Racing ahead on buddh international circuit
Team Haya Racing, the formula racing team of PES University put up a creditable performance at the Supra SAE India 2016 event held at the Buddh International Circuit, Greater Noida. Over 123 engineering colleges from across the country took part. The team bagged First place in the Business Presentation Category.
In this category marketability of the budget formula racecar, functionality of the presented business model and investment ideas are evaluated by a panel of experienced business professionals. The formula style racecar, built in-house by the students, sports a 390cc KTM Duke engine equipped with a fully programmable ECU and weighs just 220 kilos. The team through this initiative acquired practical CAD and CAE skills and welding and power tool experience.
The collaborative R&D efforts with industry professionals’ at sponsoring companies, Gabriel India, 3M, Magod Laser, and Accutech Enterprises proved to be valuable learning interaction for the students. Team Haya Racing plans to work on building a new and improved car for the event in June 2017 with the goals of further downsizing and rigorous testing. PES University supported the initiative of the students and department of mechanical engineering with funding, workshop facility, labs for design and testing permissions. Team Haya Racing was led by Nitin E Reddy and comprised of Abhilash S Rao, Abhishek Basrithaya, Amith TM, Anirudh Bharadwaj, Aravind Kommineni, Chirag K, Chiraag D, Deepak M, K Sai Sharath, Kiran Koti, Nikith D Jain, Paritosh R, Pavan Bhat, Poornesh Hathwar, Pradyumna SA, Rajat Lokesh, Rajath Rao, Sandeep Patil, Saptarshi Pal, Shounak Bhattacharayya, Shreyas VJ, Sujay Y.