August 3, 2020

Duke Motorsports is excited to partner with Ricardo PLC for the 2020-2021 Formula SAE racing season. As partners, Ricardo PLC will provide Duke Motorsports with full access to Powertrain simulation softwares such as WAVE, IGNITE, and RDM. Ricardo's gas dynamics simulat...

January 9, 2020

Duke Motorsports and ExxonMobil are excited to announce a partnership for the 2019-2020 Formula SAE season. ExxonMobil was previously a sponsor for the Duke Motorsports FSAE team, last seen during the 2016-2017 FSAE season. ExxonMobil will be providing Duke Motorsports...

December 20, 2019

You've probably seen how investing in Duke University Motorsports and Formula SAE can be a great benefit to you and your company. However, you might be wondering how you can help us out and get donations to us to help us reach the next level in competition. In this blo...

October 28, 2019

Auto racing provides a medium for companies and partners to promote their brand to an ever-growing audience that is unique and innovative compared to traditional forms of advertising. Through Formula SAE sponsorship packages, a company gains a return of investment thro...

September 20, 2019

Duke Motorsports is proud to partner with Siemens for the 2019-2020 Formula SAE season. A long trusted company in the engineering industry, Siemens will be joining forces with Duke Motorsports and providing access to top of the line software such as STAR CCM+ in order...

August 13, 2019

Auto racing has long been a tradition around the world. NASCAR and its V8-powered racing started on the coast of Daytona Beach in the 1940's. Formula One got a chance to show their supercharged engines in the 1950's. In the modern era, motorsports such as Global Rallyc...

July 18, 2017

Last weekend we had our first driving day of the summer.  Four of us braved the heat and took the car out for a spin.  It was Will's first time driving and it was almost impossible to get him to stop because he loved it so much.   Here is a video of us racing around th...

July 18, 2017

For the new 2012 Duke FSAE car, I've decided to redesign the exhaust system for a number of reasons. The primary reason for redesigning the exhaust system stems from the team's decision to eliminate the rear box from the frame, which shifted the suspension placement on...

July 18, 2017

I've outlined why we're doing aero in a previous post; now I'm going to talk about how we're going to do it.  As a recap, we want to maximize downforce while minimize drag and weight.  We have other constraints too, such as the rules, manufacturing capability, and of c...

July 18, 2017

The one thing I didn't talk about in my last post was active aero.  Active aero opens a whole new can of worms, but I think it's doable (see Oklahoma's car - it's pretty awesome).  I'm taking a different approach, which will be a simpler system consisting of only a mov...

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