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UM Solar Car Movie: World Premiere of ‘Racing With the Sun’

A new 30-minute documentary offers a vivid, close-up look at the University of Michigan’s solar car team at the World Solar Challenge in Australia last October.

WWJ Newsradio 950–02/06/2012

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

Michigan Solar Car Team Places Third In The World

Through a smoldering brush fire, past wind-shearing road trains, across the Australian continent, the University of Michigan’s Quantum was the first American car to finish the World Solar Challenge Thursday.

WWJ Newsradio 950–10/20/2011

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

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Solar Car Quantum To Tour Michigan In Ultimate Road Test

The national champion solar car team will soon put its 2011 car and crew to the toughest test before the October World Solar Challenge. On Saturday, the University of Michigan team will embark on a 1,000-mile, four-day “mock race” that will ring the state’s Lower Peninsula.

WWJ Newsradio 950–07/12/2011

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UM National Champion Solar Car Team Introduces 2011 Model, ‘Quantum’

With its sleek 2011 car Quantum now built and ready for testing, the University of Michigan’s No. 1 solar car team in America is preparing to take on the world.

04/14/2011

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