Electrathon Information

Last updated 2006.02.18

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Econogics was proud to sponsor the 1998 through 2002 EVCO Electrathons.

2002 | [dead link: http://www.cyberus.ca/~weavers/ethon01/otthon01.htm] 2001 | 2000 | 1999 | 1998

1999, 2000 and 2001 EVCO Electrathon videos by Cine-Real Pro-Video are now available for CDN$20.00 + taxes and shipping. [Site no longer exists: http://www.cinereal.com/electric/] Sample images from the videos, and how to order yours.
(If you would like to acquire VHS versions of these events, I still have a few copies from my original orders. E-mail for more information.)

Other sources of Electrathon information on the WWW are provided below. This list is believed to be the single largest set of Electrathon links on the WWW, yet is undoubtedly incomplete. Providing a link to these sites is not an endorsement of the teams, their vehicles or any opinions expressed on their Web pages. If you know of another Web site related to Electrathon racing or a similar event (e.g. electric go-karts) that is not listed here, please send e-mail to the Webmaster providing the URL for the Web site.

Why Do Electrathon?

The Great Electric Car Race (Queen's University / Kingston area high schools)
[dead site: http://www.electrathon.com/] Electrathon.com]
Electrathon America
[Site no longer exists: http://www.nidlink.com/~glblitnpwr/ETHNWS.html] Electrathon Competition News
[Link has bit-rotted: http://www.electrathonnewengland.org/] Electrathon New England
[Site no longer exists: http://www.electraton.com.mx/] Electraton Mexico

[dead link: http://electriccar.8j.net/] Albany (Oregon) Electric Car Club
[dead link: http://www.renfrew.edu.on.ca/sec/ADH/red/index.html] Arnprior District High School (Red Lightning) Page
[dead site: http://www.cyberus.ca/~weavers/shadow/index.htm] Black Shadow Racing
[Link has bit-rotted: http://remc8.k12.mi.us/byroncen/BCElectrathon.html] Byron Center Electrathon Team
[Link has bit-rotted: http://www2.caledonia.k12.mi.us/car/electrathon.htm] Caledonia High School Electrathon Project
Centennial High School Electrathon Racing Team
[Link has bit-rotted: http://www.cloudelectric.bigstep.com/events.html] Cloud EV's Electrathon EVents page
[Link has bit-rotted: http://plymouth.k12.ct.us/ths/departments/tech_ed/electrathon/index.htm] Connecticut Electrathon
Destiny - an Electrathon Parts Supplier
[dead site: http://www.electrathon.com/index.html] EcoSystems Electrathon page
[dead link: http://www.falmouthschools.org/tourdesol/electrathon.htm] Falmouth High School Electrathon site
[dead link: http://fsec.ucf.edu/~fsccities/Electrth.htm">Florida Solar Energy Center Electrathon page
[dead link: http://www.forestcity.k12.ia.us/pages/FCHS/TheCar.html] Forest City High School Electrathon Car
[dead link: http://www.gl-electra.com/] Great Lakes Electrathon Association Page
[dead link: http://www.hancock.k12.mi.us/departments/metalshop/electron.html] Hancock High School Electrathon Project
[dead link: http://www.hprecreation.com/team-ev/] HP Corvallis Electrathon Team
[dead link: http://www.sfgate.com/hypertek/9709/2_electrathon.shtml] Hypertek Features: Electrathon
[dead link: http://www.geocities.com/MotorCity/Downs/4214/ethon.html] Jeff Simpson's Electrathon Car
[dead link: http://my.voyager.net/swhi/elec/index.htm] Lake Orion Electrathon Team page
[dead link: http://www.parrett.net:80/~wolf/lerct/lerct.htm] Lakeshore High School Electric Race Car Project
[Link has bit-rotted: http://www.lvr.sd8.bc.ca/act/elec.html] L.V. Rogers Secondary School Electrothon page (appears to be a team picture only)
[dead link: http://www.electraton.com.mx/] Mexico Electrathon (Spanish)
[dead link: http://www.perry.k12.ia.us/HS/COCURR/INDTECH/new/1998elec.htm] Perry High School Electrathon ('98) site
[dead link: http://www.phscardinals.org/CLUBS/Electriccar.htm"] Plainville High School (2002)
[dead link: http://www.ptc.com/award/1999/design_html/183.htm] Pleasant Valley High School Electrathon Car
Pomeroy-Palmer Electathon Team"
[dead link: http://www.pge-edsvcs.com/electron run/Erunrulebook/introduc.htm] Portland General Electric Electron Run Rules
[dead site: http://www.interchange.ubc.ca/lockdown/swc/faculties/tech/index.html] Sir Winston Churchill High School Technical Education page
[dead link: http://www.geocities.com/MotorCity/3735/] Shockwavez - Holt's Electrathon Page
[dead link: http://saxons.salkeiz.k12.or.us/clubs/electricar.htm] South Salem Electric Car Project
[dead link: http://pegasus.cc.ucf.edu:80/~sae_ucf/electra.htm] University of Central Florida Electrathon Project
[dead link: http://www.waldo-tech-ctr.k12.me.us/pr_electrathon.htm] Waldo County Technical Center Electrathon site
[dead link: http://www.awebmaker.com/electrathon.htm] Westlake High School Electrathon site
Willamette High School Electrathon site
[dead link: http://www.EVParts.com/Schools.htm] Wilde EVolutions Schools Page (look for entry for Lightweight Electric Marathon Vehicles)

Not Exactly Electrathon, But Still of Interest

The S.A.E.R.C. Girls Highland Thunder Electric Racing Team Page describes a group of Nova Scotia high school students (all female) and the electric racing car they built. (S.A.E.R.C. stands for Strait Area Education Resource Centre). The car is based on a Formula Ford 1600 Lola chassis - this is no model - it is a full-size, single-seater competitive race car powered by batteries! Way to go, ladies!

By the way, this team competed at the APS Electrics in Phoenix, AZ in March 1998 - AND WON!!

For those between the ages of 16 and 24 in Canada, interested in Electrathon or EVs for their environmental advantages, you may also be interested in the Northern Star Youth Award - administered by Environment Canada, the award recognizes 12 young people annually who have achieved environmental successes in one or more of five categories: public policy, community service, science and technology, communications and creativity, and environmental entrepreneurs. The deadline for submissions is October 30. Contact Daniel Brock (819)997-1441 or Jacquie Manchevsky (819) 953-0084 for more information.

Yet to Come

The 1980 Lucas Electrathon retrospective

The 1982 Ottawa Batterython story and photos

The 1984 Bathurst Grand Prix articles and photos

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