Do you have an electric motorcycle? Do you want to race it? Well, now you can in an open electric motorcycle specific racing championship called Open eSBK.
Claiming it is a “beginning of an era”, Open eSBK has announced the opening of registration for its inaugural season. The first practices, qualifications, and races will be held at the Assen TT circuit in Assen, the Netherlands from May 24, 2019 to May 26, 2019. Registration is now open and will be open until March 4, 2019. To ensure a place on the grid, Open eSBK says teams should apply as soon as possible.
Since the championship is an open competition, anyone can join, as long as their motorcycle is electric.
Jeroen Goudswaard, the director of the Series said:
…there are multiple classes to create a fair competition for all types of bikes: Zeros, Energicas, other brands and prototyping superbikes.”
Goudswaard went on to say:
“This is a very important aspect, since this enables more starting machines on the grid. Also, this weekend contains five track sessions, which gives a lot of circuit time. We really think this makes it fun and exciting to join.”
You can find more information about the eSBK championship by going to their website.