Wisconsin Racing has a rich tradition of success with internal combustion racecars in the Formula SAE competitions. The University of Wisconsin-Madison has had an internal combustion team since 1988.
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Business And Operations Team
The business and operations team works to build a public image for Wisconsin Racing through social media, public relations and sponsorship acquisition, as well as maintain team organization and workflow. We are also responsible for competition items such as the cost report and the business presentation.
Team Members: Troy Sonnleitner
The electrical subteam is responsible for the design, manufacturing, and testing of all electronic components on the vehicle. In addition to managing the distribution of power to all components and sensors, the electrical team is also responsible for the acquisition and transmission of vehicle data.
Team Members: Rishi Patel, Nathan Husemoller, Jacob Hoeg
From simulation to fabrication, the powertrain team designs, fabricates, and tests nearly all engine components and subsystems necessary to create a high performance powertrain package. We convert fuel to fun.
Team Members: Dylan Studden, Louie Meysembourg, Ellie Pecore, Nate Guth, Linnea Emerson
The aerodynamics team for the combustion car collaborates closely with their electric equivalents. They are responsible for designing any aerodynamic elements as well as testing their efficiency through various software to optimize efficiency.
Team Members: Troy Sonnleitner, Lenea Guse
The chassis team works to harness the power created by the powertrain team by putting it to the ground in the fastest and most efficient way possible. They are responsible for the hybrid monocoque frame, steering, suspension, and vehicle dynamics to make Wisconsin Racing vehicles some of the best handling in the world.
Team Members: Jack Tamar, Chris Nguyen, Colin Zheng, Ben Nass
The composites team is responsible for manufacturing any parts of the car that are carbon fiber, mainly the monocoque, bodywork, and the wings, as well as maintaining any other aerodynamic elements on the vehicle.
Team Members: Walker Silha, Danny Kamenecka
Powertrain Lead, Lead Machinist;
Powertrain, Lead Machinist;
Team Principal, Business Lead; 2014-2018
Powertrain Lead; 2014-2018
Aero/Ergo Lead; 2013-2018
Team Principal, Powertrain Lead; 2014-2018
Technical Director, Aero Lead; 2015-2018
Chassis Lead, Powertrain; 2014-2018
Tech Director; 2015-2017
Team Principal; 2015-2016
Aero/Ergo Lead, Data Aq.; 2011-2017
Powertrain R&D; 2014-2017
Electrical Lead; 2014-2016
Technical Director, Chassis & Dynamics; 2013-2016
R&D and Simulation; 2009-2015
Chassis Group Leader; 2011-2015
Financial Director; 2010-2015
Technical Director; 2010 - 2014
Chassis Group Leader
Powertrain Group Leader; 2012-2014
Technical Director, Engine Calibration; 2009-2013
Driveline Design, Powertrain Group Leader; 2009-2013