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Get Involved!

Interested students can attend general meetings on Tuesdays at 7:00 PM in Student Union 3A, or can check out the Facebook page for team updates, or email FSAESpartanRacingElectric@gmail.com for information.


Spartan Racing Electric is currently split into five sub-teams: powertrain, software, chassis, aero/composites, and business (management, finance, graphic design). If you would like to check out a sub-team, please attend the general meeting along with the sub-team meeting you are interested in.

About Formula SAE

Formula SAE is a student design competition organized by SAE International. Beginning in 1978 as “SAE Mini Indy”, the event has evolved over the years into a high profile inter-collegiate competition. Teams compete in dynamic and static events; the engineering, innovation, and craftsmanship of the cars reflects the work of the student teams. Formula SAE at SJSU began in 1991 as a senior project for a group of mechanical engineering students.The first car placed 5th at the Ford Motor Company Proving Grounds in Detroit. After a near 17 year hiatus, SAE returned to SJSU in 2009 with the creation the current FSAE team Spartan Racing. Spartan Racing has competed consistently with a new car 7 years running seeing success at Forumla SAE Lincoln, Michigan, and North.

About Spartan Racing Electric

2014 marked the beginning of a new division of Spartan Racing. Spartan Racing Electric was created with the goal of building an all-electric car to compete in Formula SAE Electric. Comprised of SJSU students from varioous backgrounds, the designers of Spartan Racing Electric's competition vehicles, are passionate about alternate energy technology and developing a competitive racing vehicle in a new growing field of electric drive.

SRE's goals consist of:

  1. Improving engineering education.
  2. Providing students with hands-on job-applicable experience.
  3. Strengthening ties between SJSU and Silicon Valley.
  4. Increasing interest in electric vehicle technology.