Since 1989, the University of Michigan Solar Car Team has been designing, building, and racing America's best solar vehicles. With 9 National Championships, 6 Top-3 World finishes, and 1 International Championship, we are America's number one team. Our team's legacy of excellence has been upheld over its 30 year history.


Meet Novum, the 2nd place finisher in the 2017 Bridgestone World Solar Challenge. 

The Car

Race Crew

Our race crew of 17 students raced our 14th car, Novum, in the 2017 Bridgestone World Solar Challenge. Learn more about us and our roles on the team.

Race Crew ›


We design, build and race the world's best solar vehicles with the help of sponsors who are a critical part of our team's legacy. Learn about the people who help make our designs a reality.

Our Sponsors ›