UVic Hybrid

2016 Results Overview

UVic Hybrid

UVic Hybrid accepts the GM Best Engineered Propulsion System Award

Hybrid Category

Electric Category

See summary score sheet.

Awards

  • Fiat Chrysler Automobiles Innovation Award: University of Waterloo (Waterloo Hybrid-Electric)
  • Fiat Chrysler Automobiles Industrial Design Award: UVic Hybrid
  • Fiat Chrysler Automobiles Gracious Professionalism Award: RIT Hot Wheelz
  • GM Spirit of Formula Hybrid Award: RIT Hot Wheelz
  • GM Best Engineered Propulsion System Award: UVic Hybrid
  • IEEE Engineering the Future Award: Waterloo Hybrid-Electric
  • IEEE Excellence in EV Engineering Award: UVM AERO
  • Doug Gore Memorial Chassis Design Award: UVic Hybrid

See award descriptions.

Flickr Photo Album

Formula Hybrid 2016

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RIT Hot Wheelz makes it onto the track

After facing some unexpected technical difficulties, Rochester Institute of Technology (RIT Hot Wheelz) was able to reach — and exceed — their goal of completing at least one lap around the Endurance Event track. Their “unofficial” exhibition endurance run in fact totaled close to 20 laps. Congrats RIT!

Rochester Institute of Technology (RIT Hot Wheelz)

Rochester Institute of Technology (RIT Hot Wheelz) heading to the Endurance Event track

Day 4 Midday Report

Cloudy, cool, and windy today with just a few rays of sunshine here and there.

University of Victoria (UVic Hybrid) and University of Waterloo (Waterloo Hybrid-Electric) came out on top for the Design Event.

University of Waterloo (Waterloo Hybrid-Electric) with a design judge

University of Waterloo (Waterloo Hybrid-Electric) with a design judge

UVic also won both Acceleration (5.857 seconds for unrestricted and 7.3 seconds for electric only) and Autocross.

University of Victoria (UVic Hybrid)

University of Victoria (UVic Hybrid)

The winner of both Acceleration (6.207 seconds) and Autocross for the electric car category is Binghamton University (Bearcat Motorsports).

Binghamton University (Bearcat Motorsports) Acceleration Run

So far UVic, Binghamton, and University of Vermont (Alternative Energy Racing Organization) have made it out onto the Endurance Event course with UVM becoming the first car to complete all 44 laps ever in Formula Hybrid history!

University of Vermont (Alternative Energy Racing Organization)

University of Vermont (Alternative Energy Racing Organization)

More teams are lined up for inspections today, including Rochester Institute of Technology (RIT Hot Wheelz) which fixed a suspension problem last night and was last seen getting ready for a brake test.

Lunchtime Update

Five teams are all the way through electrical and tech inspections:

  • Milwaukee School of Engineering (MSOE Motorsports)
  • Rochester Institute of Technology (RIT Hot Wheelz)
  • University of Victoria (UVic Hybrid)
  • Binghamton University (Bearcat Motorsports)
  • University of Vermont (Alternative Energy Racing Organization)

UVic Hybrid and Bearcat Motorsports have also passed the rain test. Other teams are on deck for that …

RIT Hot Wheelz preps for the rain test

RIT Hot Wheelz preps for the rain test