[Oeva-list] OSU solar car race

Gary Graunke gary at whitecape.org
Wed Jul 2 17:12:38 PDT 2008


The OSU solar race team is in the METRO (C1) section of the Oregonian 
today....

Gary

Theoldcars at aol.com wrote:
> West Hills Carstar painted the OSU solar car as a donation to the cause.
>  
> We also loaned the battery pack they are using of A123 batteries. I 
> wish we could help them out more.
>  
> I think it is great that we have an entry from Oregon. I think they 
> are the only one from the Northwest.
>  
> They are under the gun to get it done in time. I hope they do well.
>  
> Don Blazer
>  
> In a message dated 7/2/2008 12:33:44 A.M. Pacific Standard Time, 
> oeva-list-request at oeva.org writes:
>
>     Message: 1
>     Date: Mon, 30 Jun 2008 18:35:53 -0700
>     From: Gary Graunke <gary at whitecape.org>
>     Subject: [Oeva-list] [Fwd: OSU's Solar Car Pictures and Status!]
>     To: OEVA <oeva-list at oeva.org>
>     Message-ID: <486989F9.3020608 at whitecape.org>
>     Content-Type: text/plain; charset=ISO-8859-1; format=flowed
>
>     Several of us have chipped (money and other help) in already for
>     the OSU
>     solar racing team.
>     We sometimes have supported OSU racing teams in the past, but not
>     so far
>     this year.
>
>     Gary
>
>     Hello everyone,
>
>
>
>     This is just a quick note to let everyone know that we have the solar
>     car up and running!  I have attached pictures to this email so you
>     can
>     all see how beautiful it has turned out.  We will be leaving for our
>     first race tomorrow: the 2008 North American Solar Challenge
>     (www.americansolarchallengeorg
>     <http://www.americansolarchallenge.org>).  The race is from
>     Dallas, TX
>     to Calgary, Alberta from July 13^th to July 22^nd .  We have 10
>     days to
>     drive 2400 miles.
>
>
>
>     Our team is still in need of funding.  We are preparing to spend
>     about
>     $5,000 in gas for the support vehicles and still have more charges on
>     top of that for food and any unanticipated spare parts for the
>     car.  If
>     you or anyone you know is able to fund this project, please let us
>     know.  You can send an email to OSUSVT at gmail.com
>     <mailto:OSUSVT at gmail.com> and mail checks to:
>
>
>
>     OSU Solar Vehicle Team
>
>     103 Memorial Union Box #492
>
>     Oregon State University
>
>     Corvallis, OR 97331
>
>
>
>     We appreciate all of the help and support that we have received
>     from the
>     community and industry.  Thank you all!
>
>
>
>     Sincerely,
>
>
>
>     Kathy VanWormer
>
>     Co-Captain
>
>     OSUSVT
>
>
>
>
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