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On Sunday afternoon, all three teams competing in the final round of the second edition of the SpaceX Hyperloop Pod Competition were confident they’d perform well at the event held in Hawthorne, California.

Then WARR Hyperloop hit the button and quickly the contest ended. And Elon Musk did not hesitate to declare the 200-mph hyperloop pod from Munich the winner of the second competition.

It was an early favorite, after all. At just 176 pounds and with a super-efficient set of batteries, the WARR team from the University of Munich was there to go as fast as they could to win.

“The whole idea for us is that we’re interested in competition,” said…

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