Tom Driving in SAE Race

SAE Race Team 1984

Our SAE TeamAfter being part of the Mini Baja Engineering Team competition in 1982 I jumped at the chance to join the Society of Automotive Engineers Competition Team at the University of Texas at Arlington for the 1984 competition, which was held at our school that year.

tomSAE-4Like the Mini Baja, this was a design, build, and race competition, and, need I say it, our team won first!

I even got the wheels off the ground in a few of the turns! Here are a couple of race pictures and a few close-ups of the car: