By Rodney Nelson, Posted October 7, 2010
On September 25th, the Bingham’s Best Case Baja team traveled to Podium One Racetrack a few miles outside of Louisville, Kentucky to compete in a four-hour endurance race known as Midnight Mayhem. As a regional competition sponsored by the University of Louisville, the race organizers announced the governor for the Brigg’s and Stratton Engines would be set to 4200 rpm, 400 rpm higher than SAE’s designated value. A faster car demanded that drivers know the cars handling characteristics on turns and jumps better than before.
By Ryan Miller, Posted September 30, 2010
From June 11th through the 13th, the CWRU Baja Team competed in the 2010 Wet World Challenge, a national Baja SAE competition in Rochester, NY. The 2010 team was led by captain Rodney Nelson advised by Jim Drake. The team, named Bingham’s Best Brand after the Bingham Student Workshop, where the team builds the car, has competed the past 9 years in the contest sponsored by the Society of Automotive Engineers. Since its conception in 1976, Baja SAE has grown into a premiere intercollegiate design series, where a variety competition sponsors, such as Honda, Briggs and Stratton, and Polaris scout the future engineers of the world.