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Tyler Bredesen, left, and Joe Tonsfeldt from the Willmar High School Industrial Technology class, remove a panel to show the inner workings made for one of their team's Supermileage challenge vehicles. (Tribune photo by Ron Adams)

Team members find practical applications for knowledge gained from Tech Challenge


WILLMAR -- The members of the Willmar Senior High Supermileage team found out the hard way that the stock car they built was a pretty tough one.

On one of their last runs in the state competition in May at the Brainerd International Raceway, driver Nicki Schueler was cut off by another car and swerved to avoid a collision. She hit the shoulder at about 30 mph and rolled the light car.

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