RFR closes the 2017 competition season with a third place at the Pitt Shootout and a successful run at SCCA. Both events took place at the Pittsburgh International Race Complex.
Inspiring future generations of engineers! Students from The Academy at Rutgers for Girls in Engineering and Technology visited a few RFR Drive Days over the past two weeks. Members from Rutgers Formula Racing talked to the students about vehicle dynamics, engineering, and the design process.
Rutgers Formula Racing recently visited JAKTOOL headquarters along with the '17 car for a BBQ event. JAKTOOL is a longtime sponsor of Rutgers Formula Racing, providing the team with invaluable service and support.
As the 2018 RFR team gets busy with design and research, several members take the RFR17 for a spin as part of our new driver training.
Rutgers Formula Racing was successful yet again at Formula North. Closing out a historical competition season, RFR placed 3rd place in Endurance, 2nd place in Efficiency, and 6th place overall. Judges and various students from around the world commented on the RFR17's remarkable smoothness, drivability, and impeccable good looks. 2017 will go down in RFR's legacy as one of the most significant years to date.
Check out the RFR17 completing the final lap of endurance here: https://youtu.be/LslJSMulRqo
Thanks to alumni support, corporate partnerships, and the relentless hard work of several students, Rutgers Formula Racing turned heads at the FSAE competition at the Michigan International Speedway this May. Competing alongside 120 international teams, RFR experienced its greatest performance since 2012.
-18th in Engineering Design
-25th in Sales/Marketing Presentation
-33rd in Autocross
RFR is excited to unveil the all-new RFR17 on April 14 & 15 at the 2017 New York International Auto Show. From April 14-23, meet the new team, learn about (Formula) SAE, see RFR16, and more!
Enjoy $2 off your online ticket purchase with "NYRT17"!
We are proud to announce that Nissan North America’s Northeast Region has partnered with us this 2016-2017 Formula SAE season! The Rutgers University community is honored to have a such a prestigious partner with such an extraordinary student organization!
RFR 17 design has finally frozen and the team is about to go into the production and procurement phase...but first: final exams!
There will be no website updates until around Christmas Day.
Good Luck on Final Exams, Students!
We're excited to announce that our 2018 crowdfunding campaign has begun! Your donations not only help to build a racecar, they help to build young engineers as well.
After a very successful and exciting year, we're setting our sights even higher for the 2018 competition season! Your support goes towards data acquisition and component manufacture by supplying the necessary funds for our vehicle management system, new parts, and raw materials.
All your tax-deductible donation goes directly to support our student engineers, manufacturers, team managers, and drivers.
CLICK TO DONATE: RFR 17-18 Crowdfunding Donation Page