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The Challenges

The American Solar Challenge is a competition to design, build, and drive solar-powered cars in a cross-country time/distance rally event. Teams compete over a 1200-1800 mile course between multiple cities across the country. The event has had over two decades of organized events in North America.

The Formula Sun Grand Prix is a track event that is held on grand prix or road style closed courses. This unique style of raycing truly test the limits of solar cars in handling curves, braking, and acceleration. Strategy applied during these three day events is different than what is applied on the cross-country event.

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ASC/FSGP 2014 Wrap Up

Thanks to all the teams, sponsors, observers, and event staff that made this summer’s collegiate level American Solar Challenge (ASC) and Formula Sun Grand Prix

ASC/FSGP 2014 Event Information

This summer’s collegiate level solar car racing is taking place from┬áJul 14-28. Here are some important links to help you stay up to date with

Mathworks Solar Car Workshop

Mathworks, one of our longtime event sponsors, is going to have a representative on site at COTA Wednesday, July 16 to host a solar car

Updated ASC 2014 Regs Posted

Revision C of the ASC 2014 Regulations have been posted. The updates pertain to ASC and FSGP 2014 operations as well as some changes to

ASC/FSGP 2014 Event Program

The event program for ASC and FSGP 2014 has now been released on our website. Enjoy.