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2014 Oregon Tech Racing Team

2014 Oregon Tech Racing Team

OIT Racing is a student club at the Oregon Institute of Technology located in Klamath Falls, Oregon. Our goal is to design, build, test, and race in the annual Formula SAE® competition. Formula SAE® is a student design competition organized by SAE International. The concept behind Formula SAE® is that a fictional manufacturing company has contracted a design team to develop a small formula style race car. The prototype race car is evaluated for its potential as a production item. The target marketing group for the race car is the non-professional weekend autocross racer. Each student team designs, builds and tests a prototype based on a series of rules whose purpose is both to ensure onsite event operations and promote clever problem solving. This is an international race, with approximately 80 Universities competing from around the US and World.

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2013 Lincoln Autocross, 4th Place Finish

2015 FSAE Lincoln

We are registered for FSAE Lincoln 2015. Car #40 will be the best car we have ever produced. Stay tuned for more information.

2014 Results

It is with the greatest regret that we must announce that the Oregon Tech Racing team will not be attending the Formula SAE Lincoln competition this June. We felt that the car would not have been built in the professional manner that we want, given the time left we had until competition.  We strive to produce professional quality and beautiful cars and do not want to show up with anything but the best. We are looking into our options for the future to ensure this will not happen again, with one of them being to adopt a two year cycle to give more time to design and build.

2013 Results

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Having two years of experience, the team finally saw success scoring well in Autocross, Endurance, and Design. With a 16th place finish overall in Formula SAE West, Oregon Tech Racing had their best finish yet. The team plans to improve on static events, and are aiming for a 1st place finish overall next year in Lincoln.

2012 Results

In 2012 the team scored an impressive 5th place position in Acceleration and 16th place in the Autocross event. Finishing overall in 35th place out of 77 schools that participated, there is still a lot of development to be done as we approach the 2013 season.

2011 Results

The 2011 OIT Formula team finished in the top 25 out of 80 teams in all of the dynamic events with an 8th place finish in the premier event, the endurance race. We successfully completed the event without any mechanical failures, and passed technical inspection without any problems. The Formula SAE team gained recognition from local news station KOTI-Klamath Falls due to their success.

 

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Recent Posts

The OTR4 is ready to test!

Late Wednesday night (11/12/14) the team started up the 2014-2015 Oregon Tech Racing Formula SAE racecar. The OTR4 will begin it’s initial testing Saturday (11/22/14). The car will be stressed tested and will be ready to go for competition in June. Stay tuned for more pictures, videos, and updates!

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The OTR4 will debut a variety of new technologies, such as Carbon Fiber Uprights.

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