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Aeronamic and Solar Team Twente join forces for the fifth time

The Almelo high-tech company Aeronamic has committed itself to Solar Team Twente as a sponsor for the fifth time. As a loyal partner, Aeronamic has made a significant contribution to the project since 2011. In preparation for the upcoming race in Morocco, we speak...

Solar Team Twente explores the Moroccan Sahara

Picture by Marijn Kalter EN | NL Solar Team Twente has explored the route of the upcoming race through the Sahara in Morocco. By researching the route and the environment early on, the team will be well prepared at the start of their race in four months' time. Judith...

Meet the Electrical Engineers of Team 2021!

Photos by Jérôme Wassenaar EN | NL   Team 2021 faced many challenges on their way towards a race in 2021. Seven months have passed already in which the team focused on creating the most efficient solar car possible. Now the design phase is over and the shape of...

Meet the Structural Engineers of Team 2021!

Photo by Marlen Braun EN | NL   Team 2021 faced many challenges on their way towards a race in 2021. Seven months have passed already in which the team focused on creating the most efficient solar car possible. Now the design phase is over and the shape of the...

Meet the Aerodynamics Engineers of Team 2021!

Photo by Camiel Lemmens EN | NL   Team 2021 faced many challenges on their way towards a race in 2021. Six months have passed already in which the team focused on creating the most efficient solar car possible. Now the design phase is over and the shape of the...

Meet the Mechanical Engineers of Team 2021!

Photo by Camiel Lemmens EN | NL   Team 2021 faced many challenges on their way towards the Bridgestone World Solar Challenge 2021. Five months have passed already in which the team focused on creating the most efficient solar car possible. Now the design phase is...

Meet the Marketing & Communication Team – the ones who connect!

Headerfoto and individual photos by Jerome Wassenaar EN | NL   Their responsibility is letting everyone know what Solar Team Twente is up to. For fans and various partners, they will organise awesome events and manage the social media and press contacts. If you...

Meet the Technical Team – the ones who make it efficient and fast!

Headerfoto and individual photos by Jerome Wassenaar EN | NL   Their responsibility is building our new solar car. With their expertise, they ensure that the car will be as efficient as possible. They strive to be innovative, for example, when they choose the...

Meet the Management Team – the ones who make it happen!

Headerfoto and individual photos by Jerome Wassenaar EN | NL     The responsibility of the Management Team is to overlook the entire project. Together they assure cohesiveness in the team by having a Marketing and Technical Manager. Other tasks are ensuring...

ARE WE RED E? Static scrutineering

Header photo by Martina Ketelaar EN|NL The scrutineering for the Bridgestone World Solar Challenge took place today. During this event the RED E is checked to see if it complies with all demands set by the organization. Obviously, this is a very exciting day for the...

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Solar Team Twente wins first edition of Solar Challenge Morocco

EN | NL Picture: Jerome Wassenaar Solar Team Twente is the winner of Solar Challenge Morocco 2021; a tough solar race over 2.500 kilometres through the deserts and high mountains of the West-African country. In today's final stage, the leading position of the team...

Solar Team Twente increases lead after fourth stage in Solar Challenge Morocco

EN | NL Picture: Jerome Wassenaar Solar Team Twente increased the lead over the Belgian team to 49 minutes. With one stage to go, the team is first on the Solar Challenge Morocco leaderboard. Tomorrow is the finish in Agadir where the first winner of Solar Challenge...

Solar Team Twente in the lead after third stage in Solar Challenge Morocco

EN | NL Picture: Jerome Wassenaar Solar Team Twente has succeeded in overtaking the frontrunner of Solar Challenge Morocco. After the third stage on the outskirts of the Sahara, the team managed to make up for a difference of twelve minutes. The students from Enschede...

Solar Team Twente sets fastest time and shortens distance to leader in Morocco after tough stage

EN | NL Picture: Jerome Wassenaar Solar Team Twente set the fastest time on day 2 of Solar Challenge Morocco. The team is still second in the general classification. With solar car RED Horizon, they catched up 6 minutes on the Belgian team, who now have a lead of 12...

Solar Team Twente in second position in Solar Challenge Morocco after eventful first day

EN | NL Picture: Jerome Wassenaar After the first stage in Morocco, Solar Team Twente set the second time of 7 hours and 39 minutes on a course of 475 kilometers. According to the first calculations, the team is therefore 17 minutes behind the Belgian team, which is...

Solar Team Twente qualifies fourth in Solar Challenge Morocco

EN | NL Picture: Jerome Wassenaar Solar Team Twente qualified fourth today at the Stade Adrar in Agadir for Solar Challenge Morocco. With the solar car RED Horizon they achieved a lap time of 2:30 minutes. The solar team from Twente will thus start as fourth of the...

Solar Team Twente unveils secret weapon in the run-up to Solar Challenge Morocco

EN | NL Photo: Bram Berkien For the first time Solar Team Twente unveiled details of its self-designed powertrain for their solar car RED Horizon during the technical inspection in Morocco. The components that drive the wheels have been renewed and adapted for Solar...

RED Horizon arrived safely in Morocco

EN | NL Solar car RED Horizon from Solar Team Twente has arrived safely in Morocco. It took longer than the team had hoped, but can now finally focus on the final preparations for the race. The students of the University of Twente and Saxion University of Applied...

Solar Team Twente finishes second after exciting 24-hour race

Picture by Andreas Kajim EN | NL Solar Team Twente-alumni came second during the 24-hour race of the iLumen Solar Challenge (iESC) in Belgium! After a nerve-racking final phase, the 24-hour race was only decided in the last hour in favor of the Belgian solar team. The...

Final test day in the Netherlands for Solar Team Twente on hills of ‘VAM-berg’

Picture by Camiel Lemmens EN | NL Solar Team Twente has completed its last test day in the Netherlands. The team of eighteen students from the University of Twente and Saxion University of Applied Sciences is preparing for a race for solar cars in Morocco. On the...

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