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Challenges leading to a bright future


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About the Bridgestone World Solar Challenge

  • Environmentally friendly Challenge
  • 3,000km across Australia
  • Teams from all over the world
  • 3 classes of solar cars
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Environmentally friendly Challenge

The world’s largest solar car challenge held every 2 years.
This environmentally friendly challenge runs on the innovative mobility of solar cars.

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3,000km across Australia

The challenge starts on October 8th in Darwin and ends in Adelaide.
The harsh desert journey crosses 3,000km in 5 days.

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Teams from all over the world

Teams, including student teams, from more than 20 countries aim to complete the hard challenge.

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3 classes of solar cars

3 classes have been set.
Challenger Class: four-wheeled single-seater in pursuit of speed Cruiser Class: more than two-seater with an emphasis on practicality Adventure Class: three-wheeled single-seater

2015 Bridgestone World Solar Challenge 前大会の記録


October 8-15,2017

The Bridgestone World Solar Challenge is an international solar car competition, the route extending approximately 3,000 km from Darwin in the north to Adelaide in the south. Technology must achieve highest environmental performance and reliably operate over the vast distance under severe conditions.
Bridgestone sympathizes with the “Challenging Spirit” of the teams, and supports the participants of the future from both safety and environmental aspects.

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