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Chip Yates on a first race of electric superbike against gassers

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In 2009-10 Chip Yates had intended to join the 2010 TTXGP North America series but did not do so. In January 2011 Yates did go to a gasoline bike race sponsorec by WERA, a racing association in Southern California.

Historical First Electric vs. Gas Superbike Race - Chip Yates Full Race with Commentary

This is the full race video of WERA Auto Club Speedway Race 2b (Heavyweight Twins Superbike Expert). On January 9, 2011 the SWIGZ.COM Pro Racing Electric Superbike made history in this race by being the first electric superbike to directly take on gasoline superbikes in a professionally sanctioned superbike class race! Commentary by rider/team owner Chip Yates and Program Electrical Engineer / Race Engineer Robert Ussery!

HISTORY MADE! Electric Superbike - WERA California Speedway

Chip Yates Electric Superbike - 2 Day Auto Club Test

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