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AUSRT

AUSRT

Team overview

AUSRT

  • Car name

    Lumen II MK II

  • University

    Adelaide University

  • Country

    Australia

  • WSC class

    2019

  • Static Scrutineering

    Pass

Daily event results

Arrival time Control stop Kms from Darwin
Day 1 Oct 13 13:56:10 Katherine 321
Day 2 Oct 14 10:20:11 Daly Waters 588
Day 3 Oct 15 15:09:28 Barrow Creek 1209
Day 4 Oct 16 11:32:44 Alice Springs 1493
Day 5 Oct 17 15:14:31 Coober Pedy 2178
Day 6 Oct 18 15:40:57 Port Augusta 2720

How many times has your team participated in the event?

This will be our third time.

What is the design philosophy behind your solar car?

To maximise efficiency. This year’s car is a development of our 2017 entry with new suspension, a modified body, new wheel hubs and updated electronics.

What is unique about your solar car?

The encapsulation method of our solar cells is the result of extensive research into maximising the power generated by our solar cells.

Why does your team value participating in the Bridgestone World Solar Challenge?

The Bridgestone World Solar Challenge is a driver for solar powered vehicles. We believe in sustainability and clean energy, especially in transportation and our participation is a contribution to field.

What is the one thing your team is looking forward to when you visit Australia?

As Adelaidians, we are looking forward to arriving home as one of the top ten this year.