- The Dutch student teams from Twente , Delft and Eindhoven remain leading in the World Solar Challenge, a prestigious competition of solar cars across the Australian desert . After three days and halfway through the race , Team Twente managed to hold the lead. The Nuon Solar Team from Delft ended day three on the second place . The team from Eindhoven participates in another class , the category of family cars powered by solar energy , and is a close second .
" We are very happy. It was very exciting , a neck-and- neck race ", says Elise Nannings of Solar Team Twente. The Twente team drives the striking solar car Red One. The Delft hot car Nuna 8, Eindhoven has built family car Stella Lux.
The participants have approximately 3,000 kilometers through the Australian desert drive from Darwin in the north to Adelaide in the south. They are now about halfway.