February 2022 Newsletter

Welcome to our Newsletter!

This is the fifteenth 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.

Sponsorship Shoutout! 
Thank You Tesla!

Thank you Tesla for sponsoring the high-performance 18650 battery cells to support our high-voltage vehicle.

Subteams Progress

Teams are making progress on manufacturing parts! The Chassis team started welding the tubes, the Electrical team has been working on soldering PCB boards, the Powertrain team began working on the spline adapter, and Unsprung team is getting their members trained on machining tools at the BAE. 


Top: Soldering on PCB Board
Bottom: Leo Janzen is working on the battery management system main and node boards. Pictured using a Keysight oscilloscope


Top: Turning down the Spline Adapter
Bottom: Spline Adapter working in progress


Top: Chassis welding with Yash 
Bottom: Welded suspension box 


Parts finally arrived for the brake pedal and steering wheel! The unsprung team received training from the BAE on lathe, mills, drill press, and welding. Finalizations are being made ranging from CAM to CNC machining. 

Bingo Card Fundraiser Highlights

Thank you everyone for participating in the bingo card dare fundraiser!
The team fundraised over $700! 
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