CIRCUIT OF THE AMERICAS™ HOSTS SPECIAL TOUR FOR 2013 ECOCAR2 COMPETITORS
Circuit of The Americas will host college students competing in the EcoCAR2 program during a special visit to the new premium motorsports and entertainment venue on Jan. 27, 2013. The students will be in Austin, Texas, for the EcoCAR2 2013 Winter Workshop, set for Jan. 23-27. During their Circuit visit, students will tour of the facility and participate in demonstrations of upcoming EcoCAR competition events, such as emissions testing, vehicle energy consumption, and drive quality.
The EcoCAR program is a one-of-a-kind, three-year collegiate engineering competition involving elite student teams from 15 universities in the United States and Canada. The program, which focuses on science, technology, engineering and math education, offers students hands-on, real-world experience designing more efficient and environmentally friendly fuel systems for commercial automobiles.