Day: November 17, 2021

Voxan Presents The New Wattman

Press Release | November 16, 2021

Electric motorcycle brand Voxan and its new Wattman land-speed racer are continuing in their pursuit of FIM Land Speed World Records.

Voxan Wattman electric land-speed motorcycle
Max Biaggi will be testing the new Voxan Wattman electric land-speed motorcycle at the Kennedy Space Center this week. Next stop, Australia?

Starting on Monday, November 15, the Voxan Wattman, piloted by six-time World Champion Max Biaggi, will set out for some “ultra-high-speed” testing at Space Florida’s Launch and Landing Facility at NASA’s Kennedy Space Center in Florida. At 15,000 feet (2.84 miles), it is one of the longest runways in the world.

The Voxan Wattman was ready to stretch its legs on the massive Salar de Uyuni in Bolivia in the summer of 2020, but the trip was canceled due to the pandemic. In an abrupt plan B, Max Biaggi and the Voxan took to an airfield runway in France where they

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LAPD officer charged with lying, perjury after alleging DUI in 2019 incident

A Los Angeles Police Department motorcycle officer has been charged with filing a false report and perjury after allegedly lying about a motorist being under the influence in a 2019 incident, officials said.

Alejandro Castillo, 49, is expected to be arraigned Tuesday after the case was filed for warrant July 20, according to the L.A. County District Attorney’s Office.

The charges stem from an Oct. 18, 2019 incident, when Castillo allegedly stopped a man driving in the Hollywood area. The man was apparently making an unsafe turn. He was given a sobriety test and eventually arrested on suspicion of driving under the influence.

The investigation by the LAPD’s internal affairs division began after concerns were brought up by the L.A. City Attorney’s Office while reviewing body-worn camera videos for DUI arrests in October 2019.

“Investigators working in partnership with the Justice System Integrity Division of the Los Angeles County District

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