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6:07 am
Tue July 29, 2014

WMU's Sunseeker Finishes 7th in Solar Car Challenge

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Credit Western Michigan University

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

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SW Michigan
5:26 pm
Fri July 25, 2014

WMU Solar Car Races Toward Nebraska

WMU's current Sunseeker solar car
Credit 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.

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SW Michigan
5:19 pm
Mon July 21, 2014

WMU Solar Car Ties for 3rd in Formula Sun, Races On

Western Michigan University's Sunseeker solar car.
Credit 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.

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