Another school year is now well underway and with it, the production of next Michigan State Formula SAE vehicle, Car 9. We are currently finalizing design and are in the core of the manufacturing process. We focused the beginning of the school year on building a strong team and we have been very successful!
During October, the team participated in its first big event of the year, the MSU Homecoming Parade. This community event is great exposure for the program and lots of fun for team members. This year Car 15 was driven in the parade by Andrew Gryczan, a Michigan State Formula SAE alumnus who graduated in 2008. Also in October, several team leaders got to meet and talk with former Formula One and sports car racer Derek Daly about the necessity for successful racing teams to be cohesive and well-prepared.