Race Start

The Formula Sun Grand Prix started at 8:00 AM this morning. Our second place drag results qualified us for a second place starting position. Borealis II took off without an issue and started churning out laps taking an early lead.

Borealis II was the last car to pull into pit after the race started (that's a good thing!). We drove until our tires were nearly worn out and then pulled in to change drivers and tires. We had a sub 5 minute pit stop and the car was back out on the track.

The day ended with the University of Minnesota just 2 laps behind race leader, Missouri-Rolla. Borealis II completed 139 laps, about 291.9 miles. The evening charging period was fairly cloudy, so not much power was stored, but the morning looks to be quite sunny.

May 19, 2004



 Karen Meinz
Thanks for the photos and movies!
It's great to see and keep updated on the race and all the activities.
Karen Meinz (Peter's Mom)

Posted by: Karen Meinz | May 19, 2004 at 10:54 PM

 The Blee family
Great photos and good luck!
The Blee family

Posted by: The Blee family | May 19, 2004 at 10:59 PM

 a Wisconsin fan
You've got people in Wisconsin cheering for you too !! Keep up the good work.

Posted by: a Wisconsin fan | May 19, 2004 at 08:54 PM

 Kevin Grotheim
Go Golphers Go!! Great job UMNSVP!

Posted by: Kevin Grotheim | May 19, 2004 at 09:07 PM

 Kathy Hrpcek
It's great to see the photos -- keep them coming. -- Adam's mom

Posted by: Kathy Hrpcek | May 19, 2004 at 11:03 PM

 Joshua Sinykin
In the words of FISHER, GO FASTER !!!! :)

Posted by: Joshua Sinykin | May 20, 2004 at 01:04 PM