The University of Wisconsin, Madison team won first place overall
shown here receiving the trophy from Bill Manson of the International
Snowmobile Manufacturers Association
The Michigan Tech team won second
place overall. Jim Evanoff, superintendent of Yellowstone National
Park and Phyllis Green superintendent of Isle Royale National Park
resented the award.
Third Place was won by the University of Maine team and presented
by Jim Duke (right) of the American Council of Snowmobile Associations.
Fourth Place was won by the State University of New York, Buffalo
team and presented by Jay Meldrum of Keweenaw Researxch Center (right)
for Thermoanalytics, Inc.
Fifth Place was won by the Clarkson University team and presented
by Dale Wiza of the Milwaukee Chapter of SAE.
Maine tied with the University of Wisconsin at Platteville for the
Emitec Award for Best Value and University of Wisconsin at Platteville
won the International Engineering and Manufacturing Braking Award
Waterloo received the Founders' Trophy for Most Sportsmanlike Conduct
named for Lori Fussell and Bill Paddleford, SAE CSC founders
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"We want to thank all the snowmobile industry
participants and the snowmobile organizations and all
of the volunteers for their generous support of the
2004 SAE Clean Snowmobile Challenge events at
- From the Department of Mechanical
Mechanics and Keweenaw Research Center
of SAE Duane Tiede (left) presents a plaque to Michigan Tech
ME-EM chair Bill Predebon in recognition for hosting the event,
Looking on is Bob Sechler, manager of Educational Relations,
SAE, with Jay Meldrum of KRC.
of SAE Duane Tiede presents the 'Best Design' trophy to University
of Wisconsin- Madison team.
Army TACOM/National Automotive Center Center Award for Best
Handling was presented by Dan Kedziorek (left) to Ecole de Technologie
Superieure, Montreal. They also won the Dana Long Manufacturing
Award for Best Acceleration.
of PCB Piezoelectronic presents the Quiestest Snowmobile award
to Michigan Tech team.
Award for Best Fuel Economy went to the University of Maine
team, presented by Bob Patzelt (left) and Jennifer Borchardt
of Gage Products.
||All 5 of
the teams that completed the 89 mile endurance run to Copper
Harbor received an award from Rick Brown president of the Michigan
14 teams also received a plaque as participants in the 2004
Clean Snowmobile Challenge, present by Michigan tech Vice President
Dave Reed, ME-EM Chair Bill Predebon and MTU professor William
Shapton of the MTU SAE chapter.
|| Best Performance
award presented to Michigan Tech by Dick Locke of Land and Sea,
MTU also won the Blue Ribbon Coalition Award for Most Practical
Engineering, Inc. and Horiba Instruments Inc., Award for Lowest
Emissions presented by Don Apple (left) of Lotus Engineering
to State University of New York, Buffalo team.