Michael Czysz, Founder and Team Principal of MotoCzysz, has been diagnosed with an undisclosed type of cancer, according to a team press release. He plans to undergo treatment immediately, which means he will not be able to attend the 2013 Isle of Man TT. He vows to return in 2014. “I had planned to attend/participate in […]
Lightning Motorcycles Up For Engine Honors
Race Engine Technology magazine has nominated Lightning Motorcycles and MotoCzysz as contestants in the publication’s Race Engine of the Year awards. Lightning and MotoCzysz will compete in the Alternative Power category against Drayson Lola land speed record battery electric powertrain.
Nominations are made by the Race Engine Technology’s editorial team based on close observation of all forms of professional racing worldwide. The judging panel is comprised of 50+ race engine engineers, all of whom are practicing professionals in the world of race engine design and development.
Lightning made history this year at the 91st Pikes Peak International Hill Climb by winning against some the world’s best ICE-powered motorcycles, beating them to the top of the mountain by a margin of more than 20 seconds.
Unfamiliar with Lightning Motorcycles? Read Troy Siahan’s review of what he described as “the fastest motorcycle I’ve ever ridden.”