Solar Team Twente

The RED Engine

Vital Statistics

Team Name:

Solar Team Twente


University of Twente and Saxion, University of Applied Sciences



WSC Class:

2013 Challenger

Static Scrutineering:


Dynamic Scrutineering:

Lap time: 2:10.17

Grid Position: 4

Solar Team Twente

Car name: The RED Engine

Daily Event Results

  Pos Arrival
Kms from
Day 1 2nd 16:48:00 Dunmarra 633
Day 2 3rd 16:47:00 Ti Tree 1302
Day 3 3rd 14:21:00 Kulgera 1766
Day 4 3rd 14:24:00 Glendambo 2432
Day 5 3rd 14:38:00 Finish of Timing 2998
Day 6 3rd 14:38:00 Thursday 3020
Day 7 3rd 14:38:00 Thursday 3020

* All times and distances posted are provisional and subject to change. Final results will be posted when authorized by the Chief Time Keeper

About Solar Team Twente

The World Solar Challenge is about the sun and its energy. We name this energy ‘Red Energy’. This ‘Red Energy’ powers our solar vehicle as well as a team of Red Engineers. Our team of Red Engineers consists of 16 students who are supported by a collective of companies. We are a team that identifies the challenges of the future and encourages children to become the new Red Engineers. Together we build the Red Engine.

The Red Engine which has one goal, to win the World Solar Challenge.

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Design Philosophy

Our design philosophy is to create a solar vehicle which is optimized to win the World Solar Challenge.