2005 - 2006 Campaigns

Aurora's Campaigns from 2005 to 2006

World Solar Challenge 2005

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2005 World Solar Challenge
Darwin > Adelaide 25th September - 2 October 2005 

Darwin, Sunday 25 September 2005 will see the start of the epic 3010km 'world championship' for solar powered cars - read thepress release

Sun 18th September

Imagine twenty seven degrees in Darwin. Hard to believe, but that was it on Sunday morning...

Mon 19th September
Another lovely mild day in Darwin...
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Tues 20th September
We had a slow morning, mainly because we were all up until 2 am
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Wed 21th September
We started early. Well, not too early. Although we had a genuine early night...
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Thu 22nd September
Today saw the commencement of the first official activities of the 2005 Panasonic World Solar Challenge...
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Fri 23th September
Remarkably, the whole Aurora team was ready early. We had an appointment...
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Sat 24th September
Action day. It was time to determine grid positions...
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Sun 25th September
Finally, 25 September 2005, race day...
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Mon 26th September
Our campsite for the first night was a strip of red dusty road...
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Tue 27th September
After some late night work on the motor controller, we were ready to face another day...
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Thu 29th September
The weather forecasts were all bad. In fact, we had very little charge on the evening of the third day...
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