Formula SAE is a student design competition sanctioned by SAE International. The goal of the competition is to design, build, and test a prototype 1/4-scale Formula One style racecar. The target marketing group is the average weekend autocross racer. The Clarkson Formula SAE Team consists of 10-15 members of various majors.


Every year the Formula Knights competes at the Formula SAE Michigan Competition in May at the Michigan International Speedway, or at the Lincoln Competition in June in Lincoln Nebraska. The competition is divided into two categories; static and dynamic events. 


Static Events

  • Design

  • Cost & Manufacturing Analysis

  • Presentation


Dynamic Events

  • Acceleration

  • Skid Pad

  • Autocross

  • Endurance

  • Fuel Economy