4 Teams Cleared to Race

1 May

Yale Bulldogs Racing, Dartmouth Formula Hybrid, University of Vermont Aero, and Lawrence Tech Blue Devil Racing have all passed the inspections necessary for them to race. The tests are comprehensive, and include a mechanical inspection, electrical inspection, a tilt test, an egress test (to see how fast the drivers can exit the vehicle), a fuel test, and a braking test. After a team passes all of these tests they are cleared to race. 

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Above: Lawrence Tech undergoes mechanical inspection

 

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Yale Bulldogs Racing after passing the brake test

 

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After passing each of the required tests, the car is given a signed sticker. After passing all tests, the car body receives the full 2013, signifying it is ready to race. 

 

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Dartmouth Formula Racing on the test track

 

One Response to “4 Teams Cleared to Race”

  1. Serge cote May 1, 2013 at 7:03 pm #

    Go LTU… Number 30

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