The Rochester Institute of Technology Electric Vehicle Team has announced their entry into the eMotoRacing Varsity Challenge motorcycle road race at New Jersey MotorSports Park this July 11 and 12.
The RIT student-built racebike will be piloted by Isle of Man Manx GP veteran racer Karl Smolenski.
The prototype bike carries a maximum battery voltage of 99.6VDC, which puts in in the eSuperSport class with other ebikes running up to 125 volts.
This AHRMA sanctioned eMotoRacing event was won last year by the Virginia Tech Bolt.
Woodcraft Technologies, makers of sportbike and roadrace specialty items has posted a $1000 scholarship to the highest placing collegiate team.
Information on Woodcraft products can be viewed at Woodcraft-cfm.com.
Additional details on RIT’s advanced engineering team are available on the RIT Facebook page.
The full 10 race eMotoRacing schedule can be accessed on the web at eMotoRacing.com and on the eMotoRacing Facebook page.