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3D car makes a splash at PPIR

 

Last updated 9/30/2020 at 11:15am

Kourtney McCoy

Sterling and Xander Backus pose with the 3D-printed vehicle they built together.

The Xtreme Xperience supercar rental event took place at Pikes Peak International Raceway (PPIR) on Sept. 25. People who had purchased tickets selected a car, took a brief safety class and drove three to four laps in the car with an instructor beside them. This year had a special treat when physicist Sterling Backus and his son Xander showed up with a 3D-printed Lamborghini they built together. They talked about the building process for the car and their plans to show the car at schools to get kids interested in STEAM projects.

For more photos of the event: https://www.epcan.com/home/custo...



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