The Ilanga Cup is Southern Africa’s first closed-track endurance circuit event, which is focused on driving the innovation of renewable energy. The event takes place annually and has been created for local solar car teams to put their solar vehicles to the test in a controlled environment, designed and focused on measuring the vehicles' performance, efficiency, and durability.
The 2024 event will take place at the Red Star Raceway in Delmas (Mpumalanga) on 26 June 2024 - challenging teams to an 8-hour-long endurance test. Competitive solar car teams will include new and experienced teams in solar challenges.
Scrutineering of the solar cars will commence on the 25th of June 2024 with an awards ceremony that will take place on the evening of the 26th of June.
The 2024 Ilanga Cup is bringing an action-packed event, moving from a 12-hour to an 8-hour endurance challenge to anticipate the winter solstice and maximize sunlight hours for the solar car teams!
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