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Japanese team wins solar race by half an hour

Oct 20, 2011 | Discuss

Japanese team wins solar race by half an hour

A car from from Tokai University in Japan has won the 2011 World Solar Challenge. The car crossed the finish line in Adelaide shortly after 1 pm Northern Territory time, with the Netherlands Nuon team only half an  hour or so behind it. Thirty-seven vehicles competed in the 3,000 kilometres race from Darwin, although one withdrew in Tennant Creek after its engine caught fire. The race was disrupted by bushfires and smoke across the Stuart Highway  in Central Australia. One report indicated Au...Read more