Formula Sun Grand Prix Featured in Translogic (w/video)

JUL 27 2013 BY MARK KANE

ormula Sun Grand Prix 2013

Formula Sun Grand Prix 2013

Translogic recently featured the Formula Sun Grand Prix on the Circuit Of The Americas in Austin, Texas held June 24 –  June 29.

Electric vehicles, powered by the sun, competed the see which one could go further and faster.

According to organizers, the last FSGP was the closest one ever, with the top three teams just 1 lap apart after three long days of racing.

Results (full list):

1. Oregon State – 193 laps (661 mi)
2. Illinois State – 192 laps (658 mi)
3. Iowa State – 191 laps (654 mi)

The event drew record crowds (estimated at 1,600) for a Formula Sun track event.

Special thanks to those in attendance who endured high ambient temperatures of 108 degrees F and sweltering track temperatures exceeding 140 degrees F.

 

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