Founded in 1998,
University of Alberta Formula Racing
is the university's premier racing team.
Not your everyday
More than 500km of testing.
2020 season, we're ready for you.
"Formula SAE is the premier student design competition in the world."
Dr. Bob Woods
The idea is that there exists a hypothetical company that wants to mass-produce a race car for the consumer market. Learn More about Formula SAE
Teams around the world design and showcase a prototype car that will be judged by industry professionals.
"Being on the Formula SAE team has taught me how to fail fast - race car design promotes innovative design unlike anything else and when working under strict timelines, determining the value of a new idea quickly and efficiently is essential."
"There's nothing better than building a race car from the ground up with your bare hands. Formula SAE allows you to see your own design come to fruition and gain valuable engineering experience, unobtainable in a classroom, all while developing long-lasting relationships."
"Formula SAE is in a league of it's own. This is the very definition of learning by doing!"
Vehicle Dynamics and Aerodynamics
"Formula SAE has given me the opportunity to leverage what I am learning in the classroom in a real-world, hands on situation. It has allowed me to step away from the books to help design and fabricate a race car, all while meeting new people and expanding my network!"
"Joining the Formula SAE team gives the opportunity for students to grow in ways they never thought possible. Time and time again, we surprise ourselves with what we are able to achieve and how we do it. This is more than just a group of students, its a family devoted to the development of each other."
To win Formula SAE.
Almost all major components of our vehicles are designed in-house! We're comprised of:
→ Vehicle Dynamics
→ Aerodynamics and Body
→ Powertrain and Drivetrain
→ Cockpit, Controls, Brakes, and Safety
→ Electronics and Data Acquisition
Almost all of our parts, components and molds are manufactured in-house! We're involved with:
→ Composite Manufacturing
→ 3D Printing
→ Water jetting
- → Lots of carbon fiber!
We've built a car, now it is time to close the deal with a manufacturing* company and mass produce it!
We deal with:
→ integrating lessons learned in Finance, Accounting, Marketing and SMO.
→ a prompt, to which we create a full business plan in all aspects of the organization and present this plan at competition.
*a hypothetical company!
In-person competitions have been cancelled due to COVID-19.
We are now participating in the Virtual Formula SAE Competition.
Jukasa Motor Speedway.
27 May 2020
Virtual Formula SAE.
11 June 2020
Auto Club Speedway.
17 June 2020
Ready to have the time of your life?
We are currently hiring members for our Electric Vehicle project, however if you're interested in Combustion Vehicle, fill up the form and we will get in touch with you!
psst: Industry Professionals are always on the look out to hire students involved with Formula SAE.
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