Team from Delft wins Solar Challenge 2015 sips of Twente




The Nuon Solar Team of Delft University of Technology has won the eight-solar car Nuna the World Solar Challenge in 2015. The Solar Team Twente finished close behind and finished second. The team from Belgium has won the fifth place.

It is the sixth time the team from Delft the race in Australia wins. Also in 2013 was the then Nuna car first to cross the line. The difference with the Red One solar car team from Twente this year was minimal: after 3022 kilometers was the car of Solar Team Twente only 3 minutes and 35 seconds later in Adelaide at the Nuna 8 of the Nuon Solar Team. The team managed to complete the race four hours faster than in 2013. The average speed was 90 kilometers per hour, compared to 79 in 2013.

In 2013 gained the solar car of Twente in third place, after the Japanese team Tokai. That team did this year on the last day of the race to overtake the Michigan Solar Car, which the Japanese and American cars occupied the third and fourth place. Belgium Punch Powertrain Solar Team from Leuven achieved fifth the finish line.

Stella Lux-family solar car of the Solar Team Eindhoven at the Eindhoven University of Technology is working on his racing in the Cruiser Class of family cars. Stella Lux is located about fifteen minutes behind the leader, team Kogakuin from Japan.


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