Race the Sun (1996)

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Story, set in Hawaii, of working-class youngsters beating the odds in a solar car derby. Inspired by their new science teacher, a group of disaffected teenagers are persuaded to design their own go-cart - which eventually wins them a place in 2,000-mile race across Australia.

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