Infinium Finishes 3rd in the World Solar Challenge!

Posted Wed, 10/28/2009 – 10:58pm by Steven Durbin
Infinium has successfully completed the World Solar Challenge finishing in third place! This finish ties the 1990, 2001 and 2005 teams for the best placing by Michigan. The team crossed the finish line in Adelaide this evening, cruising in at almost 110kph.

Infinium Wins Technical Innovation Award!

Posted Thu, 11/05/2009 – 2:35am by jfed
At Sunday’s awards ceremony, in addition to the team’s successful 3rd place finish in the 2009 World Solar Challenge, the team also received the Technical Innovation Award. The award is presented by the Australian Research Institute CSIRO, and is awarded to the team that pushes the envelope with regards to ingenuity in the development and racing strategies of a solar vehicle. We are proud of Infinium’s many technological advances in our A123 Systems LiFePO4 batteries, sophisticated race strategy software suite, iPhone telemetry application, and especially lower surface concentrator system.

Editor’s Note: PressurePro Sensors were also used to monitor tire pressures on the Solar Car during the race.

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