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In 1993, Dr. Lehman Marks initiated the Solar Car Challenge, a contest in which high schools and colleges design, build, and race a solar-powered vehicle. More than 65 schools in 20 states have participated in this event. This creative engineering project showcases students’ abilities to problem solving and work as a team.
 
Follow our team on Twitter @LibertySolarCar
When the car is racing, you can follow them at solarcarchallenge.org on the Live Tracker
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Thanks for your prayers and support!
 
2019 Sponsors: Dr. Brent Dragoo, Jamie Michalek, Sue Gallo, Evan Hunt, and Mike Hogg
 
2019 Team members: Connor Robbins, Maximo Gutierrez, McLaren Wang, Ryne Bishop, Josh Klingman, and Pryor Thomas

The 2019 race will be a closed track event at Texas Motor Speedway.

2019 Race Schedule:
July 11 – Team Check-in
July 12–14 – Scrutineering at the Texas Motor Speedway
July 13 – Opening Ceremony Banquet at 7:30 p.m.
July 15–18 – Race Days at Texas Motor Speedway
July 18 – Closing Banquet
 

The Liberty family is welcome to come visit the team and see the cars and should abide by the following rules: 

  • All team and visitors must wear a wide-brimmed hat and closed-toe shoes at all times while out at the track visiting the team and watching the race. The team will be penalized for anyone who does not abide by these rules at all times by the Solar Car Challenge staff.

  • The team will have a tent set up for cover during the race days and a banner in the garage to help indicate Liberty's space. It will have a Liberty Christian "Solis Bellator" banner for spectators to find.

  • If anyone has questions during the race, please text Upper School Department Chair Jamie Michalek at 940-390-1174 for more information.
Liberty Christian began dreaming of becoming a part of the Solar Car Challenge in 2006. Our first race at the Texas Motor Speedway occurred in 2008. The success of the program hinges on investment from members of the Applied Engineering class, high school volunteers, wonderful coaches, and faithful sponsors like CoServ Electric.

1301 South Highway 377    |    Argyle, Texas 76226   |    940-294-2000

Liberty Christian School offers a Christ-centered, college preparatory education from preschool through 12th grade with excellence in academics, fine arts, athletics, and spiritual life.