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Tuesday, November 25, 2008

Slight change of event dates for 2009

The World Solar Challenge 2009 has been moved back by one week with the relevant dates based on a start date of 25 October 2009. (i.e. Scrutineering opens 21 October, Qualifying 24 October etc.)

The close will be brought forward to 31 October, meaning the awards will take place on the Saturday rather than the Sunday night.

The regulation bulletins formalising these changes have been posted to the WSC site.

A summary of the updates is as follows:

  • Issue Technical Bulletin 2 - Change of Organiser
  • Issue Technical Bulletin 3 - Change of Date
  • Issue Technical Bulletin 4 - Change of Fees
  • Update Application Form to v2.1
  • Update General Regulations to v1.7
  • Update Technical Regulations to v1.6
  • Update "link to us" web-buttons

Friday, September 5, 2008

Technical Regulations Update - v1.6

The technical regulations have been updated:

  • 1.6 Amended Reg D3 (added provision for LiFePO4) Bulletin 2009/1

Bulletin 2009/1 has been issued:
  • Recognition of additional electrochemical compound

Thursday, June 5, 2008