Holland’s Nuon finishes streets ahead in 2017 World Solar Challenge

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The Nuon Solar Team celebrates its seventh title in the World Solar Challenge

The Nuon Solar Team celebrates its seventh title in the World Solar Challenge (Credit: Jorrit Lousberg and Hans-Peter van Velthoven)

Nine times Holland's Nuon Solar Team have competed in the World Solar Challenge, a solar-powered endurance race across Australia, and it has now claimed the title in all but two of those events

Nine times Holland’s Nuon Solar Team have competed in the World Solar Challenge, a solar-powered endurance race across Australia, and it has now claimed the title in all but two of those events (Credit: Jorrit Lousberg and Hans-Peter van Velthoven)

The Nuon Solar Team celebrates its seventh title in the World Solar Challenge

The Nuon Solar Team celebrates its seventh title in the World Solar Challenge (Credit: Jorrit Lousberg and Hans-Peter van Velthoven)

Nuon Solar Team weathered the storm much better than its rivals in the 2017 World Solar Challenge, managing its energy consumption, strategy and driving style to cruise to a convincing victory

Nuon Solar Team weathered the storm much better than its rivals in the 2017 World Solar Challenge, managing its energy consumption, strategy and driving style to cruise to a convincing victory (Credit: Jorrit Lousberg and Hans-Peter van Velthoven)

The Nuon Solar Team celebrates its seventh title in the World Solar Challenge

The Nuon Solar Team celebrates its seventh title in the World Solar Challenge (Credit: Jorrit Lousberg and Hans-Peter van Velthoven)

Nine times Holland's Nuon Solar Team have competed in the World Solar Challenge, a solar-powered endurance race across Australia, and it has now claimed the title in all but two of those events

Nine times Holland’s Nuon Solar Team have competed in the World Solar Challenge, a solar-powered endurance race across Australia, and it has now claimed the title in all but two of those events (Credit: Jorrit Lousberg and Hans-Peter van Velthoven)

The Nuon Solar Team with its title-winning Nuna 9 solar car

The Nuon Solar Team with its title-winning Nuna 9 solar car (Credit: Jorrit Lousberg and Hans-Peter van Velthoven)

The Nuon Solar Team with its title-winning Nuna 9 solar car

The Nuon Solar Team with its title-winning Nuna 9 solar car (Credit: Jorrit Lousberg and Hans-Peter van Velthoven)

The Nuon Solar Team celebrates its seventh title in the World Solar Challenge

The Nuon Solar Team celebrates its seventh title in the World Solar Challenge (Credit: Jorrit Lousberg and Hans-Peter van Velthoven)

The Nuon Solar Team celebrates its seventh title in the World Solar Challenge

The Nuon Solar Team celebrates its seventh title in the World Solar Challenge (Credit: Jorrit Lousberg and Hans-Peter van Velthoven)

Nine times Holland's Nuon Solar Team have competed in the World Solar Challenge, a solar-powered endurance race across Australia, and it has now claimed the title in all but two of those events

Nine times Holland’s Nuon Solar Team have competed in the World Solar Challenge, a solar-powered endurance race across Australia, and it has now claimed the title in all but two of those events (Credit: Jorrit Lousberg and Hans-Peter van Velthoven)

The Nuon Solar Team celebrates its seventh title in the World Solar Challenge

The Nuon Solar Team celebrates its seventh title in the World Solar Challenge (Credit: Jorrit Lousberg and Hans-Peter van Velthoven)

Nine times Holland's Nuon Solar Team have competed in the World Solar Challenge, a solar-powered endurance race across Australia, and it has now claimed the title in all but two of those events

Nine times Holland’s Nuon Solar Team have competed in the World Solar Challenge, a solar-powered endurance race across Australia, and it has now claimed the title in all but two of those events (Credit: Jorrit Lousberg and Hans-Peter van Velthoven)

Clouds and rain played a role in this year's World Solar Challenge, as did 60 km/h (37 mph) winds

Clouds and rain played a role in this year’s World Solar Challenge, as did 60 km/h (37 mph) winds (Credit: Jorrit Lousberg and Hans-Peter van Velthoven)

Nuon has reigned supreme in the Challenger Class of the World Solar Challenge since first entering the race in 2001

Nuon has reigned supreme in the Challenger Class of the World Solar Challenge since first entering the race in 2001 (Credit: Jorrit Lousberg and Hans-Peter van Velthoven)

Nuon Solar Team weathered the storm much better than its rivals in the 2017 World Solar Challenge, managing its energy consumption, strategy and driving style to cruise to a convincing victory

Nuon Solar Team weathered the storm much better than its rivals in the 2017 World Solar Challenge, managing its energy consumption, strategy and driving style to cruise to a convincing victory (Credit: Jorrit Lousberg and Hans-Peter van Velthoven)

Clouds and rain played a role in this year's World Solar Challenge, as did 60 km/h (37 mph) winds

Clouds and rain played a role in this year’s World Solar Challenge, as did 60 km/h (37 mph) winds (Credit: Jorrit Lousberg and Hans-Peter van Velthoven)

Nuon has reigned supreme in the Challenger Class of the World Solar Challenge since first entering the race in 2001

Nuon has reigned supreme in the Challenger Class of the World Solar Challenge since first entering the race in 2001 (Credit: Jorrit Lousberg and Hans-Peter van Velthoven)

The Nuon Solar Team with its title-winning Nuna 9 solar car

The Nuon Solar Team with its title-winning Nuna 9 solar car (Credit: Jorrit Lousberg and Hans-Peter van Velthoven)

Clouds and rain played a role in this year's World Solar Challenge, as did 60 km/h (37 mph) winds

Clouds and rain played a role in this year’s World Solar Challenge, as did 60 km/h (37 mph) winds (Credit: Jorrit Lousberg and Hans-Peter van Velthoven)

The Nuon Solar Team celebrates its seventh title in the World Solar Challenge

The Nuon Solar Team celebrates its seventh title in the World Solar Challenge

Nuon has reigned supreme in the Challenger Class of the World Solar Challenge since first entering the race in 2001

Nuon has reigned supreme in the Challenger Class of the World Solar Challenge since first entering the race in 2001

The Nuon Solar Team with its title-winning Nuna 9 solar car

The Nuon Solar Team with its title-winning Nuna 9 solar car

Day five action in the World Solar Challenge

Day five action in the World Solar Challenge

The Nuon Solar Team with its title-winning Nuna 9 solar car

The Nuon Solar Team with its title-winning Nuna 9 solar car

Day five action in the World Solar Challenge

Day five action in the World Solar Challenge

Day five action in the World Solar Challenge

Day five action in the World Solar Challenge

Nuon has reigned supreme in the Challenger Class of the World Solar Challenge since first entering the race in 2001

Nuon has reigned supreme in the Challenger Class of the World Solar Challenge since first entering the race in 2001

Day five action in the World Solar Challenge

Day five action in the World Solar Challenge (Credit: Bridgestone World Solar Challenge)

Day five action in the World Solar Challenge

Day five action in the World Solar Challenge (Credit: Bridgestone World Solar Challenge)

Day five action in the World Solar Challenge

Day five action in the World Solar Challenge (Credit: Bridgestone World Solar Challenge)

Day five action in the World Solar Challenge

Day five action in the World Solar Challenge (Credit: Bridgestone World Solar Challenge)

Day five action in the World Solar Challenge

Day five action in the World Solar Challenge

Day five action in the World Solar Challenge

Day five action in the World Solar Challenge (Credit: Bridgestone World Solar Challenge)

Day five action in the World Solar Challenge

Day five action in the World Solar Challenge (Credit: Bridgestone World Solar Challenge)

Day five action in the World Solar Challenge

Day five action in the World Solar Challenge (Credit: Bridgestone World Solar Challenge)

Day five action in the World Solar Challenge

Day five action in the World Solar Challenge (Credit: Bridgestone World Solar Challenge)