August 2019- November 2019
Detailed CAD design of the WFR20-E has been completed. Thousands of hours of design work and over 6000 individual components make up the next generation EV racecar from WFR.
December 2019 - March 2020
The team works tirelessly through the winter to manufacture and assemble all components for the WFR20-E in time for the car complete deadline in mid-March.
The team invites all of its sponsors, friends and family to the WindEEE Research Institute April 4th for the rollout of the WFR20-E. Join us for a technical presentation and the big reveal of our next racecar.
Formula SAE North
From May 27 to May 30 the team will travel south of London to Jukasa Motor Speedway in Hagersville for Formula SAE North. This is the first of two FSAE competitions this season for WFR.
Formula SAE California
From June 17 to 20 the team will be in Fontana CA for FSAE California at Auto Club Speedway. This will be the largest competition for WFR this season competing against teams from across the globe.
In August the team will travel to Pittsburgh Race Complex for the 3rd consecutive year for the annual Pittsburgh Shootout. This year we plan to bring our 2020, 2015 and 2014 cars!
For the final event of 2020 the team will travel to the annual Toronto Shootout hosted by UTFR. The highest speeds of the season will be reached and the best cars in North America will be on track with the WFR20-E.
Who We Are
WFR represents Western Engineering on the world stage in various international Formula SAE competitions throughout the year. There are three distinct phases in our season that ultimately deliver the best learning experience to every team member. In just twelve months we design, build and compete with a new FSAE race car, now entering the second year as an electric vehicle.
WFR's Management Team
Matt has been a WFR member since 2015 and handles all Technical Operations for the team. His extensive vehicle dynamics knowledge has been a driving force on the teams high level design decisions for 2020. Matt has placed a renewed focus on testing & validation to extract maximum performance from the WFR20-E.
External & Racing Director
Mitchell has been a WFR member since 2017 and handles all External & Racing Operations for the team. His passion for manufacturing and supply chain development has pushed the team's composites capabilities and overall build quality to new heights for 2020. Mitchell's background in racing drives a results focused mindset for the team.
Brad has been a WFR member since 2016 and handles logistics, scheduling and finances for the team. His power transmission & electrical wiring knowledge has lead to more seamlessly integrated systems from the harness & drivetrain teams. Brad also ensures all resources to design & build the car are available.