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.
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.
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
Lee-Huang Chen and Corey Sandler have posted photos from our 2011 UCI Energy Invitational.
The UCI Delta racecar has a CNG 450cc engine combined with a short-distance electric drive.
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.
It is powered by a 12hp Briggs and Stratton engine through a CVT and chain drive.
Saddleback College will run their Formula V at the 2011 UCI Energy Invitational. Here is photo of the chassis and suspension without the body.
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:
Here is another view:
For more photos, select this link for his webpage.
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.