CalSol Registers for 2011 World Solar Challenge

Hilary Shi // // No Comments
Taken from WSC's main site

2011 WSC Race Route (http://www.worldsolarchallenge.org/home/route)

As of March 1st, CalSol has officially registered to compete in the 2011 World Solar Challenge in Australia!

This event will take place in October of 2011, where teams will start in Darwin. After a careful week-long scrutineering process that assesses the safety and functionality of the car, teams will be allowed to make their way on public highways South towards the final destination, Adelaide. The race will cover over 3000km (1890 miles) over the course of seven days and traces a route from the northern tip of Australia to the southern tip.

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PLAYgreen 2011

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Public showcase on Spoul Plaza

CalSol displayed GoldRush last Friday at the 2011 PLAYgreen Festival at UC Berkeley. Our team members informed festival attendees and passersby of the team’s efforts and goals. CalSol attracted attention from all types of people, including event staff, police officers and prospective students and parents. Based on feedback from attendees, the team did a great job engaging people and answering their questions. CalSol increased PLAYgreen’s presence by showcasing our old solar car and having fun. After showing GoldRush at PLAYgreen, we cannot wait to unveil Impulse.

GoldRush in front of the PLAYgreen Festival

GoldRush in front of the PLAYgreen Festival

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