The green flag dropped at 9 AM as three solar cars rayced away from the starting line. Despite starting last of the three teams, MInnesota quickly found the lead and maintained it all day. The team was extremely happy with the outcome of the day and hopes to be able to keep it up tomorrow. Minnesota was the first official team to complete their qualifying laps assuring them a spot in North American Solar Challenge. Check out the pictures from the day as well as the official Formula Sun website at http://www.formulasun.org for more detailed lap information. Thanks to all for their comments, they really keep the team going.