Harleys they're not, and that's just fine. This weekend the zero-carbon racing circuit marks the debut of electric motorcycle road racing on American soil at Infineon Raceway in Sonoma County, Calif. The races, known as the eGrandPrix, are happening under the auspices of TTXGP (Time Trial Xtreme Grand Prix).
The founder of the eGrandPrix
, Azhar Hussain, is an entrepreneur with a history in the electronics industry and interest in electric motorcycles. He lays claim to the world's first zero-carbon, clean-emission motorcycle race, which took place on the Isle of Man in the United Kingdom in June 2009.