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The Champion of MSRC 2014 : Solaris 7


After having been the 3rd place of TUBITAK Electric Vehicle Race 2014, with a great gain of success, S7 has became the champion of Moroccan Solar Race Challenge 2014, as the Dokuz Eylul University Solaris Team.
MSRC 2014 Team Group Photo after the race,
September 2014, Marrakech, Morocco


We have completed the whole race that hold in between Marrakech and Benguérir with the time difference 15 minutes by the nearest solar vehicle. By this success, Solaris took the title of the first Turkish team which won the solar race in the international area.

    Dokuz Eylul University has been represented by 7-person team in these years event. The last year, which was the first time holding the race, we were 2nd place with Solaris 2 vehicle. This year we participated the race with two vehicles and the ranking of the race is shown below:

1st Solaris – Dokuz Eylül University, Turkey
2nd Solar Eco Breizh, France
3rd Belenos-Clermond Ferrand, France
4th Sun Racer of the National Institute of Solar Energy, France
5th Soccar Cadi Ayyad University of, Morocco
6th Orcar University Abdel Malek Essaadi, Morocco
7th Green Solar Car 2 University Hassan 1, Morocco
8th Solaris 2 Dokuz Eylul University , Turkey
9th Emi Solar Car 2 Mohammedia School of Engineering, Morocco
10th ENIM for the Ecole Nationale Superieure des Mines de Rabat, Morocco

This award is the second award for the Solaris 7 vehicle. The last year, our S7 vehicle had been awarded by TUBITAK, which is the institution hold the alternative energy vehicle races in Turkey. S7 is also, our World Solar Challenge 2013 event vehicle, has placed 6th position in its classman.

Also MSRC 2014 has become the source of moral support for the another abroad race called Europan Solar Challenge 2014, where will held in Belgium, Zolder. We undertake the first and singular Turkish team which is invited from Europan Solar Challenge event.


We owe you a great debt of gratitude to our sponsors supporters,and everybody who support us with a great variety of aspects.

MRSC 2014 Team

Yrd. Doç. Dr. Aytaç GÖREN (Supervisor, Mech. Eng. Departmant),
Umut BOZOK (Pilot of S7 and  Coordinator- Industrial Eng. Undergraduate),
Emre Akbıyık (Pilot of S2 and  Coordinator- Mech. Eng. Graduate)
Hasan ÇEKEM (Chief of Elec. Subdivision, Mech. Eng. Undergraduate),
Yusuf Can Arslan (Chief of Mech. Subdivision, Mech. Eng. Undergraduate),
Çağlar YASAN (Mech. Systems, Mech. Eng. Undergraduate),
Görkem DEMİREL (Mech. Systems, Eng. Undergraduate)

Wish sunny days,
Team Solaris