The Cambridge team has withdrawn from the competition
They're not happy with stability problems that have emerged in testing since since the crash.
Fancied teams have been shaded by dark horse entries at the time trial prologue to the 2013 World Solar Challenge. Professor John Storey, the event's Chief Scientist, told The Reg the USA's University of Michigan, Japan's Tokai University, Italy's Onda Solare and Sweden's Jönköping University as teams to watch. Yet None …
No matter your stance on environmental stuff, this can only be a good thing... not wasting all of that power blowing at us from the sun and using limited, costly, fossil stuff just makes sense.... (presuming of course its still neutral or better after creating the solar cells is factored in)
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