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In a sign that electric vehicles are going to enter the 'Twenties' as the big future for competitive track racing, MotoGP are launching an electric category from 2019. Four brands have apparently signed up, and with the US-based Zero Motorcycles being the only serious electric motorcycle manufacturer at present, you would expect them to be one of them. Will any of the other current industry leaders such as Ducati, Yamaha, Honda, Suzuki, and Harley Davidson be joining them? (I'd wager Yamaha simply for their electric bike experience of the last few years) Source

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Carmarthenshire, cycling, fun, Pembrey, track, Wales -

Approval has been given for a £500,000 closed road cycling circuit at Pembrey Country Park. Carmarthenshire Council has allocated capital programme funding for the purpose-built track, which has the backing of Welsh Cycling and Sport Wales. Pembrey expect to receive £25,000 a year from the project, and work is due to begin shortly. The circuit will be used for competitive and recreational events and will meet the British cycling standard. Source: South Wales Evening Post

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