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Video: Testing new form factors for hybrid and electric racing cars

10 May 2019

The annual Formula Hybrid Competition was recently conducted on the campus of New Hampshire's Dartmouth College and saw 20 teams from the U.S. and Canada race electric and hybrid vehicles created by student engineers.

The competition challenges student engineers to build safe, high-performance hybrid and electric race cars similar to Formula SAE, which is a student design competition led by SAE International (formerly known as the Society of Automotive Engineers).

The University of Victoria racing team from Canada won first place in the hybrid category, earning top scores for engineering design, acceleration and autocross. HyTech Racing from Georgia Tech won first place in the electric category with top scores for design and autocross as well as endurance by finishing all 44 laps of the event.

RV College of Engineering and the UVM Alternative Energy Racing Organization also earned electric-only awards during the event. Dartmouth Formula Racing completed 17 laps to win the hybrid category for endurance, logging the fastest times for both acceleration and autocross.

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