2016 Formula Hybrid Competition – Day 1: Inspection Day!

2016 Formula Hybrid Competition – Day 1: Inspection Day!

By Quinn Nurmeste Day One had the University of Victoria’s Formula Hybrid Team facing both successes and challenges with regards to our student-built hybrid race […]

2016 Formula Hybrid – Day 2: First to pass all inspections!

2016 Formula Hybrid – Day 2: First to pass all inspections!

by Quinn Nurmeste The University of Victoria’s Formula Hybrid Team had an extremely successful Day Two. The team, as usual, had the “late to bed, […]

2016 Formula Hybrid – Day 3: Our dynamic dream team!

2016 Formula Hybrid – Day 3: Our dynamic dream team!

by Quinn Nurmeste Day Three was the first day that the University of Victoria’s Formula Hybrid Team had the opportunity to take our hybrid racecar […]

2016 Formula Hybrid – Day 4: Victorious!

2016 Formula Hybrid – Day 4: Victorious!

  by Quinn Nurmeste The last day of the Formula Hybrid competition began in the same way as the previous three days — cloudy, cold, […]

A successful test day and an improved motor bracket

A successful test day and an improved motor bracket

By Quinn Nurmeste During the University of Victoria’s formula Hybrid Team’s last test day, one of the main focuses was testing an improved motor bracket. […]

Success with our Electronic Throttle Body

Success with our Electronic Throttle Body

For those who are unaware: the throttle body is a valve that controls how much air goes into an engine. The more air that goes in, the […]

Frame FEA Complete!

Frame FEA Complete!

After over 3 months of nonstop frame development, our team has hit a huge milestone! We have completed finite-element-analysis (FEA) of our 2015 Formula Hybrid […]

Initial Engine Dyno Testing Results

Initial Engine Dyno Testing Results

After several supply setbacks the powertrain group has got our 2014 KTM SX-F 250 engine on the engine dyno! The engine dyno allows us to […]

Meet…our new Electronic Throttle Body!

Meet…our new Electronic Throttle Body!

                By Quinn Nurmeste For the 2017 season, the University of Victoria’s Formula Hybrid Team has designed a […]

New paint – bring on the blue!

New paint – bring on the blue!

It’s been four days since the removal of the preliminary wiring harness, and the tubular steel skeleton of the UVic Hybrid Team’s vehicle has undergone […]

Pre-testing Assembly and Preparations

Pre-testing Assembly and Preparations

By Corey Spetifore The air is abuzz with enthusiasm and concentration in Q-Hut, where the UVic Hybrid Team is hard at work fastening components to […]

Routing the wiring harness

Routing the wiring harness

With electrical tape and intense patience abound, three engineering students diligently route the numerous strands of their Formula Hybrid car’s wiring harness amongst its tubular […]

Testing days: four completed for 2016!

Testing days: four completed for 2016!

  By Corey Spetifore With four days of testing completed and now just five weeks remaining until competition, the UVic Hybrid Team is continuing their fine-tuning to […]

The building of a CANduino

The building of a CANduino

Controller Area Network (or CAN) is a communication protocol used throughout the automotive industry to facilitate communication between low level microcontrollers and sensors. CAN is […]

This week is all about race prep!

This week is all about race prep!

by Corey Spetifore The University of Victoria’s Formula Hybrid Team, after months of designing, 10 weeks of intense testing and consuming countless Red Bulls, has […]

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Welcome to the UVic Hybrid Team!

Welcome to the UVic Hybrid Team!

The summer and fall of 2014 have seen a number of important and exciting changes for our team. In June 2014, we attended the EcoCAR 2 Year 3 competition and placed 10th, being the top […]

Our car

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The UVic Formula Hybrid vehicle is an Open-Wheel Single-Seater Plug-in Hybrid Electric Race Car.