Universidad de La Serena - Minera Los Pelambres
Daily event results
|Arrival time||Control stop||Kms from Darwin|
|Day 1||Oct 8 13:19:58||Katherine||321.774|
|Day 2||Oct 9 16:20:47||Tennant Creek||986.718|
|Day 3||Oct 10 11:40:01||Barrow Creek||1209.717|
|Day 4||Oct 11 15:36:30||Kulgera||1765.894|
|Day 5||Oct 12 13:44:21||Coober Pedy||2178.46|
|Day 6||Oct 13 13:12:52||Port Augusta||2720.27|
|Day 7||Oct 14 10:07:06||Adelaide||3020.59|
How many times has your team participated in the event?
The Antakari Team previously participated in the version of the Bridgestone World Solar Challenge in 2013, making a good race to complete the 3020 km of route.
What is the design philosophy behind your solar car?
The design of the solar vehicle is born from different perspectives, both students and professors of the University of La Serena, as well as professionals from Minera Los Pelambres. This makes it possible to build a very reliable and safe vehicle, to complete the long trip through the Australian desert.
What is unique about your solar car?
We are one of the few Latin American teams to compete in the Bridgestone World Solar Challenge, making a vehicle based on renewable energies, representing a country with important sources of renewable energy. We seek to encourage and educate new generations to increase the use of this type of energy.
Why does your team value participating in the Bridgestone World Solar Challenge?
Because the Bridgestone World Solar Challenge is the highest instance of the discipline of solar vehicles, where you can find the most experienced teams in the world, opening the possibility to exchange not only experiences and design criteria, but also to know how the Members of the different teams are organized.
What is the one thing your team is looking forward to when you visit Australia?
As the first goal, the team seeks to complete the entire course of the race, which is a great challenge !!!. The second goal is to be able to establish bonds of friendship with the members of other teams.