Bridgestone is the title sponsor for World Solar Challenge 2013


Published on August 23rd, 2013 | by Daniel Sherman Fernandez


Bridgestone is the title sponsor for World Solar Challenge 2013

Bridgestone Corporation is the title sponsor of the World Solar Challenge 2013, which will be held in Australia October 6-13.The announcement came today. The Bridgestone World Solar Challenge 2013 will see a record 45 teams from 26 countries compete in a 3000-kilometer cross-country race using only solar energy to power the vehicles. The 2013 competition will be the 12th running of the event since 1987. The event will feature three separate classes, Adventure Class, which will showcase cars built for previous events; Cruiser Class, which will be judged by design practicality, and Challenger Class, which will compete for the title of the world’s most efficient solar car.

  • Official name : Bridgestone World Solar Challenge 2013
  • Schedule      : October 6-13, 2013
  • Host            : Australia (Start : Darwin, Goal : Adelaide)
  • Race Class    : Challenger Class

four wheels / one driver

cars designed to achieve aerodynamic efficiency

 Cruiser Class

      four wheels / one driver and one passenger

cars designed for practicality

 Adventure Class

      three wheels / one driver

      cars that were built for previous events

Whether it is through eco-friendly products such as our Ecopia line or our support of environmental efforts around the globe, Bridgestone is committed to continually working with customers, partners, and the communities in which we live and work to create an environmentally sustainable society.

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