British Superbike race team Bournemouth Kawasaki and electric powertrain maker Zytek Automotive will compete in the 2012 TT Zero on the Isle of Man with an electric ZX-10R with support from Kawasaki UK. The Zytek-Kawasaki ZX10ev uses the chassis of a Kawasaki Ninja ZX-10R and an oil-cooled Zytek permanent magnet electric motor. Zytek is a […]
Tire Life At The Isle Of Man + Video
If you’re like us, you never get enough Isle of Man videos. While the men and machines that fly around the course are nothing short of mesmerizing, let’s take a moment and talk about a crucial aspect of any race: the tires.
In this Honda-supplied video, Dunlop technicians, along with 21-time TT winner, John McGuiness, talk about the challenges the Isle throws at tires. From there, Mark Sears, Product Support Manager for Dunlop, explains what technologies are embedded within Dunlop tires to ensure all its riders navigate the course as safely as possible. Since the high-speed nature of the TT is world’s apart from your typical short circuit, the solutions to the TT’s specific challenges proves quite interesting.