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Hillier's TT Zero team withdraw

There'll be one less bike lining up for TT Zero next week.

James Hillier's Zytek Bournemouth Kawasaki TT Zero team have been forced to withdraw from this year's race, citing lack of testing time as the reason.

Team spokesman Des Hill says, "Due to the boundary stretching nature of the technology involved it naturally takes time to test all the systems fully to prove their reliability and effectiveness for powering an electric racing motorcycle.

"When you add the normal demands of TT racing, such as suspension and chassis refinement to suit the rider’s specific requirements, it is possible to perhaps understand what huge time pressure we were under."


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