Selling Luminos Molds!

Are you interested in building your own solar car? Our team is looking to sell the fiberglass molds we used for Luminos to place 4th in the 2013 WSC. If you’re interested and would be willing to handle the logistics, contact the team at !

The Final Sprint


Hello again from the very-unofficial impromptu SSCP media team. Today was an extremely exciting day of racing, and tomorrow should be better still.   Luminos in Glendambo, just 15 minutes behind Twente   Stanford started the day like every race day so far – on top of their game, moving … Continue reading

Mid-Race Update


Hello from Marla, South Australia, about 1950km from Darwin. The team rolled by here just minutes ago. The team has been too busy running an efficient race to devote much time to any media besides the team twitter. I’m currently traveling across the outback with three recruiters from Google [x], who … Continue reading


Photo credit: Anna Olson Greetings from the Hidden Valley Raceway in Darwin, Australia! It’s been a while since we last posted from Port Augusta – and a lot has happened. Since departing from the Southern coast, we ran an approximately 1250km mock race, camped in the Outback while driving through … Continue reading


Welcome to the Outback! Currently, our team is here in Port Augusta doing pre-race preparations. Pictured: Luminos on the Stuart Highway. Not pictured: Flies (Photo credit: Anna) We’re looking to confirm and improve upon the models that we developed in California. There are a few things in the Outback that … Continue reading

First Week in Australia

Greetings from Adelaide! Stanford Solar Car and Luminos have arrived in the land down under. This is what we’ve been up to in our first week here. The few members arrived on Monday, September 9th. After picking up one of our borrowed vehicles from the Volkswagen dealership, they headed promptly to … Continue reading

Volkswagen Convoy Vehicles

One of our project’s platinum sponsors, Volkswagen, has once again generously provided our team with four vehicles to constitute our race convoy. Acquiring and outfitting vehicles for the the six weeks we spend in Australia is perhaps one of the biggest logistical challenges any team faces when competing in WSC. … Continue reading