VT Bolt Riding Impressions

All geared up for a practice run at New Jersey Motorsports Park.

VT Bolt Riding Impressions – July 2014 ~By Arthur Kowitz The Virginia Tech Bolt II Racing Team boldly rolled onto the New Jersey Motorsports Park roadrace track after a two year build and modest trackday testing…bringing with them some high expectations. NJMP is a modern racetrack that poses the challenges of several tight and twisty sections, a few infield straights, plus a long front straight. As the eMotoRacing series founder, promoter, and a series competitor, I was extremely excited to see the VT Team at our event. Even though the competition in the ebike classes is a field of smaller bikes with limited power, roadracing rewards many things besides raw power. The 3 day event consisted of a full practice day Friday, and a bit of practice Saturday morning followed by the race in the afternoon. Sunday’s schedule was like Saturday. I watched the VT Team in practice from the … Continue reading