January 22, 2020
FH Noise Test Speeds Posted
Check out the newest information regarding Noise Tests that you can find here under Tech References–Mechanical!!
January 17, 2020
Tee-Shirt Slogan Contest
We are asking our registered team members to enter your best (appropriate) tee-shirt slogan for 2020!! We have had “The Future on Track” for the past many years, and we’re looking for something zippy to launch us into this new decade! Please submit your slogans to firstname.lastname@example.org by MIDNIGHT on Thursday, January 23rd for your chance to claim victory as the slogan-maker on the official tee shirt. The Formula Hybrid Advisory Committee will choose the winner, and the slogan-ist will remain anonymous until votes have been cast. The winner (and design) will be revealed on opening day of the competition (April 27, 2020) and will receive a meal ticket to the track’s restaurant, Smoke Shack, as well as all of the bragging rights for 365 days. Good luck, you creative geniuses!
January 14, 2020
North East Motor Sports Museum to Display Formula Hybrid Car After Competition
Have you ever dreamed about having your Formula Hybrid car displayed in the same venue as Ron Bouchard’s 1981 Talladega winner? Well, your dreams CAN come true, thanks to the generosity of the North East Motor Sports Museum in Loudon, New Hampshire. Hybrids that place 1st-3rd will have the first opportunity to volunteer their vehicle for display, and then we will offer it to the 1st through 3rd place in the Electric class. If you are curious for more details, please email email@example.com and check out the museum’s website to see the incredible memorabilia your car could be a part of!
January 13, 2020
Formula SAE Workshop
What: This Workshop is designed to help Formula teams with their vehicle development and events at the competitions. All Formula teams are encouraged to bring their vehicles to discuss challenges and share ideas.
For More Information and Registration Click Here
Where: Lawrence Technological University, Southfield, MI
When: February 15, 2020
Registration deadline February 5
January 2, 2020
HAPPY NEW YEAR! We’re off to a wonderful start and cannot believe we’ll be seeing you on track in just a few short months! Just a few announcements to get us going in January:
Bonus and Penalty Points Sheet has been posted here: STUDENTS > RULES AND DEADLINES
Teams MUST notify us of any discrepancies within 7 days of the posting date.
- January 31: Interim PM Report
- February 7: Impact Attenuator
Project Management Plans are having their final reviews and will be sent to teams shortly. Please let us know what questions you have.
December 4, 2019
Bonus and Penalty points sheet has been posted!
See: STUDENTS > RULES AND DEADLINES
It is important that teams review this sheet and notify us of any discrepancies within 7 days of the posting date.
The following documents are due by December 6th:
Teams who have submitted their ESF by November 23 will be sent a review by the end of this week. If you have not yet provided a TEAM EMAIL, please email firstname.lastname@example.org ASAP as all of our correspondence will be to these account.
November 19, 2019
Document Due Dates
Just a reminder that ESF-1s are due by November 23, 2019. Please refer to the document due dates below for more upcoming deadlines, and reach out if you have questions.
November 15, 2019
TomTom as New Sponsor for 2020
We’re psyched to announce our newest sponsor for 2020! So excited to have TomTom networking with our incredible teams this year!! “TomTom is the leading independent location technology specialist, shaping mobility with highly accurate maps, navigation software, real-time traffic information and services.” Check out our sponsor page for more information.
October 30, 2019
Formula Hybrid 2020 teams are invited to TAKE OVER our @formulahybridcompetition Instagram for one day to extend Happy Diwali to all of our Formula Hybrid family
- Open to Formula Hybrid 2020 teams only.
- Please express your interest through a DM on Instagram, message us directly on Facebook
Rules for the takeover
- Follow new people
- Like, comment, share other people’s posts
- Post content that includes drinking or drugs
- Use any profanity
- Post your own content, no more than two posts.
- Post as much as you’d like, videos and images, in Instagram stories or on Instagram live.
- Respond to comments on your own posts.
You add text to any video you might post in your stories.
You should know
Most users are using mobile to watch Instagram stories, and most don’t have their sound on.
October 4, 2019
Documents and Due Dates:
Please see below for important due dates for required documents. You will find all of the forms and upload instructions here.
|Structural Equivalency Spreadsheet (SES) – bonus points available
| 20 Bonus Points if approved 30 days before due date
| 10 Bonus points in approved 15 days before due date
|Project Management Plan
|Electrical System Form 1 (ESF-1) – bonus points available
| 10 Bonus points if submitted and approved at least 30 days or more before deadline
| 5 Bonus points if submitted and approved at least 15 days or more before deadline
|Program Information Sheet
|Interim Project Report
|Impact Attenuator Data
|Electrical System Form 2 (ESF-2) – bonus points available
| 10 Bonus points if submitted and approved at least 15 days before deadline
|Design Specifications Sheet
September 5, 2019
Formula Hybrid Rules for 2020 have been posted!
Find the link to the rules here and email info@formula-hybrid with any questions. Deadlines will be posted by early next week, so we will let you know when those are ready!
August 12, 2019
Registration and Competition Dates
April 27 – April 30, 2020
April 26: Optional Technical Inspection Date
2020 Registration Opens:
- Hybrid/Hybrid In Progress Open: Oct. 16, 2019, 10:00 a.m. EDT
- Electric Open: Oct. 23, 2019, 10:00 a.m. EDT
- Second Vehicle Open: Oct. 24, 2019, 10:00 a.m. EDT
2020 Registration Closes:
- Wednesday, November 27th, 2019 11:59 PM EDT
Registration Fee and Limit
Registration Fee: $2,300.00
Registration Limit: 35 teams
Formula Hybrid is aware that the competition dates may fall during exam times. If you have an exam scheduled during competition and would still like to participate, we offer proctoring of exams that can be arranged with your professor. Please contact email@example.com for more information.
July 18, 2019
Our First Edition of the Newsletter is Here!
Welcome to our first edition of our quarterly newsletter, the Formula Hybrid Accumulator. We would love to have your content ideas and suggestions, just send an email to firstname.lastname@example.org
July 10, 2019
Planning Formula Hybrid 2020
We are busy planning our competition for 2020, and plan to have final Rule adjustments by September 30, 2019. At this point, we are not expecting to have any major changes to the rules.
Energy Allocation and Maximum Accumulator Sizes for 2020 are Unchanged from 2019
- Endurance Energy Allocation: 31.25 MJ
- Maximum Accumulator Capacity (Hybrid): 4,449 Wh
- Maximum Accumulator Capacity (Electric-only): 5,400 Wh
We will have the competition dates confirmed by the end of July. Please check the announcement page for the most updated information.
We are launching a new quarterly newsletter and would love to include your news and ideas. If you have any Formula Hybrid news you would like to share, please email email@example.com. Newsletters will be posted here!