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The Bridgestone World Solar Challenge has become the world’s foremost innovation challenge with teams from around the world vying to become the first to deliver sustainable solar powered electric vehicles.

This year marks the event’s 14th crossing of Australia and the 30th Anniversary of the challenge.

The 2017 Bridgestone World Solar Challenge will officially start in Darwin on Sunday 8 October and finish on 15 October 2017 in Adelaide. In the week preceding the event, teams must pass a series of practical safety and compliance tests to qualify for the start line. The final qualifying activities are the time trials at Hidden Valley on Saturday 7 October.

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If you wish to REGISTER FOR MEDIA ACCREDITATION for the 2017 Bridgestone World Solar Challenge CLICK HERE.