ASC/FSGP 2012

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8 States in 8 Days! The 2012 American Solar Challenge is being held along a 1650+ mile route passing through all 8 states that border the Great Lakes. A full list of teams entered in the 2012 event can be found here. A PDF of the event program can be downloaded here. We would like to thank all of our sponsors for making this event possible. Please check the ASC 2012 team status page for information on registration, paperwork, payment, and inspection status. You also may want to review the ASC 2012 regulations.

ASC Route & Schedule Overview

  • Fri, July 13th: Display day at Rochester Institute of Technology in Rochester, NY
  • Sat, July 14th: Start in Rochester, NY; must reach stage stop in Erie, PA
  • Sun, July 15th: Start in Erie, PA; must reach Mansfield, OH checkpoint
  • Mon, July 16th: Finish in Ann Arbor, MI
  • Tue, July 17th: Start in Ann Arbor, MI; must reach Kalamazoo, MI checkpoint
  • Wed, July 18th: Finish in Normal, IL
  • Thu, July 19th: Start in Normal, IL; must reach Verona, WI checkpoint
  • Fri, July 20th: Finish in La Crosse, WI
  • Sat, July 21st: Start in La Crosse, WI; finish in St. Paul, MN

ASC 2012 Overall Winners & Results

  1. University of Michigan
  2. Iowa State University
  3. Principia College
Team # – Name Stage 1 Time Stage 2 Time Stage 3 Time Stage 4 Time Stage 5 Time Total Elapsed Time Miles Credited
2 – Michigan 04:13:29 10:32:55 12:26:15 11:59:47 05:23:55 44:36:21 1652.80
9 – Iowa State 04:22:34 16:03:25 14:02:33 15:36:49 04:49:42 54:55:03 1652.80
32 – Principia 05:26:59 14:22:48 17:12:00 14:18:31 04:29:11 55:49:29 1652.80
254 – CalSol 05:34:35 15:32:19 16:04:08 15:33:46 04:37:17 57:22:05 1652.80
35 – Minnesota 04:32:09 13:25:16 22:01:03 17:00:52 03:53:57 60:53:17 1572.45
256 – Oregon State 5:56:04 17:07:27 16:30:44 31:11:09 06:18:35 77:03:59 1390.05
5 – Illinois State 06:12:05 23:57:36 29:33:27 29:54:57 12:48:54 102:26:59 911.80
20 – Western Michigan 05:10:14 35:54:12 24:18:45 32:07:57 5:31:52 103:03:00 886.80
55 – Montreal 07:21:18 32:25:12 28:46:39 28:58:57 11:38:15 109:10:21 829.35
28 – New Paltz 08:54:39 30:48:12 28:03:03 35:25:57 13:27:42 116:39:33 727.70
4 – MIT 05:27:05 47:10:06 39:49:33 16:00:52 14:08:48 122:36:24 854.65

Last updated 7/21/12 – 23:37 Central. Times given as hh:mm:ss.

ASC 2012 Stage 1 Winners & Results

  1. University of Michigan
  2. Iowa State University
  3. University of Minnesota
Team # – Name Rochester Start 7/14 Erie Finish 7/14 Stage 1 Penalty Time Stage 1 Elapsed Time
2 – Michigan 09:00:00 13:08:29 00:05:00 04:13:29
9 – Iowa State 09:01:00 13:23:35 00:00:00 04:22:34
35 – Minnesota 09:05:00 13:36:09 00:01:00 04:32:09
20 – Western Michigan 09:02:00 14:11:14 00:01:00 05:10:14
32 – Principia 09:06:00 14:32:59 00:00:00 05:26:59
4 – MIT 09:09:00 14:18:05 00:18:00 05:27:05
254 – CalSol 09:08:00 14:42:35 00:00:00 05:34:35
256 – Oregon State 09:04:00 14:59:04 00:01:00 05:56:04
5 – Illinois State 09:03:00 15:15:05 00:00:00 06:12:05
55 – Montreal 09:07:00 Trailer 00:21:18 07:21:18
28 – New Paltz* 09:10:00 Trailer 01:54:39 08:54:39
13 – Michigan State* 09:11:00 DNF/Withdrawn

Times given as hh:mm:ss. * indicates teams with conditional status.

ASC 2012 Stage 2 Winners & Results

  1. University of Michigan
  2. University of Minnesota
  3. Principia College
Team # – Name Erie Start 7/15 Mansfield Arrival 7/15 Ann Arbor Finish 7/16 Stage 2 Penalty Time Stage 2 Elapsed Time
2 – Michigan 09:00:00 14:20:38 11:31:55 00:01:00 10:32:55
35 – Minnesota 09:02:00 16:01:45 14:23:16 00:02:00 13:25:16
32 – Principia 09:04:00 16:38:10 15:22:48 00:00:00 14:22:48
254 – CalSol 09:02:00 16:47:14 16:31:19 00:01:00 15:32:19
9 – Iowa State 09:01:00 16:03:25 00:00:00 16:03:25
256 – Oregon State 09:07:00 16:55:27 00:12:00 17:07:27
5 – Illinois State 09:08:00 Trailer 05:57:36 23:57:36
28 – New Paltz 09:10:00 Trailer 12:48:12 30:48:12
55 – Montreal 09:09:00 Trailer 14:25:12 32:25:12
20 – Western Michigan 09:03:00 Trailer 17:54:12 35:54:12
4 – MIT 09:05:00 Trailer 29:10:06 47:10:06

Last updated 7/16/12 – 23:50 Eastern. Times given as hh:mm:ss.

ASC 2012 Stage 3 Winners & Results

  1. University of Michigan
  2. Iowa State University
  3. CalSol – UC Berkeley
Team # – Name Ann Arbor Start 7/17 Kalamazoo Arrival 7/17 Normal Finish 7/18 Stage 3 Penalty Time Stage 3 Elapsed Time
2 – Michigan 09:00:00 13:02:09 13:14:15 00:12:00 12:26:15
9 – Iowa State 09:03:00 13:29:33 14:57:33 00:10:00 14:02:33
254 – CalSol 09:04:00 15:08:08 17:02:08 00:02:00 16:04:08
256 – Oregon State 09:05:00 14:30:12 17:18:44 00:12:00 16:30:44
32 – Principia 09:02:00 14:15:17 17:57:00 00:15:00 17:12:00
35 – Minnesota 09:01:00 13:35:20 Trailer 04:01:03 22:01:03
20 – Western Michigan 09:06:00 14:26:34 Trailer 06:18:45 24:18:45
28 – New Paltz 09:07:00 Trailer 10:03:03 28:03:03
55 – Montreal 09:05:00 Trailer 10:46:39 28:46:39
5 – Illinois State 09:06:00 Trailer 11:33:27 29:33:27
4 – MIT 09:09:00 14:22:40 Trailer 21:49:33 39:49:33

Last updated 7/19/12 – 08:30 Central. Times given as hh:mm:ss.

ASC 2012 Stage 4 Winners & Results

  1. University of Michigan
  2. Principia College
  3. CalSol – UC Berkeley
Team # – Name Normal Start 7/19 Verona Arrival 7/19 LaCrosse Finish 7/20 Stage 4 Penalty Time Stage 4 Elapsed Time
2 – Michigan 09:00:00 14:23:10 12:43:47 00:16:00 11:59:47
32 – Principia 09:02:00 16:21:44 15:16:31 00:02:00 14:18:31
254 – CalSol 09:03:00 16:31:04 16:30:46 00:03:00 15:33:46
9 – Iowa State 09:01:00 15:22:27 16:26:49 00:10:00 15:36:49
4 – MIT 09:10:00 15:33:23 16:04:52 00:56:00 16:00:52
35 – Minnesota 09:05:00 16:57:01 17:58:52 0:02:00 17:00:52
55 – Montreal 09:05:00 Trailer 10:58:57 28:58:57
5 – Illinois State 09:06:00 Trailer 11:54:57 29:54:57
256 – Oregon State 09:04:00 Trailer 13:11:09 31:11:09
20 – Western Michigan 09:04:00 Trailer 14:07:57 32:07:57
28 – New Paltz 09:08:00 Trailer TBD 18:00:00

Last updated 7/20/12 – 23:37 Central. Times given as hh:mm:ss.

ASC 2012 Stage 5 Winners & Results

  1. University of Minnesota
  2. Principia College
  3. CalSol – UC Berkely
Team # – Name LaCrosse Start 7/21 St. Paul Finish 7/21 Stage 5 Penalty Time Stage 5 Elapsed Time
35 – Minnesota 09:05:00 12:58:57 00:00:00 03:53:57
32 – Principia 09:02:00 13:31:11 00:00:00 04:29:11
254 – CalSol 09:03:00 13:28:17 00:12:00 04:37:17
9 – Iowa State 09:01:00 13:50:42 00:00:00 04:49:42
2 – Michigan 09:00:00 14:23:55 00:00:00 05:23:55
20 – Western Michigan 09:05:00 14:36:52 00:00:00 05:31:52
256 – Oregon State 09:04:00 15:21:35 00:01:00 06:18:35
5 – Illinois State 09:07:00 Trailer 05:48:54 12:48:54
55 – Montreal 09:06:00 Trailer 04:38:15 11:38:15
28 – New Paltz 09:09:00 Trailer 06:27:42 13:27:42
4 – MIT 09:11:00 Trailer 07:08:48 14:08:48

Last updated 7/21/12 – 22:00 Central. Times given as hh:mm:ss.

ASC Route Detail

Stage 1, July 14: Rochester, NY to Erie, PA

  • Start on July 14th at the Rochester Institute of Technology, Parking Lot G, Rochester, NY 14623
  • Stage Stop on July 14th at the Tom Ridge Center, 301 Peninsula Drive, Erie, PA 16505. Stage closes at 4pm.

Stage 2, July 15-16: Erie, PA to Mansfield, OH and Mansfield, OH to Ann Arbor, MI

  • Stage Start on July 15th at the Tom Ridge Center, 301 Peninsula Drive, Erie, PA 16505
  • Checkpoint on July 15th at Ohio State University, Kenwood Circle, Mansfield, OH 44906. Checkpoint opens at 11am and closes at 5:45pm.
  • Stage Stop on July 16th at University of Michigan, South Main St and Pauline Blvd (Parking Lot SC36), Ann Arbor, MI 48104

Stage 3, July 17-18: Ann Arbor, MI to Kalamazoo, MI and Kalamazoo, MI to Normal, IL

  • Stage Start on July 17th at Black & Veatch, 3550 Green Court, Ann Arbor, MI 48105
  • Checkpoint on July 17th at Western Michigan University, College Circle, Kalamazoo, MI 49008. Checkpoint opens at 11am and closes at 3:15pm.
  • Stage Stop on July 18th at Illinois State University, 210 N School St (Parking Lot F67), Normal, IL 61761

Stage 4, July 19-20: Normal, IL to Verona, WI and Verona, WI to La Crosse, WI

  • Stage Start on July 19th at Illinois State University, 210 N School St (Parking Lot F67), Normal, IL 61761
  • Checkpoint on July 19th at Reddan Soccer Park, 6874 Cross Country Road , Verona, WI 53593. Checkpoint opens at 11am and closes at 5:45pm.
  • Stage Stop on July 20th at Western Technical College, 750 Badger St (Parking Lot D), La Crosse, WI 54601

Stage 5, July 21: La Crosse, WI to St. Paul, MN

  • Stage Start on July 21st at Western Technical College, 750 Badger St (Parking Lot D), La Crosse, WI 54601
  • Finish on July 21st at Minnesota State Capitol, MLK Boulevard, St. Paul, MN 55155. Finish line closes at 4pm.

Maps last updated on 6-20-2012

FSGP 2012 Qualifying Track Race

Monticello Motor ClubOur annual Formula Sun Grand Prix (FSGP) track event and qualifier for the American Solar Challenge is being held July 6th-12th, 2012 at the Monticello Motor Club in Monticello, NY.

The Schedule

  • Fri, July 6th: Registration for invited team begins at 1:00pm. General registration and scrutineering begins at 2:30pm. No dynamic scrutineering available.
  • July 7th – 9th: Scrutineering. Dynamic scrutineering stations are only available after 5pm on the 7th and 8th, but are available all day on the 9th.
  • July 10th – July 12th: Formula Sun Grand Prix, racing hours from 9:00am to 6:00pm

Note: Teams are allowed on-site at Monticello from 6am to 11pm.

Track

Teams will be racing on the 1.6 mile loop of MMC’s South Loop. The course combines a technical infield section with two long straights connected by a broad, sweeping turn. Cars must be both nimble and capable of rapid acceleration to succeed on this course. Teams must complete 105 laps in a single day, or 160 cumulative laps over two consecutive days, in order to qualify for ASC. Each driver must also complete a minimum of 25 laps to be allowed to drive on the road race.

FSGP 2012 Overall Winners & Results

  1. University of Michigan
  2. Iowa State University
  3. Western Michigan University

Fastest Lap: Iowa State University (2 min, 18 sec)

Team # – Name Day 1 Laps Day 2 Laps Day 3 Laps Penalty Laps Total Laps
2 – Michigan 145 158 146 449
9 – Iowa State 125 146 155 426
20 – Western Michigan 120 119 127 366
5 – Illinois State 88 131 131 350
256 – Oregon State 84 80 19 2 181
35 – Minnesota 109 0 71 180
32 – Principia 103 58 0 10 151
55 – Montreal 76 28 109 137
254 – CalSol 0 110 0 110
4 – MIT 0 55 107 107
28 – New Paltz 0 66 94 2 92
13 – Michigan State 0 0 50 50
505 – New Mexico 22 0 0 22
3 – Kentucky 0 0 6 6
11 – Northwestern* DNQ
49 – Georgia Tech* DNQ

* Team not yet inspected – see the team status page for more info

Qualified ASC Laps Forfeited

Last updated on 7/12/2012 – 17:45 Eastern.