TTXGP, the force behind the inaugural zero emission motorcycle race at this year’s Isle of Man TT races, has joined forces with Auto Cycle Union Events (ACUE), to run the world’s first national zero emission road race championship.
The new four-round UK series, The TTXGP UK Championship 2010, will showcase cutting-edge, zero-carbon technology in racing motorcycles, harnessing many of the innovations that were first shown to the world during this year’s Isle of Man TTXGP race.
Regulations and management of the Series will be handled by the newly-formed Zero Carbon Racing Commission, comprising representatives from both TTXGP
ACUE Chairman Jim Parker said: “Everyone was stunned by what the electric motorcycles achieved at this year’s Isle of Man TT, and it was this success that has encouraged everyone to expand their horizons to take zero carbon racing technology into this new and exciting arena”.
TTX GP Founder Azhar Hussain added: “The championship is an outstanding platform for rapid development and deployment of zero carbon/ zero emission technologies. We hope it will act as a catalyst in expanding the sport to new players and fans. With such a rich heritage of motorcycling, it is only right that the UK is leading the world again as we step into the next generation of motorsports.”