Announcements


Check back here frequently for important notices about the event and rules.

April 19, 2019

Formula Hybrid 2019 teams are invited to TAKE OVER our @formulahybridcompetition Instagram for one day.

  • Open to Formula Hybrid 2019 teams only.
  • Deadline to apply is April 24
  • Please express your interest through a DM on Instagram, message us directly on Facebook or tag us in a tweet.

Rules for the takeover

Do not

  • Follow new people
  • Like, comment, share other people’s posts
  • Post content that includes drinking or drugs
  • Use any profanity

You can

  • 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.

We recommend

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.

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March 30, 2019

2019 Event Schedule posted.

Note that there have been several changes from our 2018 schedule, including a new “Pizzas and Early Racers” event at the recently completed North East Motorsports Museum.

2019 Event Schedule

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March 28, 2019

Final Bonus Points and Penalty Sheet posted.

Remember that teams have only 7 days to protest errors in this sheet, so be sure to review it.

Bonus and Penalty Points sheet (Excel) (Rev 1)

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March 26, 2019

New Advisory Document Posted

Formula Hybrid has posted a Fusible Link Design Guide.  (See: Fusible Link Guide)

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January 29, 2019

New Formula Hybrid Sponsor:  McLaren Applied Technologies

McLaren Applied Technologies are renowned for producing ATLAS, a powerful motorsports data analysis software package that is used in Formula One, NASCAR, IndyCar & Formula E.  They are proud to offer this cutting edge software package at no cost to Formula Hybrid teams for 2019.  (See: McLaren Listing.)

Contact McLaren Formula Hybrid Support for a download link and license, along with any usage questions.

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January 7, 2019

An Updated 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.

Also note that all the ESF-1’s have been conditionally approved.  Some ESFs are excellent, while some others are not not quite there yet.  Review the comments in the sheets, and if you don’t understand any of them, please contact the reviewer via the Support Pages and ask for clarification.

Any outstanding issues will need to be sorted out before submitting the ESF-2’s.

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Questions about your Project Management plan?

The following are great resources showing both why PM is important and what a good PM plan contains

Don’t start planning without consulting these tips and techniques!

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Registration deadline has been extended.

Registration for Formula Hybrid closes November 12th.

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ESF-1 bonus points deadline has been extended.

The deadline for the 10-point submission bonus is now October 17.

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Formula Hybrid wins 2018 ABET Innovation Award!

Recognized by ABET for innovations in engineering & design education.

Award announcement

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2019 Rules have been posted

They can be found here:   2019 Formula Hybrid Rules

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Energy Allocation and Maximum Accumulator Sizes

Note that the 2019 energy allocation (hybrid category) has been changed.

  • Endurance Energy Allocation: 31.25 MJ

Accumulator capacities are unchanged from 2018:

  • Maximum Accumulator Capacity (Hybrid): 4,449 Wh
  • Maximum Accumulator Capacity (Electric-only): 5,400 Wh