Yesterday, Chip Yates placed 2nd and 3rd in WERA Heavyweight Twins races against KTM RC8s, Ducati 848s, 1,000cc Hondas and Suzuki SV650s. The thing is, Chip wasn’t riding another ICE machine, he was riding an electric superbike of his own design. http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=RIMQ0c7JKIU&feature=share The onboard video. http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=0YMjnFF1New&feature=player_embedded An ...

Yesterday, Chip Yates placed 2nd and 3rd in WERA Heavyweight Twins races against KTM RC8s, Ducati 848s, 1,000cc Hondas and Suzuki SV650s. The thing is, Chip wasn’t riding another ICE machine, he was riding an electric superbike of his own design.

http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=RIMQ0c7JKIU&feature=share

The onboard video.

http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=0YMjnFF1New&feature=player_embedded

An interview with Chip at the race by HFL reader Susanna Schick.

Results from the two races:

WERA Heavyweight Twins Superbike

1) #112

James Randolph

KTM 1195

Santa Rosa, CA

KTM, Dunlop, Powerstands, Arlen Ness, Scuderia, Dan Kyle, Ohlins, KTM Power Parts,

2) #814

Robert Swafford

KTM 990

Cotati, CA

Uniform Speed Military Racing Team, TWEQS, Mammoth Motorsports, Bay Area Riders Forum,

3) #489

Chip Yates

ESB

Aliso Viejo,, CA

www.swigz.com, Michelin, Sidi, Spidi, Racers Edge, www.2wheeltransport.com,

4) #14

Brian Larrabure

Ducati 848

Chatsworth, CA

5) #117

Jonathan Friesen

NCR 1000

Kelowna, BC

6) #10

Laszlo Romoda

Suzuki SV 650

San Clemente, CA

Pirelli, Pit Bull, Vesrah

7) #124

Michael Quinn

Kawasaki 650

Ladera Ranch, CA

WERA Heavyweight Twins Superstock

1) #775

Jamie A. Riddle

Ducati 1000

Imperial Beach, CA

RT Moto, Pirelli, EBC, GP Motorcycles,

2) #489

Chip Yates

ESB

Aliso Viejo,, CA

www.swigz.com, Michelin, Sidi, Spidi, Racers Edge, www.2wheeltransport.com,

3) #176

Stephen Foreman

Suzuki SV 650

Carlsbad, CA

Pirelli, Pit Bull, EBC,

4) #918

John Kummer

Honda 1000

Oceanside, CA

5) #99

Michael Mamer

Ducati 1000

Las Vegas, NV

Continental Pat Clark Motorsports DynoJet

6) #368

Alan Cunningham

Suzuki SV 650

Reno, NV

7) #410

Nathan Urbanovsky

Suzuki SV 650

Lancaster, CA

Satisfaction Racing, RT Moto,

(DNS) #814

Robert Swafford

KTM 990

Cotati, CA

Uniform Speed Military Racing Team, TWEQS, Mammoth Motorsports, Bay Area Riders Forum,

Much more info, including an interview and many details and photos of the bike on our Chip Yates tag page.