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West Virginia University Mountaineer Racing designs and builds highly competitive Formula SAE® race cars while preparing the next generation of transformative engineers and business leaders for the automotive industry and related fields.Join Mountaineer Racing!
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WVU Race Team Receives Award from DENSO Foundation
West Virginia University's Mountaineer Racing team recently received a $30,000 award from the DENSO North America Foundation in support the development of an engine dynamometer testing facility. The facility will be used to test and tune the team's racing engines.
Mark Ziegler Will Join Roush Fenway Racing
Upon graduation in December, Mark Ziegler, a mechanical and aerospace engineering major from Glen Allen, Virginia, will officially join the team at Roush Fenway Racing in January 2019, working as an aerodynamics design engineer, working mostly with RFR’s NASCAR Monster Energy Cup Series cars.
Recruiting Students for the 2019 Team. Courses Available.
We are currently recruiting team members for the 2018-2019 academic year. Interested students can sign up for MAE 271 and MAE 371 technical elective courses or the MAE 471 senior capstone course earning credit toward their degree. Contact Dr. Scott Wayne to learn more about these courses. As always, volunteers from all majors are welcome! Join our team and Race to the Top!Join the Team!
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The Department of Mechanical and Aerospace Engineering is proud to offer students the opportunity to participate in hands-on, experiential learning opportunities through engineering competitions like Formula SAE®. Mountaineer Racing relies heavily on the generous support of alumni and donors to infrastructure improvement, fabrication and travel expenses. Please Donate.Make a Donation
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Team Member Profile2018 Suspension Team Member Gabe Ott talks about his experience with the WVU Mountaineer Racing Formula SAE Team and his passion for rally car.
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