2015 Australian human powered vehicle season

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The 2015 Australian human powered vehicle season began on the 28 February with the first round of the Victorian HPV Series at Casey Fields and concludes with the RACV Energy Breakthrough series at Maryborough, Victoria.

Australia is the world leader in Human powered vehicle (Velomobile) racing.[citation needed]

Season calendar[edit]

Race Competition State Date Duration Entries Outright HPV Winner
Casey Fields Victorian HPV Series Victoria (Australia) Victoria 28 February 6 hours 68 Platt Racing [1]
Wonthaggi Victorian HPV Series Victoria (Australia) Victoria 20–22 March 24 hours Platt Racing [2]
Loxton Australian HPV Super Series South Australia South Australia 2–3 May 6 hours 82 EDEC Trisled [3]
Victoria Park Australian HPV Super Series South Australia South Australia 13–14 June 6 hours [4]
Victoria Park Australian HPV Super Series South Australia South Australia 25–26 June 6 hours [5]
Busselton Australian HPV Super Series Western Australia Western Australia 8–9 August 6 hours [6]
Bendigo Victorian HPV Series Victoria (Australia) Victoria 22 August 10 hours [7]
Maryborough RACQ Energy Breakthrough Queensland Queensland 12–13 September 24 hours [8]
Murray Bridge Australian HPV Super Series South Australia South Australia 19–20 September 24 hours [9]
Casey Fields Victorian HPV Series Victoria (Australia) Victoria 10 October 6 hours [10]
Maryborough RACV Energy Breakthrough Victoria (Australia) Victoria 19–22 November 24 hours [11]

Season review[edit]

After dominating the first two races of the 2015 season Platt Racing amicably disbanded. Some riders are continuing on in other teams whilst others have retired.

References[edit]

  1. ^ http://www.cyclesportnews.com/index.php?option=com_content&view=article&id=2952:human-powered-vehicle-report-casey-fields&catid=17&Itemid=101
  2. ^ "Events Calendar". RACV Energy Breakthrough.
  3. ^ "2015 List of Events". Australian HPV Super Series. Archived from the original on 2006-08-19.
  4. ^ "2015 List of Events". Australian HPV Super Series. Archived from the original on 2006-08-19.
  5. ^ "2015 List of Events". Australian HPV Super Series. Archived from the original on 2006-08-19.
  6. ^ "2015 List of Events". Australian HPV Super Series. Archived from the original on 2006-08-19.
  7. ^ http://bendigoeevhpv.wix.com/grandprix
  8. ^ http://www.technologychallenge.com.au
  9. ^ "2015 List of Events". Australian HPV Super Series. Archived from the original on 2006-08-19.
  10. ^ "1 – 2015 Victorian HPV Series". Casey–Cardinia HPV and Cycling Club. Archived from the original on 2015-02-26.
  11. ^ "RACV Energy Breakthrough Homepage". RACV Energy Breakthrough.