Sasol Solar Challenge

22 September 2018 08:00 till 30 September 2018 23:00 - By: D:DREAM Communication Team

From 22 till 29th of September D:DREAM Team Nuon Solar Team will compete in the Sasol Solar Challenge 2018 in South Africa. Alle competing solarcars are only allowed to use the power of the sun to reach te finish. The race will drive us from Pretoria, in the northeast, towards Stellenbosch near Capetown on the Westcoast. On the 29th of September the race will finish in stellenbosch, the next day, on 30th of september all teams will drive to Capetown for the official prize giving ceremonie.

The eight day long race will carry the teams trough all kind of South African landscape, the ultimate challenge for solar cars. After a year of developing high end technologie, strategy will be important for the goal of the race: driving as much kilometers as possible. The kilometers can be collected by driving the route mapped out by the organisation. At the end of the daily route teams can drive loops between 50 till 150 kilometers as many times they can to collect kilometers. Who drives the most kilometers in the eight days will be crowned world champioen solar racing.

 More information about the team, the car and the event can be found at www.nuonsolarteam.nl or www.solarchallenge.org.za. 

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