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UND engineering students Derek Remmick, left, and Nathan Wiater, center, smile as they listen to the engine of the Formula SAE car they and other members of the school built for a three-day competition in Michigan. Herald photo by Eric Hylden.

UND team steers toward Michigan

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Revved up, it had the roar of a Formula One racer, and from the front, it sort of looks like one, too, with a sleek front end, big air intakes and wide wheels. At half the weight, though, it's just a baby racer.


The UND mechanical engineering majors who designed and built it say it can reach 60 mph from a standstill in about 3 seconds and top out at 120 mph.

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