Paul MacCready, head of Aerovironment Inc, a member of the design consortium of Sunraycer, General Motors' entry for the Pentax Solar Car Race, the first international solar-powered car race. The event began in Darwin, Northern Territories on November 1st, 1987 and finished in Adelaide, South Australia. MacCready is photographed next to GM Sunraycer (not seen in this photo), which won the first Pentax Solar Car Race taking 5 1/2 days to complete the 1,950 miles, traveling at an average speed of 41.6 miles per hour. MacCready is ?capturing the light': he is holding a pencil light flash tube. 1987, 100 kilometers south of Coober Pedy, Australia. MODEL RELEASED.
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