We are Top Dutch Solar Racing!

We are a unique multidisciplinary team of motivated students with different fields of expertise, ranging from engineering to communication, that build a highly efficient solar car for solar challenges around the world.                         

Top Dutch Solar Racing is currently looking for new team members to participate in the next solar challenge 2023. Do you have what it takes to build our next solar car? Apply now!

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Green Spirit during the solar challenge morocco

We will race again - during the Solar Challenge Morocco 2021!

After we received the unfortunate news that the Bridgestone World Solar Challenge 2021 was cancelled, we decided to keep fighting and look for an alternative race. Together with other European solar teams, we organized the Solar Challenge Morocco 2021. This alternative race will take place from October 25th until October 29th 2021 and will lead us 2400km through the Sahara desert and the Atlas mountains. We are looking forward to this exciting new race and can't wait to compete with teams from all across Europe!

Strategy trip Morocco 2021

Green Lightning

Green Lightning, TDSR's first solar car, had to be built in less than two years. During those years, our engineers have done the research, designing, prototyping, testing and optimizing, with the support of our helpful partners! With a super efficient electromotor, high-tech solar array with innovative coating, a battery box that we designed ourselves and a feather light carbon body, we took on the solar challenge in Australia! Now, it is up to the 2021 team to do the same, to build a Green Lightning 2.0 and take on the challenge on their own!

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green lightning during the European Solar Challenge 2020

Driven to get there

What does it take?

This project started in February 2017 with four guys who had a dream; taking on a complex, innovative project in which they could take on a big technological challenge. By finding the right people to support their idea, gathering an ambitious team and focusing a lot on working together we’ve grown until what we are now. A close team, that works day and night on their road to Adelaide, on their road to putting the North of the Netherlands on the map!

Green Spirit during a control stop of the Solar Challenge Morocco

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