American Solar Challenge 2016 Race Route

These are the main stops on the route for the American Solar Challenge 2016. See also the route map and route notes. The route covers 1975 miles (3178 km) altogether, with the four stages being, respectively, 23%, 26%, 43%, and 8% of the total.

Stage 1 (Sat, Jul 30) – Cuyahoga Valley National Park

This location in Brecksville, OH marks the race start.

Stage 1 (Sat, Jul 30) – Dayton Aviation Heritage National Historical Park

This checkpoint is where the Wright brothers began. There will be an independent overnight stop in the evening.

Stage 1 (Sun, Jul 31) – George Rogers Clark National Historical Park

This location is a stage stop.

Stage 2 (Mon, Aug 1) – Ulysses S. Grant National Historic Site

There is a checkpoint at Grant’s Farm in St. Louis, MO. There will be an independent overnight stop in the evening.

Stage 2 (Tue, Aug 2) – Wilson’s Creek National Battlefield

This location is a stage stop.

Stage 3 (Wed, Aug 3) – Brown v. Board of Education National Historic Site

There is a checkpoint at the Brown v. Board of Education National Historic Site in Topeka, KS. There will be an independent overnight stop in the evening.

Stage 3 (Thu, Aug 4) – Homestead National Monument of America

There is a checkpoint at the Homestead National Monument of America in Beatrice, NE. There will be an independent overnight stop in the evening. Some cars may arrive here on Wednesday, August 3.

Stage 3 (Fri, Aug 5) – Scotts Bluff National Monument

This location on the Oregon Trail is a stage stop. Some cars may arrive here on Thursday, August 4.

Stage 4 (Sat, Aug 6) – Wind Cave National Park

This location in Hot Springs, SD marks the finish line. The awards dinner and ceremony will be at the end of the day.

A journey that celebrates both the future of technology and the history of the USA!


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