3rd Annual eMotoRacing Varsity Challenge July 9th – 10th

The 3rd Annual eMotoRacing “Varsity Challenge” ebike roadrace will take place July 9th and 10th at New Jersey Motorsports Park.

Collegiate racing teams from the US and Canada will race their engineering student built prototype electric racebikes in the AHRMA sanctioned event.
The top placing university team will take home a $1000 scholarship awarded by Woodcraft Technologies.

Rochester Institute of Technology, winner of last year’s Woodcraft Scholarship, will have competition from the University of Sherbrooke, Quebec, the University of Michigan, and Cornell University of New York.

On track with these collegiate teams will be private teams from around the USA.  Current series points leader, Pete Nicolosi of Charleston SC, will protect his points lead over second place Bob Berbeco of Indianapolis, and defending series champion Arthur Kowitz of Florida.

The prototype electric motorcycles will reach speeds up to 140mph. The production based Brammo and Zero racebikes have proven very reliable, with excellent corner speed. In previous eMotoRacing events, the faster prototype bikes have held their own against the steady and predictable production racers. This years race at NJMP is expected to be hotly contested.

Continue reading

It's only fair to share...Share on FacebookShare on Google+Tweet about this on TwitterShare on RedditShare on TumblrShare on LinkedInEmail this to someone

California or Bust!

Getting ready for Willow Springs International Raceway.  Solar power has never looked so sexy! eMotoRacing has partnered with Solar Alternatives to provide a mobile solar charging station.

Solar Alternatives & eMotoRacing Mobile Charging Unit

Just arrived in California, look at those pretty skies! eMotoRacing came ready to harness the sun!

It features a 3500 watt pure sine power inverter, 1000 watt solar panels, and 16wh gel-cell battery banks.

It's only fair to share...Share on FacebookShare on Google+Tweet about this on TwitterShare on RedditShare on TumblrShare on LinkedInEmail this to someone

HIGH-SPEED SOLAR POWERED MOTORCYCLE ROADRACING SERIES COMING TO CALIFORNIA’S SONOMA RACEWAY ON MAY 1ST – 2ND

High-Speed Solar Powered Motorcycle Roadracing Series Coming to California’s Sonoma Raceway on May 1st – 2nd

On May 1st & 2nd, Zero-emissions Motorcycle Road Racing is headed to the twisting track at Sonoma Raceway, California.  The 2014 eMotoRacing series will attack this exciting 2.32 mile road course without burning fossil fuel!

Sonoma Raceway

Sonoma Raceway

Experienced eBike racers will be competing for first place at this AHRMA sanctioned event.  Series’ rules and schedule are available at eMotoRacing.com.

In addition to these bikes of the future, there will be a full slate of vintage and modern road racing classes taking place both days of the event.  Visit AHRMA.org for details.

The New Orleans based firm Solar Alternatives will be providing to eMotoRacing an innovative mobile charging station, which will provide fossil-fuel-free power for up to two of the race entrants.

The charging station features a 3500 watt pure sine power inverter, 1000 watt solar panels, and 16wh gel-cell battery banks. It was successfully deployed at earlier eMotoRacing events, including the season opener at Roebling Road.


About Solar Alternatives:
Solar Alternatives was founded in 2008 to provide powerful clean energy designs using advanced technology and a skilled, versatile team.  With a focus on client-centered design, attention to detail and constant innovation, the company portfolio includes all major solar technologies as well as cutting edge applications such as mobile solar power systems.

About eMotoRacing:
eMotoRacing was established to fill the demand for a zero-emissions motorcycle racing series that would demonstrate advanced and compact e-superbike technology and excitement.  With a full schedule implemented at legendary racetracks across the country, eMotoRacing’s strategic partnership with AHRMA provides the best of current and past racing history.

For technical details on the U.S. eMotoRacing Series, visit  www.eMotoRacing.com and/or email Kowitz at  arthur.kowitz@eMotoRacing.com.

It's only fair to share...Share on FacebookShare on Google+Tweet about this on TwitterShare on RedditShare on TumblrShare on LinkedInEmail this to someone