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DIY 09-29-2011 11:25 PM

Wanna see something cool Oct 1 at mosport go-keart track?
So it kinda late notice but I figured I'd post this anyway.

If your into formula racing, you might be interested in coming to the UofT shootout. Its held by Uof T and shcools from
Around Ontario and even the states will be there.

The competition is a formula style racecar built with a motorcycle engine weighing about 500lb, I think there's an event on the grand prix too so there's lots to see that day, for the event its free so if you want come by

My bad I don't have a pic handy but I will post some, and for now google formula SAE if you interested


DIY 09-29-2011 11:28 PM

And never again will I start a thread on my phone

dble Trouble 09-30-2011 12:11 AM

Lol at post 2. What day of the week is that?

dble Trouble 09-30-2011 12:11 AM

Holy shit thats Sat. I'm working dude. That sucks. Let me know how you guys do.

DIY 09-30-2011 12:28 AM

Thanks! Yah I had to take work off to go :( ill see if I can get the car to come out on the 15th :D

noodles101 09-30-2011 12:32 AM

i go to u of t i didnt hear about maybe its the engineering dpmt.

DIY 09-30-2011 12:43 AM

Kinda, formula sae is extra curicular, but its been goin on for a few years now

noodles101 09-30-2011 12:47 AM

do u go to st george campus? i think my buddy in mech eng actually told me somthing about this..couple years back..about them building a car or something.

DIY 09-30-2011 01:00 AM

Lol I actually goto Ryerson :P

StraightSix 09-30-2011 01:35 AM

What time is the event scheduled for? I go to Ryerson too, i heard about this a couple days ago.
DIY what program are you in?

DIY 09-30-2011 07:51 AM

For the most part its an all dat event, will prob end around 5... I'm in mech Eng, but it you want to join the team its open to all programs, as we need marketing and busimess stuff too

StraightSix 09-30-2011 08:46 AM

Well I'm in mech eng so i dont think i'd be very helpful in marketing lol.
I'm gonna try and make it out to this, seems pretty interesting. What are the different kinds of competitions? Is it just timed laps or are you also competing in acceleration, braking, etc...

DIY 09-30-2011 08:56 AM

Its kinda like an autocross setup on a track, otherwise wed need aero... But the real comps that take place aere detroit, California and England(we get to goto silverdtone :D) if you goto the formula sae site you can get a better read on what the real competition is like... And its definately more involved...

Khe 23 is where the shop is so come by today if you want to check it out, ill be there around 2 probs

Ceeker 09-30-2011 09:00 AM

here is the link:

DIY 09-30-2011 09:17 AM


Originally Posted by Ceeker (Post 1526581)

You tha man!

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