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TdS Report #41: Autocross Results

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TdS Report #41: Autocross Results

After the display in Philadelphia the teams retired to a parking lot at the
Garden State Race Track for the autocross competition and acceleration tests.
Members of the Sports Car Clubs of America (SCCA) set up the course and provide
the timing equipment and spotters.

Success in autocross depends on the handling of the car and the ability of the
driver. A route is laid out on a parking lot using traffic cones. The score
is the time, in seconds, it takes to driver the route, plus 2 seconds for each
cone knocked over or knocked aside. Lower scores are better. "DNF" stands for
Did Not Finish which usually means the driver did not stay within the defined

Time Vehicle
38.361 Vega, driven by SCCA member
44.128 46 Honda Insight
44.541 22 Soljourner 2
44.664 17 ParaDyne
45.493 23 Viking 23
48.450 70 Toyota Prius
66.602 4 AVS Hybrid-Electric Bus

Time Vehicle
42.860 11 Solectria Super Force
45.331 21 Soljourner 1
45.984 16 The Olympian
47.079 1 Electric Blue
48.142 15 E-STREAM
52.196 53 rEVolutionaryride
DNF 20 Solar Black Bear
DNF 56 Woodstock
DNF 66 Phantom Sol
DNF 6 DC Cruiser

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