WHAT IS THE ILANGA CUP?
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 three-day long event will take place at the Red Star Raceway in Delmas (Mpumalanga) from 4 to 7July 2023.
The actual challenge will officially start on the 7th of July, challenging teams to a 24-hour long endurance test. Competitive solar car teams include new and experienced teams in solar challenges.
Scrutineering of the solar cars will commence from the 19th until 20th of July.
Static scrutineering, dynamic scrutineering, hot laps, and speed tests. Not to mention the actual day of the competition. Don’t miss a second, view or download the event programme here.
TEAM MANAGER'S GUIDE
Attention all Team Managers, this document is made just for you with all the inside info you need to get your team to the start line in tip-top shape. Here we share some pointers to make life a little easier so that you can focus on what really matters.
ABOUT THE VENUE
ILANGA CUP ROUTE
The Ilanga Cup will take place at Red Star Raceway, which is a 4km closed-circuit, technical track designed to have challenging corners that flow from the apex of one to the entry of another. This ensures a challenge for track users, while at the same time providing spectator value.
ABOUT RED STAR RACEWAY
Red Star Raceway is a motorsport race track. Since inception in 2009, Red Star Raceway has been continuously developing and upgrading facilities to become the preferred racing track for racers and racing fans across Africa.
As part of their service offering, they have an onsite track school and host track days for the racing community and general public. The facility also offers on-site accommodation and dining facilities for an uninterrupted racing experience. Accommodation on site is also available for those that wish to get an early start.
The enjoyment and safety of the racers, spectators, and crew is always their top priority and includes their plans going forward.