Supermileage team members: Colton Swenson, from left, Aaron Fuchs, Andy Thorpe, getting into the car, Matt Miner, Alex Norling and Jacob Ackerman placed first in the Minnesota Technology and Engineering Educators Association Supermileage Challenge.?The boys are pictured at top with their trophy. Tribune photo by Gary Miller
Willmar, Minn., Supermileage team coasts to first-ever first place finish
Six students at Willmar Senior High developed a car that took first place in the Minnesota Technology and Engineering Educators Association Supermileage Challenge this year.
The low-slung, bright red, single passenger car had the best average mileage -- 644.3 mpg -- in a field of 105 cars at the competition May 14-15 at the Brainerd International Raceway.
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