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Formula Racing

Raised toward our $15,000 Goal
8 Donors
Project has ended
Project ended on February 29, at 11:59 PM PST
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Formula Racing

Each year, UC Davis’s Formula Racing Team designs and manufactures a fully-electric racing car from scratch and then enter in the Formula SAE competition. Our team is entirely student-run - all design, fabrication, planning, marketing, outreach, and racing is done by students. Last year, we placed 4th overall, 2nd in a 22km endurance race, and 4th in efficiency topping several prestigious universities.



About the fund

Your contributions will support Formula Racing and its mission: to produce innovative engineers for the future, develop high-performance electric vehicles, and support our community and environment. Students leave the team with hands-on engineering experience with communicating, working in groups, and managing time effectively. Many of our alumni go off to make significant impacts in the world with their Formula Racing experiences.



About your donation

Since we rely primarily on sponsorships and donations, your contribution will ensure that we will have enough funds to purchase the materials necessary to take student designs from concept to reality, and produce an electric vehicle that will compete amongst top universities from around the world.


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Signed Thank You Note!

This gift of $100 will qualify for a personalized & signed thank you note with an invitation to receive our monthly newsletters with regular team updates!


Signed Team Photo!

To recognize your gift of $500 we will provide a personalized & signed thank you note with a team photo, and an invitation to receive our monthly newsletters!


Personalized Shout-Out!

Your gift of $1,000 will receive a personalized & signed thank you with a team photo, and a shout-out on our monthly update newsletters and social media!


Factory Tour!

Your gift of $2,000 will help us overcome the budget shortage which limits our engineering capabilities. To thank you, we will specially highlight you on our social media and monthly newsletter, and we will invite you to receive a full tour of our facilities including a Q&A session with the team leads!


Carbon Fiber Part off Vehicle!

Your gift of $5,000 will allow us to thrive creatively by implementing parts which we have not been able to in the past due to budget shortages (such as a full telemetry data acquisition system and a watercooled battery pack). To express our gratitude, we specially highlight you on our social media, monthly newsletter, and website -- and we will provide an invitation to receive a full tour of our facilities with a Q&A session with the team leads. Even more, we will thank you with a carbon fiber part hand-crafted by our composites team!

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