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Why solar racing is a brain sport

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Weather boffins take over as solar race team leaders, says founder of the race, Hans Tholstrup (pictured), who is in Alice Springs. ERWIN CHLANDA reports.


Clouds for Solar Challenge – but they have a silver lining

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Rain and clouds but the cars in the 2017 Solar Challenge – arguably the most efficient electric vehicles in the world – are pushing ahead nevertheless. The Australian Clenergy Team Arrow (pictured) will spend the night in Alice Springs but the leader is between Alice and Kulgera on Day Three.


Definitely starting to look like a car




Solar racers due in Alice any time now.


Car from rainy Holland heads up sun powered race

The Dutch Nuon Solar Team from the Delft University of Technology was the first through Kulgera today at 12:53pm, 20 minutes ahead of the Tokai University entrant, from  Japan. Late yesterday afternoon entrants made camp at Traeger Park in Alice Springs (pictured), doing some urgent repairs and soaking up the day's last sunrays to top up their batteries.

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