After several rumors circulated on the Interwebs about the demise Erik Buell Racing, it became official.
Buell made a statement via Facebook confirming the endeavor has indeed gone belly up. Buell wrote:
No doubt, it was an incredible ride, feeling like the longest qualifying lap ever. And, then, just when we knew we were about to set an all-time record, we tossed it in the last corner…
Hopes hads been high for EBR ever since an infusion of cash from Hero MotorCorp in 2013. Ultimately it was not to be. EBR filed bankruptcy April 15, 2015.