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by Crash
Thu, 22 Mar 2012, 16:47
Forum: EV Racing
Topic: Australian Grass Root EV Racing
Replies: 47
Views: 6247

Australian Grass Root EV Racing

Thanks for the link to the latest FIA regs for electric car regs. With international regs to work to it will make organising events and getting insurance a lot easier, but we need a group of people interested in getting the competition started. I don't see any existing karting clubs running classes ...
by Crash
Tue, 20 Mar 2012, 23:56
Forum: EV Racing
Topic: Australian Grass Root EV Racing
Replies: 47
Views: 6247

Australian Grass Root EV Racing

Big Mouse said "I was playing with the idea of building an EV specifically for use in motorkhana events. It's something that could stand alone or even be entered into an existing class (though it would probably end up in one it wouldn't be competitive in). One car runs at a time, which means it woul...
by Crash
Tue, 20 Mar 2012, 23:47
Forum: EV Racing
Topic: Australian Grass Root EV Racing
Replies: 47
Views: 6247

Australian Grass Root EV Racing

Bladecar, Agree energy usage in motorsport is important, particularly if motorsport is to contribute to improving efficiency of cars. Having info available to people is proving to be very interesting to fans in the top formulas. For a start up or grass roots type events, this could also be achieved ...
by Crash
Tue, 20 Mar 2012, 23:32
Forum: EV Racing
Topic: Australian Grass Root EV Racing
Replies: 47
Views: 6247

Australian Grass Root EV Racing

Faz, Agree with you regarding karts. We have spoken to some Kart Clubs but there is not a lot of interest from the Karting groups, but this could change if there were some electric karts to see and get people interested. There are a few around the world and have seen video of an electric kart from t...
by Crash
Wed, 14 Mar 2012, 16:41
Forum: EV Racing
Topic: Australian Grass Root EV Racing
Replies: 47
Views: 6247

Australian Grass Root EV Racing

Club events and grass roots racing is about competing rather than spectating. You can go to speedway if you just want to see cars hit the wall.
by Crash
Wed, 14 Mar 2012, 02:58
Forum: EV Racing
Topic: Australian Grass Root EV Racing
Replies: 47
Views: 6247

Australian Grass Root EV Racing

Below is a bit of a background on why EV car racing is needed in Australia and a bit of a discussion starter on how it might get going. The purpose is to ask whether there may be enough people interested in getting involved in grass roots EV racing to get a competition started and what sort of vehic...
by Crash
Sat, 10 Mar 2012, 00:07
Forum: Members Machines
Topic: Stuart's Work in progress
Replies: 58
Views: 9620

Stuart's Work in progress

Our focus has been aerodynamics and keeping the structure simple so the body shape is dictated by the profile of the driver,aerodynamic principles and the max length rule.   
Wayne
by Crash
Tue, 06 Mar 2012, 18:01
Forum: The Lounge
Topic: New Member
Replies: 5
Views: 817

New Member

nb our 2012 ev challenge build blog is at http://evchallenge.tumblr.com/
by Crash
Tue, 06 Mar 2012, 17:53
Forum: Members Machines
Topic: Stuart's Work in progress
Replies: 58
Views: 9620

Stuart's Work in progress

The Challenge is on... River Raiders 2012 build is at http://evchallenge.tumblr.com/
by Crash
Tue, 06 Mar 2012, 17:49
Forum: Members Machines
Topic: Stuart's Work in progress
Replies: 58
Views: 9620

Stuart's Work in progress

Hi Stuart,
How are you going to cover the timber forms to produce a finished plug?

regards
Wayne
by Crash
Tue, 06 Mar 2012, 17:46
Forum: The Lounge
Topic: New Member
Replies: 5
Views: 817

New Member

Great stuff, I've just joined up too and will have to put a blog link in for the River Raider's 2012 build, this will make it three groups with a presence on the AEVA forums - I've seen one guy from Melbourne who is building a car for the 2012 event and I'm just trying to find him again - doesn't se...