Who won the last solar Challenge race?

Who won the last solar Challenge race?

MELBOURNE (Reuters) – A team from Belgium’s KU Leuven University has won a 3,000-km (1,864-mile) race for solar-powered cars through the Australian outback, organizers said, as the cars arrived in the South Australian capital of Adelaide on Thursday.

Who won the World solar Challenge 2020?

Dutch university Delft
A team from Delft University in the Netherlands has won a solar car race in the Australian outback. The university’s Nuon Solar Team was the first to arrive at the finish line in Adelaide. The 3,000km (1,800 mile) race took four days to complete.

Which team won the 2019 World Solar Challenge?

Belgian Solar Team Agoria
CANBERRA, Oct. 17 (Xinhua) — The Belgian Solar Team Agoria won the 2019 Bridgestone World Solar Challenge after a dramatic accident on Thursday.

What is the time for the winner of the Challenger class in the 2015 World Solar Challenge?

Clenergy recorded a time of 45:22, more than seven hours behind the time of the winner of the challenger class, the Dutch team Nuon Solar….Top eight in challenger class.

Place Team name Country
2 Twente Netherlands
3 Tokai Japan
4 University of Michigan US
5 Punch Powertrain Germany

What is the fastest solar powered car?

Sunswift solar car
UNSW’s Sunswift solar car has lived up to its name, smashing a Guinness World Record to become the world’s fastest solar vehicle. The car, designed and built by UNSW students, smashed the world solar car speed record at the HMAS Albatross navy base airstrip in Nowra, travelling at more than 88km/h.

When did the world solar Challenge start?

World Solar Challenge/First event date

What is the fastest solar-powered car?

What is the difference between the cruiser and the Challenger class?

The event is divided into three classes: the Challenger Class that determines which team creates the world’s fastest solar car, the Cruiser Class that is focused on efficiency and practicality, and the non-competitive Adventure Class for teams to simply enjoy the event.

How much does a solar car cost?

The car is slated to begin production in late 2022, and will be priced at around $6,800. The two cofounders previously worked at Lightyear, a startup making a solar-powered electric car for the luxury market. Lightyear’s first car will start at around $135,000, though the cost will go down as production increases.

Which country has a solar-powered car race every year?

The course is over 3,022 kilometres (1,878 miles) through the Australian Outback, from Darwin, Northern Territory, to Adelaide, South Australia.

What is the world solar Challenge?

The Bridgestone World Solar Challenge (BWSC) is the world’s premier solar-powered car race where young engineers from all over the world compete with their self-designed solar cars. The solar cars travel over 3,000 kilometers from Darwin in Northern Australia to Adelaide in South Australia over five days.

Where does the world solar Challenge start and finish?

Where does the World Solar Challenge take place? The race begins in Darwin, Northern Territory and ends in Adelaide, South Australia.

Who are the winners of the World Solar Challenge?

The 2017 World Solar Challenge was held on October 8–15, featuring the same classes as 2015. The Dutch NUON team won again in the Challenger class, which concluded on 2017-10-12, and in the Cruiser Class, the winner was once again Solar Team Eindhoven, from the Netherlands as well.

Where did Nuon Solar team place in 2007 World Solar Challenge?

The 2007 World Solar Challenge saw the Dutch Nuon Solar team scored their fourth successive victory with Nuna 4 in the Challenge Class, averaging 90.07 km/h (55.97 mph) under the new, more restrictive rules, while the Belgian Punch Powertrain Solar Team’s Umicar Infinity placed second.

Where does the World Solar Challenge finish line?

The timed portion of the race stops at the outskirts of Adelaide, 2998 km from Darwin. However, for the timings recorded at that point to count, competitors must reach the official finish line in the centre of the city under solar power alone.

What’s the average speed of the World Solar Challenge?

In 2005 the Dutch Nuna team were the first to beat an average speed of 100 km/h (62 mph). The 2017 Cruiser class winner, the five-seat Stella Vie vehicle, was able to carry an average of 3.4 occupants at an average speed of 69 km/h (43 mph).