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Saturday, October 13, 2007

SolarFox: First tests in the sun

With SolarFox reassembled, the team got down to some tests. Using the new lightweight "anti-slop" bearing housings, speeds were gradually increased up to a giddy 90km/h.

Despite their hard work, the team still had time to collect video footage of the car. Here is SolarFox leaving the pit garage:

Here is SolarFox on track at Hidden Valley:

Speed trials, reliability testing and system fine tuning will continue as the team work towards scrutineering this Friday when they will be told whether they pass the regulations to enter the race.