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Slowly getting things up...

Here are some pictures from the event:
http://media.fsec.ucf.edu/photos/2238-Sunday-Challenge-2007/

More still to come.

Shawn

Shawn Waggoner (FLEAA) wrote:
> We are still working on getting the photos together to post to the
> website, however, I do have 2 videos I posted to YouTube. One is of me
> running our Prius through the Autocross and the second is of Andrew
> Roddy running his new AC Propulsion eBox (much more exciting...).
>
> This was Andrew's first time ever in the autocross and he barely had a
> 100 miles on the car!
>
> For your enjoyment:
> Prius- http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=7V-bBgNWXfI
> eBox- http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=2bbFmpcfChg
>
> Shawn Waggoner
> FLEAA
> www.floridaeaa.org
>
> Shawn Waggoner (FLEAA) wrote:
>> Hi Everyone,
>>
>> The Sunday Challenge was held this past weekend at the Florida Solar
>> Energy Center (FSEC) in Cocoa Beach. The event was organized by FSEC,
>> FLEAA and the Florida Institute of Technology (FIT). Saturday was a
>> large demonstration of EVs, HEVs and other alt-fuel vehicles as well as
>> a fun packed autocross. Sunday was a road rally from FSEC in Cocoa to
>> FIT's campus in Melbourne about 34 miles away.
>>
>> On Saturday, several companies and individuals had vehicles on display.
>> Hybrid Technologies had 3 of their vehicles on display (a PT Cruiser,
>> Smart EV and a Mini Cooper), Andrew Roddy had his shiny new eBox from AC
>> Propulsion on display, Patterson Cycles had their beautiful electric
>> motorcycle, Charles Whalen had his RAV4EV and sleek new Vectrix cycle,
>> and South Plantation High School brought their solar car. There were
>> several EV conversions and lots of Hybrids from almost every
>> manufacturer there on display.
>>
>> After tech and safety inspections, the autocross started with
>> approximately 18 vehicles in the staging area to compete! The autocross
>> was ran by Cliff Rassweiler of ProEV (The electric Imp couldn't make
>> it...so everyone else had a chance at first!). Bob Salem was down in the
>> area and was happy to jump in and help with some of the timing. The
>> autocross field was made up of EVs and HEVs. Andrew Roddy's eBox was the
>> EV to beat that day and there was definitely a battle of the hybrids
>> going on as well. There was a new Saturn Aura, Honda Insight and first
>> and second generation Prius' on the course. In the end the Prius' were
>> battling for first and second with a Gen1 taking first and Gen2 in
>> second with the eBox a close 3rd. (There was only one 1st, 2nd and 3rd
>> place trophy for the autocross, regardless of class). There was lots of
>> great competition and fun by everyone.
>>
>> Sunday brought some lousy weather and rain...and flooded roads. Not
>> enough to drown the spirits of the drivers though! The road rally
>> commenced as scheduled with everyone leaving FSEC on set intervals to
>> rally down to FIT's campus in Melbourne. The objective was to make each
>> checkpoint on the route on the exact time interval without speeding or
>> going to slow. There were vehicles from 3 classes enter: altered EV
>> (conversions), Production EV and Alt-fuel (hybrids/bio-diesel). Out the
>> field of cars, electric and hybrids, a cycle came in first. None other
>> than our own Charles Whalen on his new Vectrix took first place overall.
>> There was a winner of each class and one for overall.
>>
>> Complete results of the autocross and rally can be seen on the FSEC website:
>>
>> http://www.fsec.ucf.edu/en/media/events/sundaychallenge/pdfs/SC_07_Scoring.pdf
>>
>> More info ont he Sunday Challenge and agendas can be found on the main page:
>>
>> http://www.sundaychallenge.org
>>
>> Congrats to everyone who made the event a success and helped out, but
>> chiefly to Bill Young of FSEC & FLEAA who made the event a reality and
>> huge success!
>>
>> (Pictures will be posted soon...)
>>
>> Thanks,
>>
>> Shawn Waggoner
>> FLEAA
>> www.floridaeaa.org
>>
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Great shots
who had the Smart? was it a Zap or conversion or
European import. Nice PT cruser too.
how are things going for Jan?

--- "Shawn Waggoner (FLEAA)" <[email protected]>
wrote:

> Slowly getting things up...
>
> Here are some pictures from the event:
>
http://media.fsec.ucf.edu/photos/2238-Sunday-Challenge-2007/
>
> More still to come.
>
> Shawn
>
> Shawn Waggoner (FLEAA)
wrote:
> > We are still working on getting the photos
> together to post to the
> > website, however, I do have 2 videos I posted to
> YouTube. One is of me
> > running our Prius through the Autocross and the
> second is of Andrew
> > Roddy running his new AC Propulsion eBox (much
> more exciting...).
> >
> > This was Andrew's first time ever in the autocross
> and he barely had a
> > 100 miles on the car!
> >
> > For your enjoyment:
> > Prius- http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=7V-bBgNWXfI
> > eBox- http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=2bbFmpcfChg
> >
> > Shawn Waggoner
> > FLEAA
> > www.floridaeaa.org
> >
> > Shawn Waggoner (FLEAA)
wrote:
> >> Hi Everyone,
> >>
> >> The Sunday Challenge was held this past weekend
> at the Florida Solar
> >> Energy Center (FSEC) in Cocoa Beach. The event
> was organized by FSEC,
> >> FLEAA and the Florida Institute of Technology
> (FIT). Saturday was a
> >> large demonstration of EVs, HEVs and other
> alt-fuel vehicles as well as
> >> a fun packed autocross. Sunday was a road rally
> from FSEC in Cocoa to
> >> FIT's campus in Melbourne about 34 miles away.
> >>
> >> On Saturday, several companies and individuals
> had vehicles on display.
> >> Hybrid Technologies had 3 of their vehicles on
> display (a PT Cruiser,
> >> Smart EV and a Mini Cooper), Andrew Roddy had his
> shiny new eBox from AC
> >> Propulsion on display, Patterson Cycles had their
> beautiful electric
> >> motorcycle, Charles Whalen had his RAV4EV and
> sleek new Vectrix cycle,
> >> and South Plantation High School brought their
> solar car. There were
> >> several EV conversions and lots of Hybrids from
> almost every
> >> manufacturer there on display.
> >>
> >> After tech and safety inspections, the autocross
> started with
> >> approximately 18 vehicles in the staging area to
> compete! The autocross
> >> was ran by Cliff Rassweiler of ProEV (The
> electric Imp couldn't make
> >> it...so everyone else had a chance at first!).
> Bob Salem was down in the
> >> area and was happy to jump in and help with some
> of the timing. The
> >> autocross field was made up of EVs and HEVs.
> Andrew Roddy's eBox was the
> >> EV to beat that day and there was definitely a
> battle of the hybrids
> >> going on as well. There was a new Saturn Aura,
> Honda Insight and first
> >> and second generation Prius' on the course. In
> the end the Prius' were
> >> battling for first and second with a Gen1 taking
> first and Gen2 in
> >> second with the eBox a close 3rd. (There was only
> one 1st, 2nd and 3rd
> >> place trophy for the autocross, regardless of
> class). There was lots of
> >> great competition and fun by everyone.
> >>
> >> Sunday brought some lousy weather and rain...and
> flooded roads. Not
> >> enough to drown the spirits of the drivers
> though! The road rally
> >> commenced as scheduled with everyone leaving FSEC
> on set intervals to
> >> rally down to FIT's campus in Melbourne. The
> objective was to make each
> >> checkpoint on the route on the exact time
> interval without speeding or
> >> going to slow. There were vehicles from 3 classes
> enter: altered EV
> >> (conversions), Production EV and Alt-fuel
> (hybrids/bio-diesel). Out the
> >> field of cars, electric and hybrids, a cycle came
> in first. None other
> >> than our own Charles Whalen on his new Vectrix
> took first place overall.
> >> There was a winner of each class and one for
> overall.
> >>
> >> Complete results of the autocross and rally can
> be seen on the FSEC website:
> >>
> >>
>
http://www.fsec.ucf.edu/en/media/events/sundaychallenge/pdfs/SC_07_Scoring.pdf
> >>
> >> More info ont he Sunday Challenge and agendas can
> be found on the main page:
> >>
> >> http://www.sundaychallenge.org
> >>
> >> Congrats to everyone who made the event a success
> and helped out, but
> >> chiefly to Bill Young of FSEC & FLEAA who made
> the event a reality and
> >> huge success!
> >>
> >> (Pictures will be posted soon...)
> >>
> >> Thanks,
> >>
> >> Shawn Waggoner
> >> FLEAA
> >> www.floridaeaa.org
> >>
> >> _______________________________________________
> >> For subscription options, see
> >> http://lists.sjsu.edu/mailman/listinfo/ev
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> >>
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Great Shota as Keith sez! Makes ya want to winter in FLA? But with global
warming it wasn't much colder when I got off the train in NYC from my LAST
fla trip. Yes, Virginia you can STILL go to FLA by train!Seems like FLA is
gunna be a new hotbed of EV activity, catching up to CA??Perfect conditions,
I don't see anybody talking about EV heaters down there!

NOW ,a delemma? Both CA and FLA are doing EV stuff at the SAME time! Time
machine's in the shop, recall to the H. G. Well's Estate! How to choose
between the two EVents. Would be cool IF they wrere a weak apart? Hop on the
Sunset Limited to go to CA After BBB in FLA. REALLY get into training!

Just a few thoughts.

Bob
----- Original Message -----
From: "keith vansickle" <[email protected]>
To: "Electric Vehicle Discussion List" <[email protected]>
Sent: Thursday, October 18, 2007 12:45 PM
Subject: Re: [EVDL] Sunday Challenge - Pics


> Great shots
> who had the Smart? was it a Zap or conversion or
> European import. Nice PT cruser too.
> how are things going for Jan?
>
> --- "Shawn Waggoner (FLEAA)" <[email protected]>
> wrote:
>
>> Slowly getting things up...
>>
>> Here are some pictures from the event:
>>
> http://media.fsec.ucf.edu/photos/2238-Sunday-Challenge-2007/
>>
>> More still to come.
>>
>> Shawn
>>
>> Shawn Waggoner (FLEAA) wrote:
>> > We are still working on getting the photos
>> together to post to the
>> > website, however, I do have 2 videos I posted to
>> YouTube. One is of me
>> > running our Prius through the Autocross and the
>> second is of Andrew
>> > Roddy running his new AC Propulsion eBox (much
>> more exciting...).
>> >
>> > This was Andrew's first time ever in the autocross
>> and he barely had a
>> > 100 miles on the car!
>> >
>> > For your enjoyment:
>> > Prius- http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=7V-bBgNWXfI
>> > eBox- http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=2bbFmpcfChg
>> >
>> > Shawn Waggoner
>> > FLEAA
>> > www.floridaeaa.org
>> >
>> > Shawn Waggoner (FLEAA) wrote:
>> >> Hi Everyone,
>> >>
>> >> The Sunday Challenge was held this past weekend
>> at the Florida Solar
>> >> Energy Center (FSEC) in Cocoa Beach. The event
>> was organized by FSEC,
>> >> FLEAA and the Florida Institute of Technology
>> (FIT). Saturday was a
>> >> large demonstration of EVs, HEVs and other
>> alt-fuel vehicles as well as
>> >> a fun packed autocross. Sunday was a road rally
>> from FSEC in Cocoa to
>> >> FIT's campus in Melbourne about 34 miles away.
>> >>
>> >> On Saturday, several companies and individuals
>> had vehicles on display.
>> >> Hybrid Technologies had 3 of their vehicles on
>> display (a PT Cruiser,
>> >> Smart EV and a Mini Cooper), Andrew Roddy had his
>> shiny new eBox from AC
>> >> Propulsion on display, Patterson Cycles had their
>> beautiful electric
>> >> motorcycle, Charles Whalen had his RAV4EV and
>> sleek new Vectrix cycle,
>> >> and South Plantation High School brought their
>> solar car. There were
>> >> several EV conversions and lots of Hybrids from
>> almost every
>> >> manufacturer there on display.
>> >>
>> >> After tech and safety inspections, the autocross
>> started with
>> >> approximately 18 vehicles in the staging area to
>> compete! The autocross
>> >> was ran by Cliff Rassweiler of ProEV (The
>> electric Imp couldn't make
>> >> it...so everyone else had a chance at first!).
>> Bob Salem was down in the
>> >> area and was happy to jump in and help with some
>> of the timing. The
>> >> autocross field was made up of EVs and HEVs.
>> Andrew Roddy's eBox was the
>> >> EV to beat that day and there was definitely a
>> battle of the hybrids
>> >> going on as well. There was a new Saturn Aura,
>> Honda Insight and first
>> >> and second generation Prius' on the course. In
>> the end the Prius' were
>> >> battling for first and second with a Gen1 taking
>> first and Gen2 in
>> >> second with the eBox a close 3rd. (There was only
>> one 1st, 2nd and 3rd
>> >> place trophy for the autocross, regardless of
>> class). There was lots of
>> >> great competition and fun by everyone.
>> >>
>> >> Sunday brought some lousy weather and rain...and
>> flooded roads. Not
>> >> enough to drown the spirits of the drivers
>> though! The road rally
>> >> commenced as scheduled with everyone leaving FSEC
>> on set intervals to
>> >> rally down to FIT's campus in Melbourne. The
>> objective was to make each
>> >> checkpoint on the route on the exact time
>> interval without speeding or
>> >> going to slow. There were vehicles from 3 classes
>> enter: altered EV
>> >> (conversions), Production EV and Alt-fuel
>> (hybrids/bio-diesel). Out the
>> >> field of cars, electric and hybrids, a cycle came
>> in first. None other
>> >> than our own Charles Whalen on his new Vectrix
>> took first place overall.
>> >> There was a winner of each class and one for
>> overall.
>> >>
>> >> Complete results of the autocross and rally can
>> be seen on the FSEC website:
>> >>
>> >>
>>
> http://www.fsec.ucf.edu/en/media/events/sundaychallenge/pdfs/SC_07_Scoring.pdf
>> >>
>> >> More info ont he Sunday Challenge and agendas can
>> be found on the main page:
>> >>
>> >> http://www.sundaychallenge.org
>> >>
>> >> Congrats to everyone who made the event a success
>> and helped out, but
>> >> chiefly to Bill Young of FSEC & FLEAA who made
>> the event a reality and
>> >> huge success!
>> >>
>> >> (Pictures will be posted soon...)
>> >>
>> >> Thanks,
>> >>
>> >> Shawn Waggoner
>> >> FLEAA
>> >> www.floridaeaa.org
>> >>
>> >> _______________________________________________
>> >> For subscription options, see
>> >> http://lists.sjsu.edu/mailman/listinfo/ev
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