Mater Dei Supermileage team qualifies for Drivers’ World Championship in London

Mater Dei Supermileage team qualifies for Drivers’ World Championship in London

SONOMA, CA (WFIE) - Mater Dei High School’s Supermileage team took part in the Shell Eco-marathon Americas Mileage Competition last weekend at Sonoma Raceway.

The team qualified for the Drivers’ World Championship Final and is headed to London in July to compete against teams from Asia and Europe.

The team also broke the United States UrbanConcept record in the Battery Electric category with a 68.2 miles per kilowatt-hour run.

Mater Dei Supermileage team qualifies advances to World Championship

More than 1,000 of high school and university students from across North and South America took part in the competition.

Student teams custom built ultra-energy-efficient vehicles; all competing to see who can go the farthest using the least amount of energy.

They’ve even appeared on the Today show in the past.

Mater Dei Supermileage team 2019 (Source: Facebook)
Mater Dei Supermileage team 2019 (Source: Facebook)

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