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    Calling all TESLA Owners! Join first ever EV relay across USA May 25th>31st NY>LA!

    Hi Everyone
    We are indeed filming this epic attempt to do an EV Relay across the USA, within the famous supercar rally Gumball3000.
    Please check the exact route and details on Gumball 3000 - Official Website

    I want to extend our invitation to all Tesla owners to display their cars at each check point and join us long the route:
    Times Square grid on 24th
    25th depart for Toronto
    26th/27th at the Indy500!
    28th in Kansas City
    29th Santa Fe
    30th Las Vegas
    31st Hollywood

    We will be doing a profile of each car and its driver and ideally interview you for the film.
    Owners and their guests can take part in whichever or all aspects, including the glamorous parties hosted each night.
    As long as your batteries are charged for the next day!

    And of course, if they really want to get involved, they can fill a slot in the actual relay between New York and Los Angeles.
    Quite the logistics, timing is everything, so please get in touch as soon as possible.

    Pass this around, and have any and all email me with a photo of their beloved Tesla and we will be sure to get you involved in every way possible.

    All the best
    Karta Healy
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    3000 miles in 7 days? That means an average of 428 miles per day. With full guaranteed access to 100 Amps nominal in a breaker panel twice a day, it might be possible, but it would require charging twice a day at about 4 hours per. That's 8 hours of charging plus at least 7 hours of driving. 15 hours per day dedicated to the car, using a Roadster with a perfect pack.

    We'll be able to truly join up with you once Elon offers us 400-500 mile range, but we'll only be token participants until then! 8^D I wish you would have chosen to pass through Minnesota instead of... ahem... Kansas. 8^P

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    Quote Originally Posted by zack View Post
    3000 miles in 7 days? That means an average of 428 miles per day. With full guaranteed access to 100 Amps nominal in a breaker panel twice a day, it might be possible, but it would require charging twice a day at about 4 hours per. That's 8 hours of charging plus at least 7 hours of driving. 15 hours per day dedicated to the car, using a Roadster with a perfect pack.
    If it's an EV relay, then it's multiple cars, each completing specific slots or stages. The need for guaranteed charging goes away, but the need for cars goes way up
    Quote Originally Posted by KartaAgotoB
    And of course, if they really want to get involved, they can fill a slot in the actual relay between New York and Los Angeles.
    Quite the logistics, timing is everything, so please get in touch as soon as possible.

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    Wow, what an annoying web site, flash crap, changing images, banners flashing across the map...when will people learn that simple is better.
    I do like the idea, wish it was going to be a little closer to me, don't think it'll be worth the Drive to STL or KC just to watch a car drive by.
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    Need for Cars-Indeed!

    Gumballers always say to the cops: 'It's not a race, it's a rally.' Now we must say: 'It's a relay not a rally...'
    We are lining up EVs of all shapes, sizes (and range) nose to tail across the country, as one runs out of juice we (hopefully) pull up alongside another at their charging bay and pass the torch, my only luggage should be a 2kva Honda suitcase! Spread the word. Cars needed! Karta

    Quote Originally Posted by rabar10 View Post
    If it's an EV relay, then it's multiple cars, each completing specific slots or stages. The need for guaranteed charging goes away, but the need for cars goes way up

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    Here is the exact schedule of locations, where most EVs are welcome to be on display and drive a portion of the rally, get in touch asap to book your slot:


    Location Car Display Location Hotel Date-ARRIVAL-Time Date-DEPARTURE-Time

    New York Times Square W Hotel 5/24/12 10am - 3pm 5/25/12 12 noon
    Niagara Skylon Tower na 5/25/12 7-10pm 5/25/12 8-11pm
    Toronto Cumberland Street Toronto Hyatt 5/25/12 10pm - 12:30 5/26/12 8-10am
    Detroit Gm Center na 5/26/12 11am-3pm 5/26/12 12 - 4pm
    Indianapolis Monument Circle IndY Hyatt 5/26/12 5pm - 9pm 5/27/12 7am
    Indy 500 Indi Motor Speedway IndY Hyatt 5/27/12 7:15am 5/28/12 10am
    St. Louis TBC na 5/28/12 1:30pm - 3pm 5/28/12 2:30pm - 4pm
    Kansas Hotel Car Park Intercontinental 5/28/12 6pm - 9pm 5/29/12 9am
    Topeka Heartland Racetrack na 5/29/12 11am - 12pm 5/29/12 2pm
    Amarillo Steak House na 5/29/12 4pm - 11pm 5/29/12 ~
    Santa Fe Santa Fe Plaza Inn @ Loretto 5/29/12 9pm - 1am 5/30/12 9am
    Grand Canyon GC National Park na 5/30/12 3pm - 5pm 5/30/12 330 - 530pm
    Las Vegas Hotel Car Park Cosmopolitan 5/30/12 6pm - 12am 5/31/12 1pm
    Death Valley Look Out Point na 5/31/12 3pm - 4pm 5/31/12 330 - 430pm
    Los Angeles Hotel Car Park The Roosevelt 5/31/12 7pm 5/31/12 9pm

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    Agree about the web site. Couldn't be worse. And the people pictured? Look more like escaped felons that EV owners

    Quote Originally Posted by efusco View Post
    Wow, what an annoying web site, flash crap, changing images, banners flashing across the map...when will people learn that simple is better.
    I do like the idea, wish it was going to be a little closer to me, don't think it'll be worth the Drive to STL or KC just to watch a car drive by.

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