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U-M's Solar Car Team finishes 9th in World Solar Challenge

It was a heartbreaker for U-M's solar car team. One of the most decorated teams of its kind in the United States -the team has finished third in five of the challenges- the team's solar-powered roadster struggled to make a comeback after a crash during its crossing of the Australian Outback.
"“Everything happened pretty quickly, but I heard the driver over the radio say that he was fine so that gave me some relief,” Chudler says. “I'm really impressed with how our team rallied after the crash. The damage to the car was definitely not insignificant, but we were able to fix it up overnight and get the car safe and ready to drive the next morning. It was a whole-team effort and everyone performed remarkably.”"
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