Share the road with Team Sunergy, Appalachian State University’s solar vehicle team, as it traverses from Brecksville, Ohio, to Hot Springs, South Dakota – 1,975 miles of sun racing, wind-whistling, solar battery charging, slick-road stopping, seven-state crossing, auto-history making, nine national park honoring thrills, spills and sheer Mountaineer grit.
Web work by Pete Montaldi and Derek Wycoff. Video production by Garrett Ford. Photography by Marie Freeman, with additional images by Bailey Winecoff and Dr. Lee Ball. Audio production by Dave Blanks. Writing by Megan Hayes and Elisabeth Wall. Art by Jim Fleri. Editing by Linda Coutant. Logistics management by Stephanie Naoum. Technical support by Wes Craig. Creative direction and executive production by Troy Tuttle.
Special thanks to Dr. Lee Ball and Dr. Jeremy Ferrell for the context, history and on-site updates.
Shoutout to the Principia College and Iowa State University for the support, mentorship and parts you generously provided to Team Sunergy.
Very special thanks to Andrew Grimes, and every member of Team Sunergy. You are an inspiration.