We've compiled a national 2024 HPV and EEV events calendar to help demonstrate the breadth and depth of interest in human powered and energy efficient vehicles across Australia. These include events in Victoria, South Australia, Queensland and Western Australia. We at the Energy Breakthrough see these 'other events' as great learning and capacity building opportunities - especially for young people - but for designers, builders, riders, race officials, volunteers and more.
Bridge Builders Youth Organisation held Round 3 of the 2016 Victorian HPV Series at the State Basketball Centre in Wantirna South on Sunday, April 24th. 46 teams for 6 hours rode the short and sharp 800m track in dry conditions and battled it out.
Saturday 20th and Sunday 21st of March saw Round 2 of Jet Couriers Victorian HPV Series head down to the Bass Coast in Wonthaggi in the ultimate test of endurance. Teams raced against the clock for 24 hours completing laps around the 1.4 kilometre street circuit in all weather conditions in order to collect points for the overall race and series win.
With warm and pleasant conditions, a dark threatening sky setting down on the final round of the 2015 Victorian HPV Series down at Casey Fields with a record-breaking number of 128 teams took to the track; making the event the largest in Victoria on a single track for a HPV race.
With near perfect racing conditions with light winds and sunshine the 96 teams that took to the track at Casey Fields on Saturday for Round 3 of the Victorian HPV Series, were up for a fun filled and fast paced 6 hours ahead of them.
Did you miss the Bridge Builders 2014 Knox Grand Prix? We didn’t. We were trackside to check out the new course and to see how the teams are fairing as we start of term two of the school year. A field of 50 human and hybrid powered teams took to the new short and twisting 700m track at the State Basketball Stadium in Wantirna South for the six hour event. Read the full report online today.
The 17th annual Wonthaggi Grand Prix saw a strong field of 90 teams including two interstate teams took to the track for the for Round 2 of the Victorian HPV Series this year. Tents were pitched whilst camping and pit areas were set up and teams were keen to race for the next 24 hours....