Duke University Motorsports is a student group that designs and builds open wheel, single seat race cars to compete in the Formula SAE competition sponsored by the Society of Automotive Engineers. The team consists of Duke students from both Pratt and Trinity, in all classes. The purpose of the team is to provide students with a way to gain practical design and manufacturing experience in a fun and challenging setting.

Tuesday, September 1, 2015

Start of Something New

The first of week of school marked the beginning of yet another exciting year for the Duke Motorsports team. In this week, we hosted a barbecue for new members outside of our garage, we participated in the Duke University Activities fair, and even had a driving day. 

Team recruits new members at Duke's annual activities fair
With more than 50 new people attending our annual barbecue, we are confident that we will be able to meaningfully expand our team.

Team hosted barbecue: excitement and burgers everywhere
Emily imparts wisdom

We've started designing and manufacturing for the new year already and are hitting the ground running. Here is a sneak peak of some of our team building the frame jig and welding the frame!

Ella and Keith trying on the frame for size