We managed to put in the required laps to qualify for the North American Solar Challenge 2005! Beam Machine has been running strong and we hope to put down more laps tomorrow.

Scrutineering Passed

We’ve made it through scrutineering at Topeka and Beam Machine should be hitting the track tomorrow!

Arriving in Topeka

Team CalSol has made it in one piece to Heartland Park in Topeka, KS for the Formula Sun Grand Prix 2005. More updates will follow.

The Solar Car in Motion

We got the chance to take some video of our car in motion. Check it out!

Finishing the Chassis

Our chassis is nearly complete and the suspension has been test fitted. Check out the photo gallery.

Fairing Progress

Check out the progress we made last month on constructing wheel fairings and suspension tuning in the photo gallery!

Intel Sponsors CalSol

Intel has become our newest sponsor, donating two Latitude D600 notebooks to CalSol!  The machines will be used to develop firmware for our newest vehicle and track telemetry and simulation data during ASC2005.  Thank you for your generous support Intel!

New Semester

The first meeting of the semester will be held in 531 Cory on Wednesday, January 19 at 6:00pm. Also, we’ve finished welding the chassis and are nearing completion of the suspension. Check out the pictures of suspension machining, chassis completion and telemetry system in the photo gallery.

New Chassis Assembly

We’ve been working on assembling the new chassis lately. Check out the photo gallery. We’ve also made progress on the shells and suspension. More photos will be posted soon.

R-Electric Car Company

CalSol would like to welcome its newest sponsor, R-Electric Car Company, a subsidiary of Whistler Investments.