What's going on in electric motorcycle racing? While on the one hand the Isle of Man SES TT Zero They confirm that there will be 18 motorcycles on the starting grid, in the electric race held coinciding with the 76th Bol d'Or, only three motorcycles participated. By boat soon, the biggest difference between the two races is that one is organized with the FIM e-Power regulations (the Bol d'Or race) while the other is carried out under the umbrella of the SES TT Zero organization. Both organizations started the electric motorcycle world championship in 2010, but in 2011 they decided to split their efforts. It seems clear who is managing to make his championship more attractive.
In addition to making it more interesting, to the unofficial participation of the almighty Honda through the Mugen Shinden, we must add the recently confirmed of Bournemouth Kawasaki / Zytek Automotive. That they will enter with a motorcycle built on a Kawasaki ZX-10R suitably electrified to give the maximum in the race of a return to the Mountain Course of the Isle of Man. A motorcycle that was already in the registration last year but that was withdrawn in the Last moment.
Will this effort by the Japanese factories be enough to beat the winning MotoCzysz in 2011? Do youWill hit 100 mph on average (Approximately 160 km / h) to win the £ 10,000 prize? On Wednesday June 6 we will leave doubts.