Most teams are looking to participate in only the flagship event this year: the race at the Indianapolis Motor Speedway. There will also be a practice that takes place at Purdue before the end of Purdue’s academic year. This is allow Purdue students (especially international students) who have purchased plane tickets to get to run their kart before they leave for the summer.
The Indianapolis event will be 50 laps and approximately 16 miles long.
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The evGrand Prix at the Indianapolis Motor Speedway
The event will take place on May 13th & May 14th at the Indianapolis Motor Speedway, with a rain date of May 15th.
You can view a copy of the schedule here. To help prepare for tech inspection, please review the 2012 Tech Inspection Form. The 2012 requirements were a little more stringent but it should give you a good idea of what to inspect from tech inspection. This will help you be ready for tech and make the process as smooth as possible.
The Purdue Practice
The practice event will take place on Saturday, May 3rd at the Purdue Grand Prix Track exclusively for the Purdue and Ivy Tech West Lafayette teams.