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Formula SAE Michigan Comes to Michigan International on May 10-13

WARRENDALE, Pa., May 8, 2017 - SAE International’s Collegiate Design Competition, Formula SAE Michigan, will drop the green flag on Wednesday, May 10, and run through Saturday, May 13, at Michigan International Speedway in Brooklyn, Mich.

Formula SAE Michigan is the largest and longest running of SAE’s Formula events. There are two Formula events held annually in the United States and seven internationally. There will be 120 collegiate teams competing at the Michigan event.

Formula SAE is an engineering design competition in which teams of undergraduate and graduate students develop and build a single-seat race car for the best overall package of design, construction, performance and cost. Participants enhance their engineering design and project management skills by applying classroom theories in a challenging competition.

Formula SAE promotes careers and excellence in engineering as it encompasses all aspects of the automotive industry, including research, design, manufacturing, testing, developing, marketing, management and finances.

The highlight of the event is the endurance competition, which begins Saturday at 1:35 p.m.

For more information on Formula SAE Michigan, visit http://students.sae.org/cds/formulaseries/fsae/. To request media credentials, email pr@sae.org or call 1-724-772-8522.

SAE International is a global association committed to being the ultimate knowledge source for the engineering profession. By uniting over 145,000 engineers and technical experts, we drive knowledge and expertise across a broad spectrum of industries. We act on two priorities: encouraging a lifetime of learning for mobility engineering professionals and setting the standards for industry engineering. We strive for a better world through the work of our philanthropic SAE Foundation, including programs like A World in Motion® and the Collegiate Design Series™.

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