Tag: American Solar Challenge

Missouri S&T Solar Car team to race across the country

Posted by on July 18, 2016

A group of students from Missouri University of Science and Technology will race a solar-powered car approximately 1,800 miles against teams from around the nation in the American Solar Challenge, a competition for collegiate design teams.

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No. 1 in the sun: UMR’s Solar Car Team

Posted by on January 27, 2004

Last July, UMR’s Solar Car Team won the American Solar Challenge, a grueling, 2,300-mile trek along historic Route 66. UMR’s Solar Miner IV shattered solar racing records on its way to becoming the 2003 American Solar Challenge Champions. A chronicle of the trip, excerpted from the fall 2003 issue of UMR’s alumni magazine, the MSM-UMR […]

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UMR Solar Car Team: 2003 National Champions!

Posted by on July 13, 2003

The UMR Solar Car Team cruised into Claremont, Calif., on July 23 to capture the 2003 American Solar Challenge — the national championship of solar car racing.

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Solar car qualifies for race along "mother road"

Posted by on May 16, 2003

Nineteen University of Missouri-Rolla students will again get their kicks — and plenty of sunshine — along old U.S. Route 66 this summer when they again compete in the American Solar Challenge, a grueling 2,300-mile race along the historic "mother road" from Chicago to southern California.

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Solar Miner IV ready to roll

Posted by on March 17, 2003

It’s lighter, more aerodynamic and more energy efficient than the car that took second place in a national race two years ago, and members of the UMR Solar Car Team hope those qualities will make their newest solar-powered vehicle a national champion.

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