Solar Car Race

The University of Michigan's North American champion 2012 solar car.

Solar Car Powerhouse UM Gets Home Field Advantage In Upcoming American Race

Across eight states in eight days, the nation’s winningest solar car team from the University of Michigan will defend its title next month in the American Solar Challenge that includes an overnight stop in its hometown.

WWJ Newsradio 950–06/27/2012

University of Michigan solar car team race crew member Ethan Lardner works on Quantum during a control stop on a practice race in Australia. Credit: Evan Dougherty

Countdown: America’s No. 1 Solar Car Ready To Race The World

With a cutting-edge solar car, an advanced strategy and an intrepid 16-student race crew, the University of Michigan’s national champion solar car team is ready for the upcoming World Solar Challenge.

WWJ Newsradio 950–10/11/2011