1986-09-01

The 1986 National Intercollegiate Formula SAE Competition 861304

Many features of the 1986 Formula SAE competition are covered in this paper. Topics include structure of the competition itself, discussion of several important car design options, descriptions of the cars that entered, and results. The competition, held at Lawrence Institute of Technology, in Southfield, Michigan, drew twenty entries designed and built by engineering students from across the United States and Canada.
The competition includes 3 static events and 5 dynamic events run on paved courses. This year's overall winner was from the University of Texas at Arlington.

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