Civil & Evironmental Engineering

MSU Solar Car Team Competes for First Time Ever in Cross-Country Challenge

MSU team wins slalom event with fastest time of 9.3 seconds during American Solar Challenge

July 18, 2012

MSU solar carFor the first time in university history, a Michigan State University team competed in the American Solar Challenge (ASC) cross-country race.

The ASC, which is held biennially, is a competition in which collegiate teams design, build, and race solar-powered cars in a cross-country event. The Formula Sun Grand Prix (FSGP), held annually, is a three-day track racing event and qualifier for the ASC.