Announcements

Kart Assembly Manual Released

– posted 4/9/18

– A very detailed (35 pages with pictures) guide to assembling and wiring your Top Kart has been published.

– Find it under Resources -> Getting Started

High School Charger Update

– posted 3/24/18

– The Schumacher INC4825 charger is being discontinued. Therefore this charger is no longer required for high school teams.

– Teams are encouraged to consider various suppliers for a 48 volt 15-20 amp charger.

– EJ Williams will be selling a charger at-cost to interested teams. Spec sheet on Resources-> Datasheets & Links tab. Reach out to him for inquires: ej.evgrandprix (at) gmail.com

Release Forms Posted for evGP

– posted 3/21/18

– Under Event -> Release Forms you will find the necessary forms students must sign to participate.

– Students under the age of 18 who will not have a parent present will need a notary signature.

New Instructional Videos Posted

– posted 3/9/18

– Videos from the Technical Wiring Seminar on 3/3/18 are available for teams to view under the Resources tab.

– Recommended teams watch the PEM / black box video.

Registration Details Posted

– posted 3/6/18

See top right menu for “Registration” tab. Or visit www.evgrandprix.org/registration.

Datasheets & Links Updated

– posted 2/25/18

View the Resources -> Datasheets & Links page for:
– Alltrax software downloads
– Terminal lug insulators
– McMaster Carr hardware
– Orion BMS details (collegiate)
– More to come!

Hotel Reservations

– posted 2/14/18

– Under “Event” -> “Hotel & Travel” you can now find the hotel information for the Purdue MSTEM / evGrand Prix event. Rate is $119 a night at the Hyatt.

Tech Inspection Form Posted

– posted 2/14/18

– A checklist has been posted that every crew chief should go through prior to arriving at the track. It is the form used by officials to pass a kart through tech.

Power and Energy Monitor Installation Guide Posted

– posted 2/13/18

– A spec sheet describing the PEM module has ben posted. It outlines what is necessary on a kart for it to be installed.

– It can be found as Appendix A in the High School Race Rules as well as under “Resources” -> “Technical Docs”

New Race Procedures Posted

– posted 2/12/18

– The Race Procedures document under “Resources” -> “Race Rules” has been updated.

– All teams should review this new document before arriving at the race.

New Purchasing Guide Posted

– posted 1/22/18

– Please review the new Purchasing Guide that can be found on the Resources -> Getting Started tab.

– Guide contains details of various parts that are important to assembling and racing the go-karts.

Kart Order Deadline

– posted 1/22/18

– It is recommended that teams place their orders with Top Kart before February 11, 2018.

– Kart chassis can take up to a month to be delivered.

Chassis Setup Seminar Announced

– posted 1/22/18

– See the Events -> Dates & Times tab to learn about the newly posted event.