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Young Palestinian engineers hope to race to victory in recycled car

Twelve young Palestinian engineers built a racing car from scratch and will compete in the Formula Student Competition in the United Kingdom this summer.
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GAZA CITY, Gaza Strip — Twelve students of mechanical engineering at An-Najah National University in Nablus, the West Bank, have built the first Palestinian racing car from recycled materials to compete at the Silverstone racetrack in the United Kingdom, as part of the annual Formula Student competition.

The only Palestinian team taking part in the competition will be competing against some 130 rivals from countries around the world in July.

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