World Solar Challenge 2013 in Australia


In this photo taken on Tuesday, Oct. 8, 2013, The Indupol One of the Belgian solar team rides across a desert, 285 kilometers South of Alice Springs, Australia. The solar challenge race, lasting for seven days, will take 43 participants over 3,021 kilometers before ending on Sunday, Oct 13. (AP Photo/Geert Vanden Wijngaert)


Arrow1 from Team Arrow, Associated with Queensland University of Technology in Australia pulls out from their overnight camping spot to begin racing on Day 4 on October 9, 2013 between Alice Springs and Kulgera, Australia. Over 25 teams from across the globe are competing in the 2013 World Solar Challenge – a 3000 km solar-powered vehicle race between Darwin and Adelaide. The race began on October 6th with the first car expected to cross the finish line on October 10th. (Photo by Mark Kolbe/Getty Images)


Cameron Tuesley from Team Arrow, Associated with Queensland University of Technology in Australia makes alterations to their car Arrow1 before racing on Day 4 on October 9, 2013 between Alice Springs and Kulgera, Australia. (Photo by Mark Kolbe/Getty Images)


The SER-2 of the Swiss solar energy race team charges its battery pack during a control stop in Coober Pedy, Australia, on Wednesday Oct. 9, 2013. The solar challenge race, lasting for seven days, will take 43 participants over 3,021 kilometers before ending on Sunday, Oct 13. (AP Photo/Geert Vanden Wijngaert)


Flies are seen on an observer’s back during racing on Day 4 on October 9, 2013 between Alice Springs and Kulgera, Australia. (Photo by Mark Kolbe/Getty Images)


In this photo taken on Tuesday, Oct. 8, 2013, the Indupol One of the Belgian solar team leaves a control stop in Ti Tree, 191 kilometers North of Alice Springs, Australia. (AP Photo/Geert Vanden Wijngaert)


In this photo taken on Tuesday, Oct. 8, 2013, the Indupol One of the Belgian solar team drives across a desert North of Alice Springs, Australia. (AP Photo/Geert Vanden Wijngaert)


A team member of Arrow1 from Team Arrow, Associated with Queensland University of Technology in Australia stretches as the sun rises before racing on Day 4 on October 9, 2013 between Alice Springs and Kulgera, Australia. (Photo by Mark Kolbe/Getty Images)


The team of Arrow1 from Team Arrow, Associated with Queensland University of Technology in Australia position the car in the pre-dawn light to catch the sunrise light before racing on Day 4 on October 9, 2013 between Alice Springs and Kulgera, Australia. (Photo by Mark Kolbe/Getty Images)


The team of Arrow1 from Team Arrow, Associated with Queensland University of Technology in Australia prepare to position the car in the pre-dawn light to catch the sunrise light before racing on Day 4 on October 9, 2013 between Alice Springs and Kulgera, Australia. (Photo by Mark Kolbe/Getty Images)


A general view of Arrow1 from Team Arrow, Associated with Queensland University of Technology in Australia is seen in the pre-dawn light before racing on Day 4 on October 9, 2013 between Alice Springs and Kulgera, Australia. (Photo by Mark Kolbe/Getty Images)


A general view of the camp of Team Arrow, Associated with Queensland University of Technology in Australia is seen as they stop for the night after racing on October 8, 2013 between Alice Springs and Kulgera, Australia. (Photo by Mark Kolbe/Getty Images)


The team of Arrow1 from Team Arrow, Associated with Queensland University of Technology in Australia prepare to position the car in the pre-dawn light to catch the sunrise light before racing on Day 4 on October 9, 2013 between Alice Springs and Kulgera, Australia. (Photo by Mark Kolbe/Getty Images)

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