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Top Ten Memorable Moments from the 2019 Bridgestone World Solar Challenge

27 Oct 2020

Twelve months on from our 2019 event, we’re taking the opportunity to look back and reflect on some of the moments that made the 2019 Bridgestone World Solar Challenge another fantastically innovative, emotional and successful event. Check out our round up of moments below.

1. Bright Future

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First up, we can’t neglect to mention our documentary, “Bright Future”! Bright Future is the story of the Bridgestone World Solar Challenge and was filmed during the 2019 event. The documentary uses exclusive event footage and interviews with team participants and our event Director Chris Selwood AM...

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Interview with 2019 Agoria Solar Team Manager: Willem-Jan

17 Oct 2020

Today marks the 1 year anniversary of Agoria Solar Team's inaugural BWSC title! After rising to the top of the field in the last stretch of the challenge, Agoria Solar Team's car Bluepoint crossed the finish line and obtained the Belgian team a dramatic and elated win! We checked in with Agoria's 2019 Team Manager Willem-Jan one year on to find out what the win meant to the team.

 

The 2019 event saw Agoria Soar Team’s first ever BWSC win! Tell us about the feeling you and your team experienced crossing the...

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Meet Paige: Our Participant Liaison Officer

07 Oct 2020

Our Participant Liaison Officer is the person who answers all our teams' questions about our event, regulations, applications, our Team Portal, payments, and more! But who is the face behind the email responses?

Meet Paige. This month we decided to help you get to know Paige a bit better by asking her some questions about herself. And her reponses are below.

Tell us about your role with the Bridgestone World Solar Challenge.

I’m essentially the first contact that teams have with the event – my role is to assist teams with questions leading up to the event...

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COVID-19 and the Bridgestone World Solar Challenge

07 Oct 2020


Hello from South Australia.

Thanks for your interest as we plan for the 2021 Bridgestone World Solar Challenge. Next year marks the event’s 16th edition, and our team is busy working on a bold program with innovation, sustainability and technology at its heart.

COVID-19 and the Bridgestone World Solar Challenge
In response to the COVID-19 pandemic entries for the 2021 Bridgestone World Solar Challenge will close on 18 December, three months earlier than in previous event cycles. Following this we will review all current government measures relating to social distancing, density and contact tracing, international travel restrictions...

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Bridgestone charges ahead with EV tyre solutions

06 Oct 2020

Bridgestone World Solar Challenge title partner has revealed global developments that will continue to support the progression of electric vehicle technology into the future.

Around the world, an incredible amount of research and development into new electric vehicles is being undertaken - with all major car manufacturers focused on rolling out hybrid or fully electric variants of their existing model line-up, as well as introducing new electric vehicles to their range.

This year, Bridgestone has announced it will supply Volkswagen with a ground-breaking new ENLITEN tyre technology for the launch of its highly anticipated new electric car, the ID.3...

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