The 2005 Grand Challenge course will involve 175 miles of rugged
terrain in the California/Nevada desert. The general location will
be announced as the Oct 8, 2005 event nears, and the exact course
waypoints will be released just 2 hours prior to the race.
The 1st Grand Challenge was held on March 13, 2004
on a 143 mile course across the Mojave desert. The
course featured some of the most rugged terrain in
In May of 2004, Autonomous Vehicle Systems traveled
much of the 2004 course. You can see photos of this
trip in our Photo Gallery.