First run of UCI’s 2011 FSAE Race Car

This is a video from Monday, May 30 showing the first run of our FSAE race car. There is a lot of work left to do on this car, but this is great to see.

2011 UCI Energy Invitational Video

UCI’s Center for Engineering Science in Design, Toyota, Millenworks, Kruse Technology Partnership, McCarthy Design Associates, Airflow Systems, and Southern California SAE worked together to make the 2011 Energy Invitational a success at Willow Springs Motorsports Park.

Photo of Competitors at 2011 EI2

Photo of competitors

Photo of competitors

This is a group photo of the competitors at our recent 2011 Energy Invitational at the Streets of Willow Springs prepared by Lee-Huang Chen. A higher resolution image can be downloaded at the link: Energy Invitational Photo

Photos: 2011 UCI Energy Invitational

Lee-Huang Chen and Corey Sandler have posted photos from our 2011 UCI Energy Invitational.

Select this link to Le-Huang Chen’s photo page.

Select this link to Corey Sandler’s Flickr account.

Another view of UCI's Delta CNG-Electric racecar

UCI Seniors prepare Delta for the Energy Invitational

UCI Delta CNG-Electric Racecar

UCI Delta CNG Racecar

The UCI Delta racecar has a CNG 450cc engine combined with a short-distance electric drive.

Another view of UCI's Delta CNG-Electric racecar

Another view of UCI’s Delta CNG-Electric racecar

UCIs Beta Car

1st and 2nd Year UCI Students to run in EI2

First and second year Engineering students at UCI have prepared a car for entry in the 2011 Energy Invitational. Here is a photo of their car.

UCIs Beta Car

UCIs Beta Car

It is powered by a 12hp Briggs and Stratton engine through a CVT and chain drive.

Saddleback College Formula V

Saddleback College joins 2011 Energy Invitational

Saddleback College Formula V

Saddleback College Formula V

Saddleback College will run their Formula V at the 2011 UCI Energy Invitational. Here is photo of the chassis and suspension without the body.

Formula V chassis

Formula V chassis

Chipman's Electric Car

Philip Chipman’s Electric Wind to compete in EI2

Phil Chipman, a local inventor, is returning to the UCI Energy Invitational with his electric three-wheeler. In last year’s event, Phil’s Electric Wind won the award for maximum projected distance on $1.00 worth of energy.

Here is a photo of his vehicle:

Chipman's Electric Car

Chipman’s Electric Car

Here is another view:

Chipman's Electric Car 2

Chipman’s Electric Car 2

For more photos, select this link for his webpage.

UCLA Supermileage

UCLA Supermileage may join Energy Invitational

Melody Vo of the UCLA Super mileage team reports that the change in dates of the Energy Invitational may affect their plans to attend this event. Here is the photo of their proposed entry which competed successfully in Shell Eco-Marathon.

UCLA Supermileage

UCLA Supermileage

Brian Wang 1

Brian Wang to compete in the Energy Invitational

Brian Wang has sent some photographs of the vehicle he plans to enter into the 2011 UCI Energy Invitational.

Here is one:

Brian Wang 1

Brian Wang 1

Here is another view of the car:

Brian Wang 2

Brian Wang 2

And a photo of the driver’s compartment:

Brian Wang 3

Brian Wang 3