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2010 American Solar Challenge Road Race Underway

22 Jun 2010 12:04 PM | Michelle Hickey

Sunseeker, Western Michigan University's solar car                  Special to the Gazette/John A Lacko

On Saturday, solar-powered vehicles took off at noon from Broken Arrow, Oklahoma, en route to the Chicago suburb of Naperville. ASC is a competition where students design, build and drive solar-powered vehicles in a rally event. This year’s event marks the 20th anniversary of the ASC.


In an effort to promote a greater understanding of solar energy technology, this hands-on competition provides the opportunity for students to “develop and demonstrate their technical and creative abilities” while learning about the benefits of solar power. (more)


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