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SAE International Announces Award Results for the 2008 Formula SAE VIR Competition

WARRENDALE, Pa., May 19, 2008 - Following are the key award results from the 2008 Formula SAE® competition held at the Virginia International Speedway:

SAE Cost Award
This award recognizes the team who receives the best score in Cost - $500
Winner - University of Wisconsin – Madison

Honda Engineering Design Award
The top three teams in the Design Event - $1000, $725, $525
1st place – University of Wisconsin-Madison
2nd place – Virginia Tech
3rd place – Missouri University of Science and Technology

SAE Presentation Award
The team that receives the best score in Presentation - $500
Winner - Virginia Tech

Autodesk Inventor Design Communication Award
Awarded to the team(s) whose exemplary Design Report demonstrates the best written & graphic communication of their engineering and design process - $750, $500, $250
1st place – Missouri University of Science and Technology
2nd place – University of Wisconsin-Madison
3rd place – Northern Illinois University

Buehler "Innovation in Mechatronics" Award
Most Innovative use of a fractional horsepower electric motor - $700, $200, $100
1st place – University of Illinois-UC
2nd place – University of Wisconsin-Madison
3rd place – Drexel University

SAE Acceleration Award
This award recognizes the team who receives the best score in Acceleration - $500
Winner - University of Maryland

SAE Skid Pad Award
This award recognizes the team who receives the best score in Skid Pad - $500
Winner - Virginia Tech

HOOSIER TIRE AUTOCROSS AWARD
Fastest three laps in the autocross competition - 8 free tires, 6 free tires, 4 free tires
1st place – University of Wisconsin-Madison
2nd place – Missouri University of Science and Technology
3rd place – University of Illinois-UC

Goodyear Best Performance Award
Top 3 teams in the Endurance event - 3 sets of tires, 2 sets of tires, 1 set of tires
1st place – University of Wisconsin-Madison
2nd place – Missouri University of Science and Technology
3rd place – University of Illinois-UC

General Motors Fuel Economy
This award recognizes the team who received the best Fuel Economy score - $1000, $600, $400
1st place – University of Cincinnati
2nd place – University of Maryland
3rd place – Missouri University of Science and Technology

Honda Dynamic Event Award
Best Overall in Dynamic Events - $1000, $725, $525
1st place – University of Wisconsin-Madison
2nd place – Missouri University of Science and Technology
3rd place – University of Illinois-UC

William C. Mitchell Rookie Award
Best finish for a first year entry - Racing by the Numbers
Winner - Central Piedmont Community College

Spirit of Excellence Award
Top ten overall finishers - $3000, $2000, $1000, $600, $500, $400, $300, $250, $250, $250
1st place – University of Wisconsin – Madison
2nd place – Missouri University of Science and Technology
3rd place – University of Illinois-UC
4th place – University of Cincinnati
5th place – Drexel University
6th place – University of Maryland
7th place – Virginia Tech
8th place – University of Alabama-Tuscaloosa
9th place – SUNY Buffalo
10th place – Oklahoma State University

For detailed results, including scores, visit http://students.sae.org/competitions/formulaseries/

 

 

 

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