Tuesday October 10, 2017
07:11 PM GMT+8

Advertisement

More stories

Members of the University of New South Wales Sunswift team work with their new car ‘Violet’ during testing in Penrith western Sydney, Australia, in this picture taken September 1, 2017 and distributed to Reuters September 20, 2017. — Quentin Jones/UNSW handout pic via ReutersMembers of the University of New South Wales Sunswift team work with their new car ‘Violet’ during testing in Penrith western Sydney, Australia, in this picture taken September 1, 2017 and distributed to Reuters September 20, 2017. — Quentin Jones/UNSW handout pic via ReutersSYDNEY, Oct 10 — Dutch Team, Nuon Solar’s ‘Nuna 9’ kept the lead today ahead of University of Michigan’s ‘Novum’ on day three of the World Solar Challenge across the Australian outback.

Earlier in the day, Japan’s Team Tokai was overtaken, first by Team Michigan who moved into second position and then by another Dutch Team, Twente’s ‘Red Shift’, who shifted into third place.

The race from the northern city of Darwin to the southern city of Adelaide is expected to take a week for the cars racing at speeds of 90-100 kmh (55-62 mph) powered only by the sun.

The fastest time was achieved by Japan’s Tokai University in 2009, completing the trans-continental race in only 29 hours and 49 minutes. — Reuters

Trending Videos

Trending Videos

Advertisement

MMO Instagram

Tweets by @themmailonline