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Formula SAE Lincoln, Formula SAE Electric to Run

Consecutively in Lincoln, Neb., on June 21-24

WARRENDALE, Pa., May 31, 2017 - Formula SAE Lincoln and Formula SAE Electric, both part of SAE International’s Collegiate Design Series, will take place June 21-24 at the Lincoln Airpark in Lincoln, Neb.

About 110 college teams are expected to participate in the two events - 80 in Formula SAE Lincoln, and 30 in Formula SAE Electric.

Both Formula SAE Lincoln and Formula SAE Electric are engineering design competitions for undergraduate and graduate students. The engineering design goal for both competitions is for teams is to develop and construct a single-seat race car for the non-professional weekend autocross racer with the best overall package of design, construction, performance and cost.

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.

While SAE’s Collegiate Design Competition hosts several Formula events, Formula SAE Electric is the only one in which participants use an electric motor.

The featured event of the competitions is the endurance race. Both endurance races begin at 8:30 a.m. on Saturday, June 24.

For more information on Formula SAE Lincoln, visit http://students.sae.org/cds/formulaseries/west/.

For more information on Formula SAE Electric, visit http://students.sae.org/cds/formulaseries/electric/.

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 127,000 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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