Solar Car Competition Wraps Up in St. Paul
The University of Michigan has made it four wins in a row at the 2012 American Solar Challenge vehicle competition.
The university says its car the Quantum is the winner in the eight-day solar vehicle competition. The 1,650-milre event started July 14 in Rochester, N.Y., and ended Saturday in St. Paul, Minn.
The university says its car crossed the finish line about 2:30 p.m. CDT, with Iowa State University and Principia College coming in second and third. There were 18 teams in all.
Michigan has won the event seven times since it began in 1990.
The racers faced some bad weather conditions, including rain on the second and last days.
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