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September 5, 2018 admin

Cage Clean On August 18th, the team got together with some of the other student groups to clean our work areas in preparation for the coming build year. The annual cage clean has always been a good opportunity for prospective students to see the car and talk to senior members of the team before the…

August 7, 2018 admin

To: Sponsors, Family, and Friends of the University of Alberta FSAE Team        Thank you for your continued support of the FSAE team. All the support we get from the University, industry, friends, and family is what makes our team possible. Though this year’s core Formula team was slightly smaller and less experienced…

June 27, 2017 admin

Early in Saturday morning, the team reattached the intake manifold together. The tech inspector came in and gave us the green light. We then rushed to get fuel for endurance. Endurance is the toughest event to successfully complete and we did not get the luxury of testing our car for this event. We were the…

June 27, 2017 admin

The day started out cloudy and chilly which was very unusual but welcomed. Our car went through a quick inspection by the team before it was ready for the first static event of the day: the tilt test. This is where the car is tilted on a platform to 45 degrees and then 60 degrees….

June 27, 2017 admin

It was a hectic day for us. Our day started early with tech inspection and unfortunately, we did not pass it. Next up, everyone on the team had to wear their black team polo shirts with dress pants and shoes for the design review. Despite the entire team looking sharp and ready, the judges took…

June 27, 2017 admin

The first day of competition started out hot and early! We woke up to the hotel breakfast and soon found ourselves departing outside to the airfield where the competition is held. It was 8:30 AM and about 32-degree Celsius outside. A long line has already formed when we got there as other teams also went…

June 22, 2017 admin

With excitement for competition bubbling through our bodies, we as a team are hoping for a smoother go at competition this year in Lincoln Nebraska. The 2017 car was just unveiled last Thursday on June 15th at the DICE Engineering Building. You can read more about it here. The car’s initial design concepts started out…

June 19, 2016 Brett Bishop

The team worked yet another long restless night in our hotel parking lot working on the car, the team arrived to competition ready to attempt our second technical inspection. Unfortunately we were unable to pass on our second round of inspections, although we still had time to try again and solve some minor errors on…

June 17, 2016 Brett Bishop

The team was back at work during day two of our Lincoln 2016 competition! Our second day was both an exciting and emotional day, as the team covered a lot of ground over the course of the day at the competition. We spent the day tending to minor maintenance issues and working towards our technical…

June 16, 2016 Brett Bishop

After our very long 25 plus hour journey, we have arrived to Lincoln Nebraska for our 2016 Formula SAE competition! The team spent the remainder of our day before competition preparing the suspension, body panels, and engine for our tech inspection the next day. We worked long through the night fabricating spacers for our suspension…