Association Futura _________ THE RACES ________              World Solar Challenge 1999
                                                

logo_WSC99 MAP
The World Solar Challenge logos. The 3000 kms. of the WSC.
                                                

controllo prove
Technical checks are extremely rigid. Judges carefully check all parts of the vehicle Speed, brake and lightness trials take place in an motor-racing track. Speed determines starting position.
                                                

telemetry start
Futura 2 has a telemetry system that consents evaluation of all the vehicles parameters during the race. The ritual starting photo. Futura Team is with the Observer who will control the vehicle day and night.
                                                

Stuart RIP
One of the classic passages, along Stuart Highway, before arriving at Alice Springs. Inhabited areas are about 100 kms. away. It is normal to have breakdowns during the race, but the Futura Team is always ready to resolve them.
                                                

tende sorpasso
At night, the team sets up camp. As soon as daylight arrives, the vehicle is turned toward the sun to recharge the batteries. Overtaking is an extremely delicate operation. The slower vehicle must give way to the faster vehicle.
                                                

arrivo arrivo
After 3000 km of hard racing that began in Darwin, Futura 2 arrives at the finish line in Adelaide placing 24th. Il TEAM FUTURA alla festa di premiazione dopo la gara.
                                          

Official Results Sheet WSC 99

Day Race 10, 26th October 1999

Place

Car N

Car Name / Arrival day

Through

Time In

Time Out

KM

Total Travel Time (h:min)

Average Speed (km/ph )

1 101 Aurora 21/10 Angle Vale 4.36 - 2998.7 41:06 72.96 
2 100 Radiance 21/10 Angle Vale 5.03 - 2998.7 41:33 72.12 
3 52 Sunshark 22/10 Angle Vale 8.20 - 2998.7 41:50 71.86 
4 15 Desert Rose 22/10 Angle Vale 8.44 - 2998.7 42:14 71.00 
5 3 KIT Golden Eagle 22/10 Angle Vale 11.03 - 2998.7 44:33 67.31 
6 8 Tamagawa Super G 22/10 Angle Vale 11.56 - 2998.7 45:26 66.00 
7 10 Spirit of Canberra 22/10 Angle Vale 12.01 - 2998.7 45:31 65.86 
8 6 Manta GTX 22/10 Angle Vale 12.04 - 2998.7 45:34 65.81 
9 2 Maize Blaze 22/10 Angle Vale 2.04 - 2998.7 47:34 63.04 
10 24 OSU Model S 22/10 Angle Vale 2.51 - 2998.7 48:21 62.02 
11 4 Cascade Cruiser 22/10 Angle Vale 2.51 - 2998.7 48:21 62.02 
12 58 Helios 22/10 Angle Vale 5.32 - 2998.7 51:24 58.34 
13 1 Shoyo Falcon 23/10 Angle Vale 9.50 - 2998.7 52:20 57.30 
14 26 NED 23/10 Angle Vale 12.43 - 2998.7 55:13 54.31 
15 999 Jona Sun 23/10 Angle Vale 1.15 - 2998.7 55:45 53.79 
16 65 Ikuei Neo 23/10 Angle Vale 2.21 - 2998.8 56:51 52.75 
17 16 Junkyard 23/10 Angle Vale 2.24 - 2998.7 56:54 52.70 
18 50 Sunswift II 23/10 Angle Vale 2.44 - 2998.7 57:14 52.39 
19 5 AGU Aglaia 23/10 Angle Vale 3.51 - 2998.7 58:21 51.39 
20 41 Mad Dog 23/10 Angle Vale 4.41 - 2998.7 59:11 50.67 
21 23 Capricorn Solar Flair 24/10 Angle Vale 8.57 - 2998.7 60:27 49.61 
22 142 Missouri Rolla 24/10 Angle Vale 11.55 - 2998.7 63:27 47.26 
23 35 Aurora 4 24/10 Angle Vale 12.01 - 2998.7 63:31 47.21 
24 63 Futura 2 24/10 Angle Vale 1.42 - 2998.7 65:12 45.99 
25 124 Midnight Sun 25/10 Angle Vale 2.45 - 2998.7 75:15 39.85 
26 2001 Kirenjaku IV 26/10 Angle Vale 12:00 - 2998.7 81:30 36.79 
27 634 Musashi 26/10 Angle Vale 1.38 - 2998.7 83:08 36.07 
28 22 Polytech Spirit 26/10 Angle Vale 2.09 - 2998.7 83:39 35.85 
29 13 Towards Tomorrow 26/10 withdrawn - - 2998.7 due to time penalties
30 18 EOS 24/10 withdrawn - - 1842.0 - -
31 27 Helio Det 4 23/10 Withdrawn - - 1591.0 - -
32 34 Solar Car Denmark 3 23/10 withdrawn - - 1489.0 - -
33 28 Sunspeed 1 21/10 withdrawn - - 987.0 - -
34 12 Aquila 20/10 withdrawn - - 830.0 - -
35 42 Southern Cross College 20/10 withdrawn - - 830.0 - -
36 58 NFA 19/10 withdrawn - - 522.0 - -
37 1999 Acclivus 19/10 Withdrawn - - 475.0 - -
38 33 Green Leaf IV 19/10 Withdrawn - - 421.0 - -
39 9 Solar Stealth 19/10 Withdrawn - - 387.0 - -
40 51 Mannum High School 17/10 withdrawn - - 70.0 - -

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