WHAT IT TAKES TO WIN ￼
Business Presentation: Assesses the team’s ability to compile a business plan for an engineering firm that brings their car to market most effectively.
Cost Report: Appraises the team’s ability to efficiently and effectively balance the performance of the vehicle with the cost of designing and manufacturing the car.
Design: Evaluate the team’s ability to apply engineering practices in the design, production, and evaluation of all subsystems on the car.
Autocross: Evaluates the car’s maneuverability and handling qualities based on acceleration, braking, and corning.
Endurance: Evaluates the overall performance of the car and to test the car’s durability and reliability.
Efficiency: Evaluates the car’s energy efficiency by monitoring energy usage during the endurance heat.
Skid-pad: Two heats that mea- sures the car’s cornering ability on a flat surface while making a constant-radius turn.
Acceleration: Evaluates the car’s acceleration in a straight line on a flat 75m strip of pavement.