MotoUSA and Cycle News test rider, Thomas Montano will also start the race from the front row. Fourth-fastest on the day was Germany’s Matthias Himmelmann. Reigning electric bike champ and Brammo test rider, Steve Atlas, finished in fifth position, one place ahead of female racer Katja Poengson, also of Germany. Four other riders/teams failed to qualify for the race.
FIM e-Power TTX Laguna Seca Qualifying Results:
1. Michael Barnes (Lightning)
2. Eric Bostrom (Brammo)
3. Thomas Montano (Lightning)
4. Matthias Himmelmann (Munch Racing)
5. Steve Atlas (Brammo)
6. Katja Poengson (Munch Racing)