LIVE UPDATES ON STALLIONS RACE DAY

(3:26 pm) – The team passed all technical inspection stages, but failed to make it to the 2:30 cutoff to the race track. Stallions car joins many other cars excluded from race due to the cut off line. Stallions team still in high spirits for finally passing technical inspection after stringent procedures.

(2:35 pm) – DLSU-D Stallions car passes final technical inspection and the race is on up next!

(2:09 pm) –  Stallions car just passed two of three tech inspections.

(1:33 pm) – DLSU-D Stallions car is now undergoing technical inspection.

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(10:00 am) – DLSU-D Stallions prototype car entry is scheduled to go through technical inspection and will need to wait for the results at 2pm later today. The results will determine if the Stallions car will be allowed to race on the final day of the SEMA2015 (Live report from Abraham Tayao)

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(7:30 am) – Technical inspection and race begins. DLSU-D Stallions waiting to get clearance to race!

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Stallions driver at tech inspection. Credit to SEMA 2015 official photos

Prototype and Urban concept cars hit the race track as Shell Eco-Marathon Asia 2015 competition begins!

SEMA 2015 welcomes about 17, 000 people at Luneta Park in Manila. The crowd can visit educational exhibit to learn more about energy challenge and Shell Fan Zone to get close to the track. They can also sketch their future vehicles ideas on post-it notes.

Credit to SEMA 2015 offical photos
Visitors sketching ideas on post-it notes. Credit to SEMA 2015 offical photos
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Credit to SEMA 2015 official photos
Credit to SEMA 2015 official photos
Visitors at interactive exhibit, learning more about energy challenge. Credit to SEMA 2015 official photos
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Credit to SEMA 2015 official photos
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Credit to SEMA 2015 official photos
Credit to SEMA 2015 official photos
Credit to SEMA 2015 official photos

Bianca Gonzales won the celebrity race Friday. She recorded 57km/l on the race track.

A total of 127 students from 17 countries across Asia will be competing on SEMA 2015 until March 1. For the first time in the history, new entrants from Australia, Bangladesh, Oman and Saudi take part in the sixth edition of the student competition of SEMA.

First time participants, Saudi Arabia’s Prototype Gasoline vehicle and Austrialia’s Prototype Ethanol entry, were the first cars to have cleared tech inspection.

Saudi Arabia's Prototype Gasoline Vehicle on tech inspection. Credit to SEMA 2015 official photos
Saudi Arabia’s Prototype Gasoline Vehicle on tech inspection. Credit to SEMA 2015 official photos

All the teams have until today to record their attempts on the race track. Final tabulation of the scores will be announced in the awarding today.

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