historic events in motorcycle racing. Alpinestars will be present at the TTXGP bridging tradition and technology.
The American Motorcyclist Association (AMA) is pleased to announce that enthusiasts attending AMA Vintage Motorcycle Days, America’s grandest celebration of motorcycle heritage, will get the first glimpse into motorcycling’s future this July 24-26 at the Mid-Ohio Sports Car Course in Lexington, Ohio, with a special presentation of the AMA eGrandPrix Introduction.
Showcasing the cutting-edge technology of electric road-race motorcycles alongside the grandeur of the country’s premier gathering of vintage motorcycle enthusiasts, the AMA eGrandPrix Introduction will feature new-breed zero-emissi
Brammo, maker of the Enertia plug-in electric motorcycle announced today that Best Buy is an official sponsor and team partner of Brammo’s two-bike team that will compete in the Isle of Man TTXGP race. The team will be officially known as Team Brammo Enertia Best Buy Racing.
Founder and CEO of Brammo, Craig Bramscher said, "Our goal with Team Brammo Enertia Best Buy Racing is to explore future capabilities, technologies and features of the production-based Enertia electric motorcycle and the future of the Brammo product line.
Brammo, the Ashland, OR-based manufacturer of the Brammo Enertia plug-in electric motorcycle, has hired Hardcard Holdings, LLC to organize its racing effort in the upcoming TTXGP event to be held in conjunction with the world famous Isle of Man TT. The event is scheduled for June 12th, 2009. The team will enter a full race-spec version of its production Enertia model.
"We are very pleased to assist Brammo in their racing debut" said Andy Leisner, Managing Partner of Hardcard.
With the world’s first zero emissions motorcycle race set to take place June 12, 2009 on the Isle of Man, Brammo announced it would add a second Enertia TTR motorcycle and rider to its TTXGP race team.
World’s fastest production electric sportbike to compete at first-ever clean emission Grand Prix.
Mission Motors, builder of the world’s fastest production electric sportbike, the Mission One, today announced the debut of its Motorsports Program, with veteran motorcycle racer Tom Montano set to pilot the Mission One in the inaugural TTXGP, the world’s first carbon-free Grand Prix. The race will take place on the Isle of Man on June 12, 2009.