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All that remains is the final leg on Monday from La Crosse to Minneapolis…approx 150 miles…its been quite a journey!
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July 8, 2014
The Principia solar car is coming to Austin—with many opportunities for you to meet the team and see the brand new car, Ra 9! Join us to cheer them on as they prepare for the American Solar Challenge race from Austin to Minneapolis.
Schedule of Events
- Sunday, July 13—Join the team at First Church, Austin, for a pizza lunch at noon. After lunch the team will share how a small liberal arts college competes so successfully with some of the top engineering schools in the country.
- Monday, July 14—Solar car team advisor Steve Shedd will speak at the Rotary Luncheon at noon. The luncheon will be held at The Crown Plaza Hotel at the NE corner of the intersection of IH-35 and US 290. RSVP by Friday, July 11, to Dayle Baldauf at firstname.lastname@example.org or 512.467.8775. The cost for the lunch is $16.
- Thursday, July 17 through Saturday, July 19—Formula Sun Grand Prix at the Circuit of the Americas. Come down to the track to hang out with the team and see the car race in the qualifying rounds for the American Solar Challenge. The team will be racing each day, 9–5 p.m.
- Monday, July 21—The race begins! Join the Principia Club at the start line at UT Austin at the Texas Memorial Stadium. The race will begin at 9 a.m. Wear your gold and blue, and cheer for the team as they take off for the 1,700-mile race to Minneapolis.
We look forward to seeing you as we welcome the solar car team to Austin and help send them on their way!