Solar Car World Record

In 2020, I blogged about Brunel (then Vattenfall) Solar Team breaking their own world record to clock up 924 km in 12 solar-powered hours on the track, for an average of 77 km/h (see above).

I was busy at the time, but I need to mention that Agoria Solar Team from Belgium broke that record last month in their BluePoint Atlas, clocking up 1,051 km (653 miles) in 12 solar-powered hours on the track, for an average of 87.6 km/h or 54.4 mph (see below). Congratulations, zuiderburen! That’s going to be a tough record to beat.


3 thoughts on “Solar Car World Record

  1. Pingback: Sasol Solar Challenge 2022 | Scientific Gems

  2. I always enjoy your posts!

    We had some special stats this year. The Raisbeck Aviation High School built a world class car.

    The RAHS car named “Jimmy” traveled over 876 laps over the four race days, a phenomenal new race record. (Laps are 1.5 miles)

    The RAHS team was clocked at 65.7 miles per hour, an astounding feat for a high school team.

    We are proud of all of our teams taking part in the 2022 Solar Car Challenge.

    Best regards Dr. Lehman Marks Solar Car Challenge Foundatiin

    Sent from my iPhone

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