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07/15/04

Solar Team Coming Home

Biloxi High's solar car race team will head home Thursday from Forth Worth, Texas.

After four days of competion in the Dell-Winston Solar Cup Challenge, Biloxi High placed fourth out of twelve teams. Their "Indian Racer" solar car reached a top speed of 21.6 miles per hour.

The students spent a year building the solar powered vehicle. The "Indian Racer" went 34 laps around the Texas Motor Speedway.

The first place team from Dallas completed 90 laps.

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