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Purdue’s 2nd Electric Vehicle Grand Prix to run April 30

WEST LAFAYETTE, Ind. — Purdue University’s second Electric Vehicle Grand Prix will feature an expanded field of karts and new battery technology. The evGrandPrix will begin at 1:00p on April 30th on the Purdue University Grand Prix track northwest of campus in West Lafayette. The event is a prelude to the inaugural Purdue Collegiate evGrandPrix, […]

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IUPUI’s Penix wins 54th Purdue Grand Prix

WEST LAFAYETTE, Ind. — Justin Penix of Indiana University-Purdue University Indianapolis won Sunday’s (April 17) rain-delayed 54th annual Purdue University Grand Prix, his second consecutive victory in the event. The race was held Sunday after rain postponed Saturday’s scheduled race. Penix started in second position and stayed there throughout most of the first half, trailing […]

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Grand Alternative offers substance-free Grand Prix entertainment

WEST LAFAYETTE, Ind. — Numerous substance-free activities will be offered through April 17 for Purdue students as part of the annual Grand Prix celebrations. Many campus organizations, offices and departments will participate in this year’s Grand Alternative, which will feature a wide range of events such as concerts, comedy shows, talent shows, sports, discussions and […]

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Purdue’s 54th Grand Prix set for April 16

WEST LAFAYETTE, Ind. — Purdue University’s 54th annual Grand Prix race will take place this coming Saturday (April 16). The race will be near the track at the corner of McCormick Road and Cherry Lane in West Lafayette. The event has two grand marshals, Sarah Fisher and Ed Carpenter, as part of the race’s new […]

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Spring Fest at Purdue is weekend of family fun for all ages

WEST LAFAYETTE, Ind. -– A Native American-inspired sculpture and a play featuring insect characters are among new activities for this year’s Spring Fest, a weekend family festival April 9-10 at Purdue University. “Spring Fest is an event for families to visit campus and enjoy educational activities from more than 30 colleges, departments and units at […]

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Hard work and ‘drive’ leads Iles to Grand Prix win

WEST LAFAYETTE, Ind. — Perseverance paid off for senior Travis Iles as he raced to the winner’s circle in Saturday’s (April 25) 52nd running of the Purdue University Grand Prix. Iles, an industrial management major from Mt. Vernon, Ill., moved into third by the 14th lap, worked his way into the lead by lap 40 […]

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