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The Terps Racing team won the Formula SAE West 2008 on Saturday, held at California Speedway in Fontana, California. During the four-day event, the team placed first overall out of 83 teams from all over the world in the Formula SAE car contest.

At the competition, judges rated the cars in seven categories, with the combined score comprising a team?s overall place. The Terps Racing car had the following results:

    1st in acceleration

    3rd in skidpad

    4th in autocross

    4th in endurance/fuel economy

    6th in cost

    9th in presentation

    T/10th in design

Teams from universities and colleges from the U.A.E., Japan, Sweden, Brazil, China, Mexico, Canada and Venezuela competed at California Speedway, as well as several dozen from across the U.S.

For more information on Terps Racing and its Baja and Formula SAE cars, click here.



June 30, 2008


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