UNF Osprey Racing’s SwoopD3 flies at annual college racing competition

Source: http://members.jacksonville.com/news/metro/2014-05-27/story/unf-osprey-racings-swoopd3-flies-annual-college-racing-competition   SwoopD3 came to Michigan International Speedway ready to put the screaming osprey on its nose across the finish line first. But a broken wing put the University of North Florida’s Osprey Racing team in 82nd place this month at the annual Formula SAE competition, one slot down from last year’s single-seat race […]

Pod Rods: award winners, New York show premieres and UNF’s Osprey Racing

Source: http://jacksonville.com/community/mandarin/2014-03-21/story/pod-rods-award-winners-new-york-show-premieres-and-unfs-osprey The University of North Florida’s Osprey racing team showed off its third-generation race car at the March 9 19th annual Amelia Island Concours d’Elegance. Showing off the completed frame with suspension and engine pieces in place, the soon-to-be completed car is set to compete May 14 to 17 at the annual Society of […]

Osprey Racers turn Lot 18 into a racetrack

Source: http://unfspinnaker.com/osprey-racers-turn-lot-18-into-a-racetrack/ While most students were sleeping in or soaking up the sun, one group of students spent Labor Day working under the sun in Lot 18. They blocked the exits with vehicles and marked a course with orange cones. A formula racing engine roared to life. They transformed Lot 18 into a racetrack. Osprey […]

Swoopdie2 hits the road as UNF’s Osprey Racing prepares for next year’s SAE Formula competition

Source: http://members.jacksonville.com/news/metro/2013-07-16/story/swoopdie2-hits-road-unfs-osprey-racing-prepares-next-years-sae-formula Jason Binder flipped down his helmet visor as Swoopdie2 idled around him. Then the single-seat racer, a screaming osprey airbrushed on its nose, pulled away from the University of North Florida’s Osprey Racing team to lap Lot 18 at the Jacksonville school. Summer may be vacation for most students. But Osprey Racing is […]

UNF engineering team builds, races Formula SAE car

Source: http://jacksonville.com/news/metro/2012-05-08/story/unf-engineering-team-builds-races-formula-sae-car#ixzz2y9oH6n8b Ten months ago, the University of North Florida Osprey race car was a steel cage and aluminum pieces. Now the 70-horsepower, 500-pound single-seat racer hits 60 mph in 4 seconds, Osprey Racing president and engineering student Ben Witten said. Next, people will see how good its design and construction techniques are as the […]