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Triumphs & tears on the Road to Houston
From Canada to Brazil, hundreds of students across the Americas have been fighting sleep to put in unusually long hours.
Why? To shave weight off low-slung cars and talk driving tactics as they prepare for Shell Eco-marathon Americas 2013.
This unique competition pushes young innovators to the outer limits of energy-efficient driving.
Will the Brazilian team, a continent away from the venue in Houston, even make it to the competition? How will students from James B Dudley High School perform in their car made from junk? Can former winners from Université Laval bounce back from disaster? Watch the films and read the stories to find out.
The Road to Houston
Watch the gripping documentary films that go behind the scenes to reveal the tears and triumphs on the road to Houston.