Chassis In

Wow, what a gorgeous chassis.

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With a beautiful Carnegie Mellon Racing Red powdercoat, our completed chassis is now gracing our Garage. Assembly is now set to begin! Look for more exciting progress in the next week.

Powder Coating

Where is the chassis?! Thanks to a heroic effort from our welders this past week, CMR 14e’s chassis has been sent to powder coating over a month earlier than in previous years. Our Garage looks empty now that tab production has ended. Notice to multitude of new tabs and chassis structure required by our 100% electric powertrain. Look forward to the shiny new chassis arriving next week!

Not to stay idle, CMR took this opportunity of a clean Garage to show some local high school students who are interested in STEM careers around the Garage. It was great seeing young students excited about race car engineering!

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Tabs and Snowball Enduro

CMR has entered the final tabbing phase before the chassis is sent out for powdercoating this week. Brand new high-voltage wire routing tabs can be seen, along with the huge high-voltage disconnect switch required by the rules.

A sweet driver training corner has been set up for taking breaks in the Garage too, keeping us sharp during these cold winter months.

Although this digital training might be enough for most teams, CMR stepped up this year by attending PittRace’s first Snowball Enduro. With sub-20 degree temperatures and an ice-covered karting track, CMR raced many other teams in a slipping and sliding filled competition. We scored a Second Place trophy, which is not bad considering 2 of our 3 teams broke their karts mid-race.

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