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  • Day 5

    by Bethanie Wold | Oct 22, 2015
    Another day on the road once again.
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  • Day Four

    by Bethanie Wold | Oct 21, 2015
    We are officially back in South Australia! It was a long drive today from Alice Springs all the way down to Coober Pedy.
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  • Day Three

    by Bethanie Wold | Oct 20, 2015
    Today we traveled from Tennant Creek through the check point in Burrow Creek and down to Alice Springs.
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  • Day Two

    by Bethanie Wold | Oct 19, 2015
    Big day driving today. The car was on the road for a few hours before we ran out of juice.
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  • Day One

    by Bethanie Wold | Oct 18, 2015
    Today was the day we have all been working towards, the start of the Bridgestone World Solar Challenge.
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  • One Day to Go!

    by Bethanie Wold | Oct 17, 2015
    An early start for dynamic scrutineering. Not long now!
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  • First run of the Hidden Valley track

    by Bethanie Wold | Oct 14, 2015
    The team had an early start this morning with our first run of the Hidden Valley track at 8am. Following a morning of testing we then headed over to the Darwin Showgrounds for scrutineering at noon.
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  • Darwin Monday

    by Mark Ready | Oct 12, 2015
    Last nights work pays off
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  • Sunday Darwin

    by Mark Ready | Oct 12, 2015
    6 days to go!
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  • Saturday Darwin

    by Mark Ready | Oct 11, 2015
    B group arrives
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  • Darwin Thursday

    by Mark Ready | Oct 09, 2015
    As more arrive, teams are working together to overcome issues before they hit the road
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  • The Team has departed

    by Melissa Huikeshoven | Oct 08, 2015
    The rest of the team is finally making their way to Darwin and are all very excited for the 2015 Bridgestone World Solar Challenge.
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  • At the pits Wednesday

    by Mark Ready | Oct 07, 2015
    The atmosphere is starting to buzz as more teams roll in.
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  • Darwin Tuesday

    by Mark Ready | Oct 06, 2015
    A few fixes required to camp gear after last night's downpour.
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  • Downpour in Darwin

    by Mark Ready | Oct 06, 2015
    Down comes the rain...
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  • Contacts in Camp

    by Mark Ready | Oct 05, 2015
    We've enjoyed meeting folks in camp.
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  • Darwin!

    by Mark Ready | Oct 05, 2015
    Arrived with Solar Spirit and made camp.
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  • Heading North

    by Mark Ready | Oct 02, 2015
    Mark's first roadside post.
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  • The Advance Party has departed, let the adventure begin

    by Melissa Huikeshoven | Oct 02, 2015
    The Advance Party of the TAFE SA Solar Car team departed Regency Campus of TAFE SA on Wednesday morning, reaching their first overnight stop at Coober Pedy.
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  • Sunday - Parade in Adelaide

    by Mark Ready | Oct 14, 2013
    SolarSpirit team TAFE SA Redarc proudly paraded through Adelaide streets on Sunday with 40 other solar cars from all over the globe in a fitting farewell to the 2013 competition.
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