Though only 5 teams have made it to the third round of the North American TTXGP, electric motorcycles will indeed be on the starting grid at Ontario’s Mosport International Speedway for the first time ever this weekend. Series points leader Michael Barnes, riding the Lightning machine, qualified today in the pole position with a lap time of 1:39.289 seconds. Thad Wolff, aboard his electrified vintage Norton Atlas, was over nine seconds off the pace but qualified second. Michael Hannas, Jennifer Brumme and Steven Belknap will start in 3rd, 4th and 5th positions respectively.
The the 10-lap eGrand Prix race is scheduled for noon on Sunday, preceding round five of the Parts Canada Superbike Championship — the Superbike round four race takes place at 3:10 PM on Saturday. Defending Canadian superbike champ Jordan Szoke once again sits on the pole in both the superbike and sport bike categories.