January 2022 Newsletter

Welcome to our Newsletter!

This is the fourteenth of a series of newsletters from Formula Racing at UC Davis. You are receiving this newsletter because you are essential to the success of the team, and we want to keep you updated as to what we are doing! Throughout the newsletters, we will highlight sponsor contributions and provide updates from the previous month. If you are not interested in receiving further emails, feel free to unsubscribe at the bottom of this email.


FRUCD has just moved into WCAE! We are very thankful that the WCAE has provided us with a space to manufacture. Beginning in February, we will be starting the manufacturing process including welding, lathing, and milling Formula parts.

FE9 V4.3 CAD Model

Give Day 2022

FRUCD's video pitch for UC Davis's College of Engineering Give Day 2022!


Our sponsorship materials are here! The Controls team received magnesium for the pedal box (top left), the Structures team received welding materials (top right), and the Electrical team received PCB boards (bottom).


Top: Circuit to test code on vehicle control unit

Bottom: Browser based graphing tool for visualizing telemetry data



CAM for the Differential Sprocket Adapter
CAM for the Tripod Housing


Left: Dedicated workspace located at the Bio & Ag Shop
at Bainer Hall to assemble and weld the chassis

Right: Chassis jig welded at the Bio & Ag Shop


Support the Team!

The FRUCD Crowdfund is starting in February! It's your time to help show your support for the team by donating. Your gifts will support FRUCD and its mission to engage student engineers, produce successful racecars, and support our community and environment.
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