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Solar Races

There are a number of local and limited solar races. Below are solar races that attract worldwide competitors.

Name

Vehicle

Parameters

Location

American Solar Challenge

Solar Car

1200 – 1800 mi
Every other Year

USA

Dell-Winston School Solar Challenge

Solar Car

High School Only
Course Varies

USA

Frisian Solar Boat Challenge

Solar Boat

220 km (137 mi)
Three Classes:

  • One-seat boat
  • Two seat boat
  • Any size boat

11 city tour in the Netherlands

North American Solar Challenge

Solar Car

Ranges from 1100 to 2500 mi

USA and Canada

Solar Splash

Solar Boat

Various on water events

USA

South Africa Solar Challenge

Solar Car

Length and breadth of South Africa

South Africa

Veolia World Solar Challenge

Solar Car

3000 km
Darwin to Adelaide

Australia

Wenatchee Solar Drag Race

Solar Car

Solar Drag Race

USA

World Solar Challenge

Solar Car

3021 km (1877 mi)
Many Entry rules regarding weight, drivers, etc.

Australia

World Solar Rally

Solar Car

Varies

Varies

Solar Panel
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