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2023 Teams Announced

05 Jun 2023

Speaking from leading innovation district, Lot Fourteen’s Stone & Chalk, the Hon. Susan Close, Deputy Premier of South Australia, today celebrated the return of the world’s greatest innovation and engineering challenge, The Bridgestone World Solar Challenge (BWSC), with teams, industry, entrepreneurs, and advocates for a more sustainable future.

Announcing one of the most geographically and culturally diverse fields in the event’s history, the Deputy Premier confirmed 43 teams from 23 locations are now in the race to the Darwin start line this October.

‘This wonderful event enhances South Australia’s reputation as...



02 Jun 2023

Adventure awaits for hundreds of bright international minds when the Bridgestone World Solar Challenge makes its return next year. 

A new generation of solar cars will travel 3000 kilometres between the Australian cities of Darwin and Adelaide from 20-27 October 2023. Each will be engineered, built and driven by teams from schools and universities across the globe.  

Events South Australia Executive Director Hitaf Rasheed said confirmation of dates for the biennial event –considered the toughest and most prestigious of its kind – was an exciting moment. 

“We’re delighted to be preparing for...