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Western Michigan University

Western Michigan University's Sunseeker has finished seventh in this year's solar car race from Austin, Texas to Minneapolis, Minnesota. 

Western Michigan University

Western Michigan University’s Sunseeker solar car has finished seventh in stage two of the American Solar Challenge. It's currently en route to Omaha, Nebraska from Kansas, as part of the more than 1700-mile race that began in Austin, Texas and will end in Minneapolis, Minnesota.

Sunseeker, which is built, driven and maintained by WMU engineering students, finished eighth in the race's first stage.

Western Michigan University

Western Michigan University’s Sunseeker solar car tied for third place in the Formula Sun Grand Prix in Austin, Texas last weekend. And the engineering students on the Sunseeker team aren’t done yet.

Starting July 21 they'll race the car against other college teams in the American Solar Challenge. That takes the Sunseeker on a more than 1700-mile course to Minneapolis.