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    Solar Car Challenge 2016

    Discussing the 2016 Solar Car Challenge with Dr. Lehman Marks, Solar Car Challenge Foundation President and Event Director, and Taylor Davis, Assistant to the Event Director for the Teams. (Published Monday, June 27, 2016)

    NBC 5 and the Solar Car Challenge Foundation invite you to come out and see this year’s team of students and their solar cars on Wednesday, July 13, at Texas Motor Speedway in Fort Worth. You do not want to miss seeing these incredible cars before they race their way to Minneapolis!

    The Solar Car Challenge is a cross country event beginning Sunday, July 17, at the Northwest ISD Administration building just west of Texas Motor Speedway. The race ends Saturday, July 23, at Seagate Technologies in Shakopee, Minnesota.

    The 2016 Race will feature a new racing division: the Electric-Solar Powered Car.  This division features a two-passenger electric car powered by permanent charging stations and brings “realism” to solar car racing!

    The Solar Car Challenge is designed to motivate students in science, engineering and alternative energy. Students learn how to design, engineer, build and race roadworthy solar cars. Workshops, curriculum materials and on-site visits help support the teams.

    For more information about the Solar Car Challenge and the 2016 route, visit www.solarcarchallenge.org.

    Solar Car Challenge 2016

    Come Out and View the Solar Cars!
    Wednesday, July 13
    2:00 p.m. - 4:00 p.m.
    Texas Motor Speedway
    3545 Lone Star Cir
    Fort Worth, TX 76177

    Don’t miss the Race!
    Starts Sunday, July 17
    9:00 a.m.
    Northwest ISD Administration Building
    2001 TX-114
    Fort Worth, TX 76102
    Ends in Shakopee, MN

    For More Information: www.solarcarchallenge.org