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Solar Team Great Britain gets significant financial backing from The QUARTZ Corp, supplier of world’s purest quartz sand for solar cells

January 10, 2017

The QUARTZ Corp becomes a lead sponsor in Solar Team Great Britain’s bid to win the 2017 3,022km Bridgestone World Solar Challenge race across Australia Read more

Bristol’s solar-car racing team completes route-reconnaissance trip for Bridgestone World Solar Challenge

December 7, 2016

– Solar Team Great Britain uses real-world-conditions data to fine tune each element of vehicle to optimise efficiency when racing across 3,022km journey. Solar Team Great Britain, which is developing a solar race car and aims to be the first British team to win the Bridgestone World Solar Challenge, has completed a… Read more

UK solar car racing team signs CFMS as strategic sponsor, gets access to Cray supercomputer for car design modelling

November 4, 2016

– Aerodynamics modelled using computational fluid dynamics – cuts testing from days to minutes  The UK based solar racing team, Solar Team Great Britain, that is aiming to be the first British team to win the Bridgestone World Solar Challenge, has today announced it has signed the Centre for Modelling… Read more

Adding solar to UK electric cars would give up to 1,500 miles per year of free driving on today’s technology.

September 23, 2016

– Analysis by Solar Team Great Britain race team coincides with start of European Solar Challenge race The European Solar Challenge – the first 24 race for solar cars, held on the former F1 circuit in Zolder, north Belgium – starts today. One of the race’s key aims is to… Read more

UK’s first collaborative World Solar Challenge team launches. Seeks 1st British win on event’s 30th anniversary.

August 4, 2016

– Solar Team Great Britain to compete in 2017 running of 3,022km race for solar vehicles – Expertise from Airbus, HEFCE, IMechE, Qinetiq, Bath / Bristol Universities – Team also announcing corporate sponsorship packages Today sees the launch of a new British solar-car racing team, which seeks to be the first UK team… Read more

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