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Day 5: The Rayce Goes On
By Joshua Allen on June 29th, 2013
Hello all, Today was the second day of our raycing. The starting flag was scheduled to drop at 9am this morning, meaning we had an early start to the day if we wanted to prepare for the day. After the morning charge, we rolled onto the track to prepare for the green flag. Thanks to the great…
Day 4: Rayce Day
By Joshua Allen on June 28th, 2013
Today was a great day of raycing! We began the day with a few meetings to make sure the drivers were ready and safe for the event and that the rest of the team knew what to expect in the pits, timing tents, and corner worker posts. A bunch of team photos and some quick videos were taken before we set-up with…
Day 3: Final Preparations
By Joshua Allen on June 27th, 2013
Hello all, Just a quick update on today's events before I crash for the night. We successfully re-tested the car on the dynamic braking test to get our tire pressure limit raised from 65 PSI to 90 PSI. It only took three runs to convince the inspectors that we could safely operate at those…
Day 2: The Testing goes On
By Joshua Allen on June 26th, 2013
Hello all, Today was the second of three inspection days for the event. We made the most of today by completing our driver egress testing and clearing issues on mechanical inspections. The drivers all performed amazingly during the egress testing, needing only one attempt each to clear the…
Day 1: Scrutineering
By Joshua Allen on June 25th, 2013
Hello all, Here is a recap on our day and a look ahead at Day 2 of Scrutineering. The team started the day with a group breakfast at 10am. Pancakes, sausage, and watermelon made for a delicious and filling meal to start the day off. We even invited the team from Illinois State University to join…

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