On September 28, the Baja SAE China 2021 competition, directed by China Association for Science and Technology and hosted by China Society of Automotive Engineers (SAE), came to a successful conclusion in Xiangyang, Hubei Province. The Hurricane racing team of Shenzhen Technology University (SZTU) Racing Studio participated in the competition for the first time and won the third prize in undergraduate group nationally. The award-winning team from SZTU was led by two teachers and included 25 students of different grades.
The Third Prize certificate awarded to SZTU Racing Studio [Photo/College of Urban Transportation and Logistics]
The Baja SAE China is a national competition where student teams in automotive-related majors from higher education institutions and vocational colleges compete in the design, manufacturing and inspection of off-road vehicles. The teams are required to use engines of the same type and build small off-road vehicles in accordance with the specified rules, standards and time limit, and then go through a variety of tests.
The opening ceremony of the competition gathers over 100 racing teams on September 24. [Photo/College of Urban Transportation and Logistics]
The Hurricane racing team of SZTU Racing Studio spent nearly 2 years preparing for the competition and made painstaking efforts to design, develop and test the U8 race car despite various difficulties. During the competition, the team won the fourth place in undergraduate group in the commercial marketing event on September 26, and the race car obtained excellent results in the hill climb, acceleration and endurance race events despite the varied topography, which showcased its extraordinary strength and speed.
The U8 race car built by SZTU Racing Studio runs in the race competition. [Photo/College of Urban Transportation and Logistics]
Group photo of the award-winning Hurricane racing team [Photo/College of Urban Transportation and Logistics]
Established by the College of Urban Transportation and Logistics in September 2019, SZTU Racing Studio is committed to developing Baja race cars, Formula race cars and unmanned driving cars, and carrying out related activities on innovation, entrepreneurship, public services and science popularization.
SZTU Racing Studio [Photo/College of Urban Transportation and Logistics]
On April 16 this year, SZTU Racing Studio and StarkStrom Augsburg Racing Team of Augsburg University of Applied Sciences signed the Memorandum of Understanding, which marked a milestone of international cooperation for the studio. On October 7, the studio successfully completed building its first electric Formula race car, preparing for the next competition.
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