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FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE
December 17, 1999
SDSM& T STUDENT VEHICLES TO BE ON
DISPLAY AT RUSHMORE MALL JANUARY 14 – FEBRUARY 29
Three student teams from the South Dakota School of Mines & Technology ( SDSM& T) will be displaying their vehicles at the Rushmore Mall from January 14 – February 29, 1999. The Human Powered Vehicle, Mini- Indy, and Mini- Baja will be showcased over the six- week period. Students from each vehicle team will be on hand during weekends, and throughout the stock show to answer any questions from curious onlookers.
The three vehicle teams will be raising money through a raffle to be held at the end of February. The money will be used to purchase parts, building costs, and for competition expenses. Last year the Human Powered Vehicle was on display and raised over $ 2,000 through a raffle which featured a La- z Boy Recliner and a bicycle.
Each vehicle team competed at regional or national competitions last year. The Human Powered Vehicle finished in 7th place out of 19 competitors at the American Society of Mechanical Engineers 1999 HPV Competition; the Mini- Indy finished in 42nd place out of 110 teams at the National Formula SAE competition; and the Mini- Baja came in 30th place out of 72 teams at Western Competition.
Photo caption: Members of last year’s Human Powered Vehicle Team at the South Dakota School of Mines & Technology pose with the HPV prototype.
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