|Beschreibung:||Held May 21-25, the 2004 Tour de Sol will kick off in the City of Burlington, NJ. We will then rally to the New Jersey State Capitol in Trenton, NJ. The grand finale will be held in New York City’s lower Manhattan.|
Following is a tentative schedule of the Tour de Sol from a competitive perspective.
Friday, May 21 – Registration, Welcome meeting, and technical testing for student and independent (S&I) teams
Saturday, May 22 – Technical testing, Reliability & Festival Technical testing for S&I teams completed by 4pm
50 mile Reliability/efficiency event for S&I & OEM teams at 4:30 pm, OEMs display at "Burlington Day" festival 11am-4pm
Student and independent teams display when not testing.
Sunday, May 23 – Range & Efficiency day & all HEHV events
Hybrid Electric-Human Vehicle S&I & OEM teams hold technical check and range event.
S&I & OEM teams participate in a range event.
Data collected during this event, and Fridays event will be used to calculate vehicle efficiency.
Vehicle efficiency and fuel type data will be used to calculate greenhouse gas emissions.
Criteria emissions may be collected on this day.
Monday, May 24 – Reliability & Handling events & Festival
AM- Reliability drive for S&I teams to Trenton NJ street festival next to the Capitol
OEM vehicles go directly to Trenton for festival set-up.
PM – Autocross event for S&I and OEM teams.
PM – drive or trailer to New York City staging area
Tuesday, May 25 – Awards Ceremony & Festival
Parade to street festival in lower Manhattan
AM - Grand finale media event – top awards announced
PM - Full awards ceremony