49ers Racing Team Snags 2nd Place overall in International FSAE Competition

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Charlotte’s Formula SAE Internal Combustion team 49ers Racing competed at the annual Formula SAE Internal Combustion competition at Michigan International Speedway from May 7-11 2024. In this year’s competition, the team earned its best result in program history with a 2nd place overall out of 115 other domestic and international teams. The effort at this year’s competition was a resounding success but the path to it was not always smooth and easy. The following report narrates the experience of the team at this year’s competition.

The 49ers Racing Team also placed in the top 10 spots in other events as well:

  • 2nd place – Overall
  • 3rd place – Autocross
  • 3rd place – Endurance
  • 4th place – Business Preparation
  • 5th place – Skidpad
  • 6th place – Efficiency

Read more about their success in the news article that also published on William States Lee College of Engineering.