Zero/Agni Sits On TTXGP Pole – Lightning Close Behind as Both Teams Do Sub-Two Minute Laps

05/16/2010 @ 3:52 am, by Jensen Beeler5 COMMENTS

Qualifying ended today at Infineon Raceway, with nearly all the riders improving on their times in the day’s later qualifying session. While all the entrants will get to compete in the race regardless of whether or not they qualify, the two outings for Saturday gave us a preview as to what we can expect on Sunday’s race. As we’ve mentioned before, the Zero/Agni motorcycle looked very strong with Shawn Higbee at the helm.

Also looking confident was the “flying banana” fielded by Lightning Motors. Piloted by Michael Barnes, Barney took the yellow lightning machine around the course at a pace that was just seconds off what Higbee & Co. were lapping. We know the yellow bike has a lot of power on-board, and could give Zero a run for their money if they’ve been sand-bagging it during the practice sessions. Finishing out the top three was Thad Wolff and his stunning Norton, which blended a little bit of old with new with his streamlined retro bike chassis. Click past the jump for photos from qualifying and a full list of results.

122Shawn HigbeeZero/Agni01:56.9
280Michael BarnesLightning Motors01:59.4
337Thad WolffTeam Electra02:09.3
415Mike HannasElectric Race Bike02:10.5
514Kenyon KlugeK Squared Racing02:13.3
619Spencer SmithVolt Motors02:20.8
720James PoolerElectric Motor Sports02:22.7
823Jennifer BrommeWerkstatt Racing02:24.5
916John WildSquare Wave02:46.3
1018Zoe RemPril Motors02:49.6

Photos: © 2010 Jason Yu & Jensen Beeler / Asphalt & Rubber – Creative Commons 3.0

  • Mike J

    Sub two second laps..! WOW..!

  • juswtsayin

    That’s sub two-MINUTE laps. Thx.

  • Jensen Beeler

    Hmm….two-seconds is fast huh? Make that two-minutes and why we don’t post at 4am on a regular basis.

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