Tuesday, June 10, 2008
The 2008 North American Solar Challenge will be held July 13-22. The 2008 North American Solar Challenge is a competition for students and engineers to design, build and race solar-powered cars in a 2400-mile cross-country event. This year's vehicles leave Plano TX on July 13 and will pass through Oklahoma, Kansas, Missouri, Nebraska, South Dakota, North Dakota, Manitoba, and Saskatchewan, before finishing in Calgary AB around July 22. There are currently 26 team vehicles entered in the Challenge. The event is sponsored by Toyota and Crowder College.