PHOTOS: Solar Grand Prix


LONG BEACH, CALIF. USA — Bella Carbonara, left in green, Amelia Campos, center in green, and Alexis Villate, right, of St. Cornielus School cheer on their solar vehicle in the second annual Solar Grand Prix in Long Beach, Calif. on April 9, 2011. One-Hundred and forty teams raced their home-made solar vehicles on a 10-lane track during the double-elimination competition. Each team received a solar car kit, which includes a solar panel and an electric motor and were allowed to using any other materials to build their model vehicle. See more photos / buy reprints >>