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Sandstorm, from Carnegie Mellon University's Red Team, is one of the favorites of this year's race.
Note the dust trail picked up just driving through the testing area. Imagine what it will be like riding over desert roads.
Team Mojavation had a problem in the qualifying event when its vehicle decided to turn too soon and was disabled. But the team did qualify for the finals.
Track workers put out a brushfire in the hay bales after a racer named IRV crashed through the barrier.