TTXGP: Title Runner Up eCRP Report
Electric Motorcycle Racing
The title of 2010 TTXGP goes to Matthias Himmelmann of the Munch racing team, but the Italian rider “Branna” gave great show with eCRP and his talent as a professional rider, winning second place in a league where the regulation does not provide a distinction between the classes, and namely, the MotoGP motorcycles on track with the 125cc motorcycles and Moto2, this would be considered quite out of ordinary.
But Italy is still on the TTXGP podium at Albacete.
The final of Albacete showed that the performance of the TTXGP Italian CRP Racing team, both for the technology developed on the track, and for the competitiveness of the men and the speed with which the technical staff is able to design and build the bike, in only eight months, a time of real champions!
The eCRP 1.2 has shown great performance against all TTXGP rivals with a similar motor combination. The Munch ran a motor system characterized by different technology and was able to produce a powerful combination.
The eCRP has fought to the end, giving a hard time Himmelmann. Despite the power deficit of the eCRP, Branna was able to eliminating the gap lap after lap utilizing the superior handling of the eCRP and came within a few tenths of first place.
Alessandro Brannetti says: “I can be happy with my first season with the electric bike, I tried to win the world title after winning the European title at Brands Hatch, I tried to pull Himmelmann, but I have not succeeded by a narrow margin. Neither of them was going to give up until the last meter.”
“I take home still a good result, which saw a super job by the coaching staff who knew how to solve those problems in a very short time that the controller in the days of testing we have given some thought. The bike was perfect and this Sunday thanks to the great professionalism of all the technicians of CRP Racing. ”
A TTXGP race weekend, which should have seen the Russian team on track with the SMP Racing eCRP 1.2, but unfortunately due to controller problems, they could not race with the others. It is with the regret of all the staff at CRP Racing, that worked until the last and did their best to enable the Alexey Ivanov to be on track.
But this is part of the rules of motorsport. Despite this setback, the opinion of the Russian team about the eCRP has stayed the same, as they have chosen to work with CRP Racing having seen the proven agility and professionalism of the group.
As regards the race of Brannetti, the Italian TTXGP team gave a great show of tenacity and they conquered the second place ahead of teams representing all series of the TTXGP.
A TTXGP grid of respect: 12 riders took to the track to prove that electric competition is a reality and that the show is guaranteed.
Strong emotions were interspersed with moments of excitement, where participants pushed their machines and minds to the edge, all demonstrating a high level of competition.
Now the curtain falls on the most talked-League this season, the 2010 TTXGP has made history. CRP Racing wants to thank all of the support we have received from fans and followers that have given encouragement from around the world.
CRP Racing will be taking the lessons learned from 2010 and look forward competing in 2011. Who knows what surprises await 2011? We ask that you join us next season, as CRP Racing and the eCRP will be there.
TTXGP Final/UEM 2010 World Series Final (Oct. 24, 2010):
Albacete, Spain; Track length: 3593 meters
1. Munch Racing/Matthias Himmelmann
TTXGP WORLD CHAMPION 2010
Best Lap: 01:43.871
Average speed over complete race: 120.8 km/h
2. CRP Racing/Alessandro Brannetti
3. Team Agni/Jenny Tinmouth
4. Team Zongshen/Chi-Fung Ho
5. Electric Hussar/Pete Ward
6. Morris Motorcycles Racing Team/Peter LindÃ©n
7. Team Agni/Rob Moon
8. Munch Racing/Thomas Schuricht
9. Campus Francorchamps/Gregory Fastre
105.88 (minus 1 lap)
10. Werkstatt/Jennifer Bromme
103.35 (minus 1 lap)
11. Tork/Antonio Maeso
102.34 (minus 1 lap)
12. SMP Racing /Alexey Ivanov
DNS (mechanical failure)