WSC17

Participants World Solar Challenge 2017

Challenger ClassCruiser ClassAdventure Class

Participants Challenger Class
number/ pictureTeamCarHistory
#2
Solar Car Team
University of Michigan
Ann Arbor, Michigan, USA
main sponsor: Michigan Engineering
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Novum (ch)

characteristics: Monohull
weight: 193 kg, battery: ???
l/w/h: 500 x 1,03 x 100 cm
solar array: 2.64 m², GaAs multijunction (35% eff.)
top speed: ??? km/h
established: 1989
WSC participation:
1990 "Sunrunner" 3.(ch)
1993 "Maize and Blue" 11.(ch)
1999 "Maize Blaze" 9.(ch)
2001 "M-Pulse" 3.(ch)
2003 "Spectrum" (ch)
2005 "Momentum" 3.(ch)
2007 "Continuum" 7.(ch)
2009 "Infinium" 3.(ch)
2011 "Quantum" 3.(ch)
2013 "Generation" 9.(ch)
2015 "Aurum" 4.(ch)
#3
Nuon Solar Team
TU Delft
Delft, Netherlands
main sponsor: Nuon
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Nuna 9 (ch)
characteristics:
weight: 141 kg, battery : ???
l/w/h: 327 x 155 x ??? cm
solar array: 2,64 m² GaAs Multijunction 874 cells
top speed: ???
established: 1999
WSC participation:
2001 "Nuna" 1.(ch)
2003 "Nuna 2" 1.(ch)
2005 "Nuna 3" 1.(ch)
2007 "Nuna 4" 1.(ch)
2009 "Nuna 5" 2.(ch)
2011 "Nuna 6" 2.(ch)
2013 "Nuna 7" 1.(ch)
2015 "Nuna 8" 1.(ch)
#4
Antakari Solar Team
Universidad de La Serena
La Serena, Chile
main sponsor:
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Intikallpa IV (ch)
characteristics:
weight: ??? kg, battery : ???
l/w/h: ??? x ??? x ??? cm
solar array: ???
top speed: ???
established: 2001
WSC participation:
2013 "Intikallpa" 2.(ad)
#7
Solar Racing Team (AUSRT)
Adelaide University
Adelaide, Australia
main sponsor: Etamax Engineering
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Lumen II (ch)
characteristics: driver rear left?
weight: 150 kg, battery : 20 kg
l/w/h: 410 x 170 x 100 cm
solar array: 4 m² (Si, Sunpower)
top speed: ??? km/h
second participation since 2015 (21.)
#8
Punch2_Quelle_punchpowertrain
Punch Powertrain Solar Team
KU Leuven
Leuven, Belgien
main sponsor: Punch Powertrain
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Punch II (ch)
characteristics:
weight: 143,1 kg, battery : ???
l/w/h: 350 x 160 x ??? cm
solar array: 2,64 m² GaAs Multijunction
top speed: 120 km/h
established: 2004
WSC participation:
2005 "Umicar One" 10.(ch)
2007 "Umicar Infinity" 2.(ch)
2009 "Umicar Inspire" (ch)
2011 "Umicar Imagine" 10.(ch)
2013 "Indupol One" 5.(ch)
2015 "Punch One" 5.(ch)
#10
Tokai University Solar Car Team
Tokai University
Hiratsuka, Kanagawa, Japan
Hauptsponsor:
website facebook instagram twitter youtube
Tokai Challenger (ch)
characteristics: track of only 61 cm
weight: 146 kg, battery : Li-ion, 20kg, 5.1kWh
l/w/h: 498 x 120 x 100 cm
solar array: 4 m², 0,962 kWp (Panasonic HIT Si, 24,1%)
top speed: 150 km/h
established: 2001
WSC participation:
1993 "Tokai Challenger(93)" 18.(ch)
1996 "Tokai Challenger(96)" 13.(ch)
2009 "Tokai Challenger(09)" 1.(ch)
2011 "Tokai Challenger(11)" 1.(ch)
2013 "Tokai Challenger(13)" 2.(ch)
2015 "Tokai Challenger(15)" 3.(ch)
#12 (withdrawn/ accident d. testing)
Cambridge University Eco Racing
Cambridge University
Cambridge, UK
Hauptsponsor: Quoros, TTP
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Mirage (ch)
characteristics:
weight: ??? kg, battery : ???
l/w/h: ??? x ??? x ??? cm
solar array: ???
top speed: ???
established: 2007
WSC participation:
2009 "?" 14.(Ch)
2011 "?" 25.(Ch)
2013 "?" .(Ch)
2015 "Evolution" 22.(Ch)
#15
Western Sydney Solar Car Project
Western Sydney University
Sydney, Australia
main sponsor: Western Sydney University
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Unlimited 2.0 (ch)
characteristics:
weight: ??? kg, battery : ???
l/w/h: 458 x 140 x ??? cm
solar array: 4 m² (Si)
top speed: 129 km/h
established: 2012
WSC participation:
2013 "Sol Ace" 11.(ch)
2015 "Unlimited" 15.(ch)
#16
Stanford Solar Car Project
Stanford University
Stanford, CA, USA
main sponsor: ASSU, John Etchemendy
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Sundae (ch)
characteristics:
weight: 218 kg, battery : ???
l/w/h: 400 x 140 x ??? cm
solar array: 4 m² (Si)
top speed: ???
established: 1989
WSC participation:
1993 "Afterburner" 14.(ch)
1996 "Afterburner" 25.(ch)
2007 "Equinox" (ch)
2009 "Apogee" 10.(ch)
2013 "Luminos" 4.(ch)
2015 "Arctan" 6.(ch)
#18
UITM EcoPhoton Solar Car Team
MARA University of Technology
Shah Alam, Selangor, Malaysia
main sponsor: Photon, MAI, Air Asia u.a.
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Tuah (ch)
characteristics:
weight: ??? kg, battery : ???
l/w/h: ??? x ??? x ??? cm
solar array: ???
top speed: ???
established: ?
WSC participation:
2015 "Stingray" 26.(ch)
#20
Durham University Electric Motorsport
Durham University
Durham, UK
main sponsor: Durham University, Climb online
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Dusc (ch)
characteristics:
weight: ??? kg, battery : ???
l/w/h: ??? x ??? x ??? cm
solar array: ???
top speed: ???
established: 2002/ 2012
WSC participation:
2011 "Dusc2011" 33.(Ch)
2015 "Dusc2015" 27.(Ch)
#21
Solar Team Twente
University of Twente
Twente, Netherlands
main sponsor: Viele
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Red Shift (ch)
characteristics:
weight: 143,4 kg, battery : ???
l/w/h: 427 x 138 x ??? cm
solar array: 4 m² (Si)
top speed: 130 km/h
established: 2003
WSC participation:
2005 "SolUtra" 9.(ch)
2007 "TwenteOne" 6.(ch)
2009 "21Revolution" 8.(ch)
2011 "21Connect" 5.(ch)
2013 "RED Engine" 3.(ch)
2015 "Red One" 2.(ch)
#22
MDH Solar Team
Mälardalens University
Eskilstuna, Sweden
main sponsor: Volvo
website facebook instagram twitter youtube channel
MDH Solar Car (ch)
characteristics: carbon body with aluminum chassis
weight: < 200 kg, battery : ??? kg
l/w/h: 450 x 180 x 120 cm
solar array: 4 m² (Si, 220 W/m²)
top speed: 90 km/h
initial participation 2017
#25
NIT Solar Racing Club
Nagoya Institute of Technology
Nagoya, Japan
main sponsor:
website facebook instagram twitter youtube
Horizon 17 (ch)
characteristics:
weight: ??? kg, battery : ???
l/w/h: 498 x 149 x ??? cm
solar array: 4 m² (Si)
top speed: ???
established: 1992
WSC participation:
2015 "Horizon Z" 16.(Ch)
#28
K.N.U.T. Korea National University of Transportation Solar Car Team
Korea National University of Transportation
Seoul, Korea
main sponsor:
website facebook
Woong-bi (ch)
characteristics:
weight: ??? kg, battery : ???
l/w/h: ??? x ??? x ??? cm
solar array: 4 m² (Si)
top speed: ???
established: ?
WSC participation:
#32
Principia Solar Car Team
Principia College
Elsah, Illinois, USA
main sponsor: Principia College
website facebook instagram twitter youtube channel
Ra X (ch)
characteristics:
weight: ??? kg, battery : ???
l/w/h: 338 x 160 x ??? cm
solar array: 4 m² (Si)
top speed: ???
established: 1991
WSC participation:
2003 "Ra V" 6.(ch)
2009 "Ra 7" 7.(ch)
2011 "Ra 7s" 28.(ch)
2015 "Ra 9" 17.(ch)
#34
RVCE Solar Car Team
RV College of Engineering
Bangalore, India
main sponsor: Sunpower, Wipro, HHV Solar, TATA
website facebook instagram twitter youtube
Arka (ch)
characteristics:
weight: ??? kg, battery : ???
l/w/h: ??? x ??? x ??? cm
solar array: ???
top speed: ???
established: 1992
WSC participation:
2015 "" 29.(Ch)
#37
Goko High School
Goko High School
Japan
main sponsor:
facebook
Musoushin (ch)
characteristics:
weight: ??? kg, battery : ???
l/w/h: ??? x ??? x ??? cm
solar array: 4 m²
top speed: ???
established: 2000
WSC participation:
2009 "" 3.(ad)
#38
NWU Solar
North West University
Potchefstroom, South Africa
main sponsor:
website facebook instagram twitter youtube
Naledi (ch)
characteristics:
weight: 225 kg, battery : ???
l/w/h: 498 x 205 x ??? cm
solar array: 4 m² (Si)
top speed: ???
established: 2012
WSC participation:
2015 "" .(Ch)
#43
MTAA Super Sol Invictus
Australian National University
Canberra, Australia
main sponsor: MTAA Super
website facebook instagram twitter youtube channel
MTAA Super Charge (ch)
characteristics:
weight: ??? kg, battery : ???
l/w/h: ??? x ??? x ??? cm
solar array: ???
top speed: ???
established: 2015
initial participation
#46
JU Solar Team
Jönköping University
Jönköping, Sweden
main sponsor: Ikea, Husquarna, Docol
website facebook instagram twitter youtube channel
Solveig (ch)
characteristics:
weight: ??? kg, battery : ???
l/w/h: 428 x 163 x ??? cm
solar array: 4 m² (Si)
top speed: ???
established: ?
WSC participation:
2015 "Solbritt" 15.(ch)
#70
Sonnenwagen Aachen
RWTH/FH Aachen
Aachen, Germany
main sponsor: Huawei
website facebook instagram twitter youtube channel
Sonnenwagen (ch)
characteristics: classic position of the driver above the rear right wheel
weight: 200 kg, battery : 5 kWh
l/w/h: 430 x 170 x ??? cm
solar array: c-Si, 4 m²
top speed: 139 km/h
initial participation 2017
#71
ITU Solar Car Team
Istanbul Technical University
Istambul, Turkey
main sponsor:
website facebook instagram twitter youtube
B.O.W. Istambul (ch)
characteristics:
weight: ??? kg, battery : ???
l/w/h: 400 x 180 x ??? cm
solar array: 4 m² (Si)
top speed: ???
established: 2004
WSC participation:
2009 "" .(ch)
2013 "" .(ch)
#77
Blue Sky Solar Racing
University of Toronto
Toronto, Canada
main sponsor: Barrick, Baumeier, Magellan
website facebook instagram twitter youtube
Polaris (ch)
characteristics:
weight: ??? kg, battery : ???
l/w/h: ??? x ??? x ??? cm
solar array: ???
top speed: ???
established: 1992
WSC participation:
2001 "" 12.(ch)
2007 "Cerulean" 8.(ch)
2011 "Azure" 24.(ch)
2013 "Azure" 8.(ch)
2015 "" 12.(ch)
#82
Kookmin University Solar Car Team
Kookmin University
Seoul, South Korea
main sponsor:
website facebook instagram twitter youtube
Taegeuk (ch)
characteristics:
weight: ??? kg, battery : ???
l/w/h: ??? x ??? x ??? cm
solar array: ???
top speed: ???
established: 2008
WSC participation:
2009 "" .(ch)
2011 "" .(ch)
2013 "" .(ch)
2015 "" .(ch)
#88
Kogakuin Solar Team
Kogakuin University
Tokyo, Japan
main sponsor: Bridgestone
website facebook twitter youtube channel
Wing (ch)
characteristics: Wow! A design full of elegance and ease.
weight: ??? kg, battery : ???
l/w/h: 499 x 105 x 107 cm
solar array: 4 m² (Si)
top speed: ???
established: 2011
WSC participation:
2015 "Owl" 2.(cr)
Participants Cruiser Class
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#5

SunSpec Racing Team
Sun Singapore Polytechnic Engineering Cluster
Singapore
main sponsor:
Web Adresse Facebook Instagram Twitter youtube
SunSpec 5 (cr)
characteristics: 2-seater
weight: ??? kg, battery : ???
l/w/h: ??? x ??? x ??? cm
solar array: ???
top speed: 100 km/h
established: 1998/2012
WSC-participation:
1999 "" .(Ch)
2013 "" .(Ch)
2015 "SunSPEC4" .(Cr)
#9
PRISUM Solar Car
Iowa State University
Ames, IA, USA
main sponsor: Delta, Altium, Siemens
website facebook instagram twitter youtube channel
Penumbra (cr)
characteristics: 4-st
weight: ??? kg, battery : ???
l/w/h: ??? x ??? x ??? cm
solar array: ???
top speed: ???
established: 1989
WSC-participation: initial participation
#11
Solarcar Projekt Bochum
Hochschule Bochum
Bochum, Germany
main sponsor: ThyssenKrupp
website facebook instagram twitter youtube channel
Blue Cruiser (cr)
characteristics: 4 seater, 4x4
weight: 490 kg, battery : ???
l/w/h: 498 x 180 x 120 cm
solar array: 5 m² c-Si
top speed: 120 km/h
established: 2001
WSC participation:
2003 "HansGo" 5.(ch)
2005 "HansGo" 8.(ch)
2007 "SolarWorld No.1" 4.(ch)
2009 "SolarWorld No.1 / BoCruiser" 9./12.(ch)
2011 "SolarWorld GT" 26.(ch)
2013 "SunCruiser" 2.(cr)
2015 "SunRiser" 3.(cr)
#14 (not qualified)
Flinders Automotive Solar Team (FAST)
Flinders University
Clovelly Park (Adelaide), Australia
main sponsor: Redarc
website facebook instagram twitter youtube channel
Investigator MK III (cr)
characteristics:
weight: ??? kg, battery : ???
l/w/h: ??? x ??? x ??? cm
solar array: ???
top speed: ???
established: 2015
WSC participation:
initial participation
#23 (no show)
Persian Gazelle Solar Car
University of Tehran, College of Engineering
Tehran, Iran
Hauptsponsor: Refah K. Bank
website Facebook Instagram Twitter Youtube
Persian Gazelle IV (cr)
characteristics:
weight: ??? kg, battery : ???
l/w/h: ??? x ??? x ??? cm
solar array: ???
top speed: ??? km/h
established: 2004
WSC participation:
2011 "Persian Gazelle II" .(Ch)
2015 "Persian Gazelle III" .(Cr)
#30
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Team Arrow
Brisbane, Queensland, Australia
main sponsor: Clenergy
website facebook instagram twitter youtube channel
Arrow STF (cr)
characteristics: commercial distribution
weight: ??? kg, battery : ???
l/w/h: ??? x ??? x ??? cm
solar array: 5 m², efficiency: 24,4%
top speed: ??? km/h
established: 2012
WSC participation:
2013 "Arrow1" 7.(ch)
2015 "Arrow1-GT" 8.(ch)
#35
IVE Sophie Team
Hong Kong Institute of Vocational Education
Tsing Yi Town, Hong Kong
main sponsor: KaShui
website facebook instagram twitter youtube channel
sophie.ivety (cr)
characteristics:
weight: ??? kg, battery : ???
l/w/h: ??? x ??? x ??? cm
solar array: ???
top speed: ??? km/h
established: 2009
WSC participation:
2015 "Sophie V" 8.(cr)
#40
Stella Vie ©Solar Team Eindhoven
Solar Team Eindhoven
TU Eindhoven
Eindhoven, Netherlands
main sponsor: TU Eindhoven
website facebook instagram twitter Youtube-Kanal
Stella Vie (cr)
characteristics: 5 seater
weight: 375 kg, battery : 12 kWh
l/w/h: 500 x 165 x ??? cm
solar array: 5 m² c-Si (24,3 % Eff.)
326 Cells /1,212 kWp
top speed: 130 km/h
established: 2011
WSC participation:
2013 "Stella" 1.(cr)
2015 "Stella Lux" 1.(cr)
#42
Tafe Sa Solar Car Team
TAFE South Australia
Regency Park (Adelaide), Australia
main sponsor: Redarc
website facebook
SAV (cr)
characteristics:
weight: ??? kg, battery : ???
l/w/h: ??? x ??? x ??? cm
solar array: ???
top speed: ??? km/h
established: 1998
WSC participation:
1999 "Ned" 14.(ch)
2001 "Kelly" .(ch)
2003 "Kelly" 8.(ch)
2005 "Kelly" 12.(ch)
2007 "" 7.(ad)
2013 "Solar Sprit" 7.(cr)
2015 "Solar Spirit" 2.(ad)
#45
Lodz Solar Team
Lodz University of Technology
Łódź, Poland
main sponsor:
website facebook instagram twitter youtube channel
Eagle two (cr)
characteristics: 5 Seater
weight: ??? kg, battery : ???
l/w/h: ??? x ??? x ??? cm
solar array: ???
top speed: ??? km/h
established: 2013
WSC participation:
2015 "Eagle One" 6.(cr)
#49
Team WSC STC2.Nikola
Siam Technology College
Bankok, Siam
main sponsor:
website facebook instagram twitter
Nikola (cr)
characteristics:
weight: ??? kg, battery : ???
l/w/h: ??? x ??? x ??? cm
solar array: ???
top speed: ??? km/h
established: ?
WSC participation:
2015 "" ?.(cr)
#75
Sunswift
University of New South Wales
Randwick, New South Wales, Australia
main sponsor: UNSW Engineering
website facebook instagram twitter youtube channel
VIolet (cr)

characteristics: ???
weight: ??? kg, battery : ???
l/w/h: ??? x ??? x ??? cm
solar array: ???
top speed: ??? km/h
established: 1996
WSC participation:
1996 "Sunswift" 9.(ch)
2007 "Jaycar Sunswift III" 9.(ch)
2009 "IVy" 4.(ch)
2013 "eVe" 3.(cr)
2015 "eVe" 4.(cr)
#94
Solar Vehicle Project (UMSVP)
University of Minnesota
Minneapolis, MIN, USA
main sponsor: PTC
website facebook instagram twitter youtube channel
Eos II (cr)
characteristics: ???
weight: ??? kg, battery : ???
l/w/h: ??? x ??? x ??? cm
solar array: ???
top speed: ??? km/h
established: 2006
WSC-participation:
2013 "Daedalus" 4.(cr)
2015 "Eos" 5.(cr)
#95
Apollo Solar Car Team
Southern Solar School
Kaohsiung, Taiwan
main sponsor: Bridgestone
website facebook instagram twitter youtube channel
Apollo VIII (cr)
characteristics:
weight: ??? kg, battery : ???
l/w/h: ??? x ??? x ??? cm
solar array: ???
top speed: ??? km/h
established: 1998
WSC participation:
2013 "Apollo VII" 6.(cr)
Participants Adventure Class
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#52
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Illini Solar CarArgo
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Mississippi Choctaw High School Solar Car TeamTushka Hashi III

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