We are glad to announce that this year’s Electric Marathon will take place from June, 03rd to June, 14th!
In 2014 the Electric Marathon is the same like it was last year. Race will start from Saint Petersburg on June, 03rd and finishes on June, 14th in Monte-Carlo and passes Russia, Finland, Estonia, Latvia, Lithuania, Poland, Czech Republic, Germany, Switzerland and Italy. In addition to H.S.H. Prince Albert II event is under the patronage of governor of Saint Petersburg Mr Georgy Poltavcehko, Foundation Prince Albert II de Monaco, The President of Russian Charity Foundation “The Future of Homeland“ Mr Kjuri Usmanov and legendary champion from Ukraine Sergey Bubka.
This year’s „Electric Marathon 2014“ route will be – Saint-Petersburg – Vyborg – Brusnichnoye – Lappeenranta – Porvoo – Helsinki – Tallinn – Pärnu – Riga – Jelgava – Panevėžys – Kaunas – Augustow -Ostrow Mazowiecka – Warszawa – Piotrkow Trybunalski – Kępno – Wroclaw – Hradec Kralove – Praha -Plzen – Amberg – Nuremberg – Heilbronn – Karlsruhe – Offenburg – Freiburg – Zurich – Bern -Lausanne – Geneva – Aymavilles – Torino – Cuneo – Monte-Carlo.
Marathon will be held in accordance with traffic code and is for electric vehicles approved and registered according to the community rules, authorized to run on public roads and soil. The distance of single legs will vary between 90 to 170 km. A break of 3 hours is foreseen to charge batteries between different legs or 8-10 hours if the charging takes place at night at the accommodation site.
The competition in this Marathon consists of BEING ON TIME at the Time Control points. Penalty points will be given in case of arriving early or late at the Time Control. The team who has accumulated the least penalty points will win the rally.
The teams will consist of two members – changes in the team are allowed during the marathon.
A maximum of 6 cars will be admitted to participate in the marathon from start to finish. This is because of the availability of recharging capacities throughout the race (380V 63A). Participating cars will be recharged using mobile charging stations.
Extra cars will be allowed to participate on separate stages in addition to the 6 cars allowed to participate in the whole marathon. The top 3 of every stage will be awarded. Teams who are not interested in participating in the whole event or who use cars that cannot race long distances due to technical limitations can participate in separate stages. Abovementioned teams are not guaranteed the capacities to recharge their vehicles and thus must rely on their own resources. Category for hybrid cars have not limits.
Categories that you can participate in:
I Category – Electrically powered converted, modified or prototype registered in M or N cateogry.
II Category – Electrically powered series production vehicles registered in M or N category.
III Category – Electrically powered lightweight vehicles registered in L category.
IV Category – Retro car made before 1939. Car which completes most stages and finishes in Monte Carlo.
V Category – Electrically powered hybrid vehicles.
Grand Prix will be present to best electric car. Special prices will be in categories – best converted retro car, best electric prototype and best electric motorbike. The organisers are aiming, in addition to reviving a historic rally, to motivate to set up a network of stationary recharging facilities throughout the distance of the rally.
Team „Electric Marathon 2014“