Jul 31, 2012 09:18 EDT UM solar team from University of Michigan in July 2012 won their 7th National Championship and 4th consecutive victory. The team competed with their TeXtreme® featured car Quantum which was also used in the latest World Solar Challenge (WSC) in Australia.
Two spots on the podium for TeXtreme® in World Solar ChallengeOct 26, 2011 03:17 EDT
In the recently finished World Solar Challenge that took place through the Australian Outback two teams, Nuon Solar Team and UM Solar, using TeXtreme® Spread Tow Reinforcements reached the podium.
Nuon Solar Team from Delft University finished second and University of Michigan based UM Solar finished in third position in the 2011 competitions.
It was a very tight race with the top three teams finishing within three hours time, Nuon Solar Team and UM Solar slightly after Japan based team Tokai from Tokai University.
Tokai University’s car Tokai Challenger travelled 2998 km in 32 hours and 45 minutes with an average speed of 91.54 km/h.
Nuon Solar Teams car Nuna 6 travelled 2998 km in 33 hours and 50 minutes with an average speed of 88.60 km/h.
UM Solar’s car Quantum travelled the same stretch on 2998 km in 35 hours 33 minutes with an average speed of 84.33 km/h.
Big congratulations to the teams from Oxeon!
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