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ASU race car team gets insurance for a pace lap at Phoenix International Raceway


Formula SAE students work in the shop.
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March 29, 2016

The members of ASU's Formula SAE team — a student club building a Formula-style race car for a national competition in June — were hoping to do a pace lap at Phoenix International Raceway on April 2.

Two big hurdles stood in the way: insurance and finishing the car. They've found a sponsor for the insurance, but will the car be ready?

Previous stories in this series:

Oct. 14: Tempe Drift: How an underdog student engineering team is building a race car from the ground up.

Nov. 4: Racing time and money to build a fast car.

Dec. 10: Braking bad: Pressure is on for ASU student engineers building race car

Dec. 17: No brake: ASU team powers through to edge closer to race car

Feb. 1: Coming into the home stretch

March 8: Starting to look like a car

Top photo by Charlie Leight/ASU Now

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