Editor’s note: This is the latest installation in a yearlong series about ASU's Formula SAEFormula SAE is a student design competition organized by the International Society of Automotive Engineers (now known as SAE International). team. Find links to previous stories at the end of this article.
Well, they didn't have a completed car to do a pace lap, but the student engineers building a Formula-style car for competition in Nebraska did make it to Phoenix International Raceway this weekend.
Motorsports fans were drawn to the club's tents at PIR, where their in-progress car was displayed, along with a race simulator that drew participants young and old.
After the moment of respite, it's back to the workshop for these students, who have a race car to finish and test before the national competition in June.
Previous stories in this series:
Feb. 1: Coming into the home stretch
March 8: Starting to look like a car
March 29: One step closer to PIR
March 31: Going full throttle for PIR
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