International Collegiate evGrandPrix Series
The International Collegiate evGrandPrix Series uses innovation and development to put academic and racing skills to the test. The competition will be held May 16-17, 2017, at the 101st running of the Indianapolis 500 at the Indianapolis Motor Speedway. This is an all-electric series, where the karts must be the "sprint kart" type and use lithium ion or other alternative energy battery packs combined with state-of-the-art electric drivetrain systems.
Academic competition categories
Energy efficiency — finishing the race using the least amount of power
Community outreach — changing the perception of electric vehicles, as documented by a portfolio
Design review — unique characteristics of kart designs, including the battery system and drivetrain
Race placement — final placement numbers