WMU News

Sunseeker finishes 23rd in longest solar race ever

July 26, 2001

Sunseeker Web site

CLAREMONT, Calif. -- Official American Solar Challenge race results were posted at 6 p.m. (PDT) on Wednesday, July 25. Western Michigan University's Sunseeker 295 finished in 23rd place overall and fifth in the stock class, completing the 2,300-mile course in just over 125 hours.

The top three finishers in the race were the University of Michigan, the University of Missouri-Rolla and the University of Waterloo.

For more information, visit the Web sites for WMU Sunseeker or the American Solar Challenge.

Media contact: Cheryl Roland, 616 387-8400, cheryl.roland@wmich.edu

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