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Day 4 Midday Report

Cloudy, cool, and windy today with just a few rays of sunshine here and there.

University of Victoria (UVic Hybrid) and University of Waterloo (Waterloo Hybrid-Electric) came out on top for the Design Event.

University of Waterloo (Waterloo Hybrid-Electric) with a design judge

University of Waterloo (Waterloo Hybrid-Electric) with a design judge

UVic also won both Acceleration (5.857 seconds for unrestricted and 7.3 seconds for electric only) and Autocross.

University of Victoria (UVic Hybrid)

University of Victoria (UVic Hybrid)

The winner of both Acceleration (6.207 seconds) and Autocross for the electric car category is Binghamton University (Bearcat Motorsports).

Binghamton University (Bearcat Motorsports) Acceleration Run

So far UVic, Binghamton, and University of Vermont (Alternative Energy Racing Organization) have made it out onto the Endurance Event course with UVM becoming the first car to complete all 44 laps ever in Formula Hybrid history!

University of Vermont (Alternative Energy Racing Organization)

University of Vermont (Alternative Energy Racing Organization)

More teams are lined up for inspections today, including Rochester Institute of Technology (RIT Hot Wheelz) which fixed a suspension problem last night and was last seen getting ready for a brake test.

Our pics so far …

Formula Hybrid 2016

Lunchtime Update

Five teams are all the way through electrical and tech inspections:

  • Milwaukee School of Engineering (MSOE Motorsports)
  • Rochester Institute of Technology (RIT Hot Wheelz)
  • University of Victoria (UVic Hybrid)
  • Binghamton University (Bearcat Motorsports)
  • University of Vermont (Alternative Energy Racing Organization)

UVic Hybrid and Bearcat Motorsports have also passed the rain test. Other teams are on deck for that …

RIT Hot Wheelz preps for the rain test

RIT Hot Wheelz preps for the rain test

Morning of Day 3

Coming into day three — cloudy and cool but no rain at the moment — Presentation Event scores are final with Milwaukee School of Engineering (MSOE Motorsports) leading the hybrid category, and Rochester Institute of Technology (RIT Hot Wheelz) the top score for electric.

MSOE Motorsports

MSOE Motorsports

RIT Hot Wheelz

RIT Hot Wheelz

Today features Technical Inspections, Acceleration and Autocross Events, and Design Event Finals. Design Event finalists for hybrid are RV College of Engineering (Ashwa Racing) and University of Victoria (UVic Hybrid) — Uvic also the first car on the track today for Acceleration! — and design finalists for electric are Olin College of Engineering (REVO Electric Racing) and University of Waterloo (Waterloo Hybrid-Electric).

Ashwa Racing

Ashwa Racing

REVO Electric Racing

REVO Electric Racing

Final Results

Hybrid

  1. University of Idaho (261.70)
  2. Lawrence Technological University (253.63)
  3. Embry-Riddle Aeronautical University (251.35)

Electric

  1. Dartmouth (513.88)
  2. University of Vermont (451.34)
  3. Carnegie Mellon University (288.72)
University of Idaho

Congratulations University of Idaho!