The Staff of Motorsport Marketing
The Staff of Motorsport Marketing Writer
6/21/23 12:04 p.m.
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  • Entrant: Wreck Racing
  • Total Budget: $1099.50
  • Event Year: 2011

Georgia Tech has a history of bringing homebrewed, forced-induction setups to our $2000 Challenge. For our 2011 gathering, the team entered a Miata powered by a forced-fed Lexus V8, a setup good enough for a fifth-place finish.  

The team had bounced back from adversity to make the big show. When …

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maschinenbau
maschinenbau GRM+ Memberand UberDork
6/21/23 4:35 p.m.

Ah yes, the first racecar I ever worked on. Don't forget to mention it won the Challenge the year before in 2010. We pretty much ruined a winning recipe by adding the supercharger and swapping the trans for a manual. 

That wing was an aerospace student's senior design project, if I recall correctly, and was rumored to support the weight of 4 freshmen. 

Robbie (Forum Supporter)
Robbie (Forum Supporter) GRM+ Memberand MegaDork
6/21/23 4:47 p.m.

Where is it now?

maschinenbau
maschinenbau GRM+ Memberand UberDork
6/21/23 4:53 p.m.

In reply to Robbie (Forum Supporter) :

RIP In Pieces

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