The French team “Eco Solar Breizh” won, Sunday in Benguerir, the 5th edition of the Moroccan Solar Race Challenge, the first solar car race in Africa.
The second place was won by the Turkish team “Solaris”, ahead of the French drivers of “Belenos”, while the Moroccan team of the School Mohammadia Engineers (EMI) was fourth at this competition.
The 5th edition of the Moroccan Solar Race Challenge took place on the same route as the previous editions, 75 km to go between the city of Marrakech and the green city of Benguerir, but this time round trip which makes a total 150 km, in order to push the teams to provide more effort and demonstrate more innovation to succeed the challenge.
These solar vehicles had to travel this route without a single drop of fuel, only solar energy. This race, which brought together schools, universities and research institutions from around the world, was attended by 10 teams, namely six Moroccan teams, three French and one Turkish.