Today was a great day for the maize and blue!
Quantum qualified in the top of the pack, placing 3rd overall. This is a very strong start to our goal of winning the Veolia World Solar Challenge. The top qualifying times are separated by only 0.8 seconds.
1st Twente (Dutch): 2:02.20
2nd Nuon (Dutch) : 2:02.50
3rd Michigan: 2:03.01
The exact starting time for tomorrow’s Veolia World Solar Challenge is determined by the qualifying position, with the leader starting exactly at 8:30 AM. The remaining teams will start in order of their qualifying position, staggered 1 minute apart.
We expect cloudy skies tomorrow which will make our race strategy critical to our winning potential. We hope you will follow along on our dedicated portal at www.umsolar.com/wsc and at the University of Michigan’s site http://solarcontrols.engin.umich.edu/ Live tracking, chat, and a constant stream of picture and updates will be available to bring the best of the challenge to the globe