Background Information

A team of mechanical engineering students at St. Cloud State University are building a formula one race car. These students are responsible for all aspects of the race car including design, fabrication, and tuning. St. Cloud State has had several formula style race cars built over the past decade. Each year, the new team learns from the mistakes and successes of the previous year. This design process serves as a learning tool to give future engineers real world experience.

The Society of Automotive Engineers (SAE) is an organization that sets the standards which all formula cars must be built. SAE hosts the race in Michigan where the car will compete against 120 cars from different schools around the world. The cars will be judged in a number of static and dynamic events including technical inspection, tilt test, brake test, endurance race, and acceleration test to name a few. Prior to competing in these events, the cars must be qualified by passing a rigorous technical inspection. Some of the events in the technical inspection include the following: an inspection of the frame, a tilt test, and a brake test. The competition will be held on May 9th through the 12th of 2012.


Husky Motorsports is very thankful for the support of their sponsors. Nearly all funding for this project comes from generous local businesses. The team appreciates the opportunity to achieve real world experience that cannot be gained in a classroom. Husky Motorsports Team would like to formally say thank you to all of our sponsors.

Title Sponsor

International Precision Machining

IPM Logo IPM specializes in the manufacture of customer designed, precision machined components used primarily in power train applications, utilizing some of the latest CNC machine tools along with the latest manufacturing strategies.  The industries served are; construction, industrial, off-highway, recreational and military.  Our customers are currently located in the United States, Mexico, Canada and Europe.



Platinum Sponsor

Brainerd International Raceway

Brainerd International Raceway is Minnesota's premiere motorsports facility. With three race track configurations, BIR offers the best in drag racing and road racing, including the Lucas Oil NHRA Nationals, the NASCAR K&N Pro Series, the SCCA Trans-Am Series and much more. It's also home of the BIR Performance Driving School. It features on-site camping, 164 full-service RV sites, 12 luxury condos, a full bar and grill and more. Visit or call 1-866-444-4455.


Gold Sponsors

Luther Honda House Powersports

Our dealership has a rock solid reputation of providing excellent service, support and satisfaction. We pride ourselves on giving our customers the best service available, the best parts and accessories, and a staff that understands all aspects of our business.

Rhoda Olsen

Rhoda Olsen made a kind personal donation to help the formula one car team.


AMSOIL formulates a wide selection of synthetic lubricating oils for all types of engine and gear applications, including those for specialized vehicles and severe operating conditions. In addition, AMSOIL has developed sophisticated fuel additives, filtration systems and other companion products that supplement and extend lubricant performance. All are distributed through a worldwide network of independent Dealers. This complete line of quality products is recognized by countless private motorists, fleet managers and industrial administrators as the best and most cost-effective choice for increasing engine performance, reducing maintenance and prolonging vehicle and equipment life.


Dassault Systèmes SolidWorks Corp. offers complete 3D software tools that let you create, simulate, publish, and manage your data. SolidWorks products are easy to learn and use, and work together to help you design products better, faster, and more cost-effectively. The SolidWorks focus on ease-of-use allows more engineers, designers and other technology professionals than ever before to take advantage of 3D in bringing their designs to life.


Silver Sponsors

McDowall Company

IPM LogoMcDowall Company is a fifth generation family owned business based in Waite Park, MN. McDowall Company employs near 150 team members in its busy season to provide its customers with the latest innovations in commercial roofing, heating, cooling, ventilation and temperature control. Safety, quality, and timeliness are brought to each project to help all customers "Master the Elements". 320-251-8640.



Federal Premium Ammunition
  • Federal is a wholly-owned subsidiary of Minneapolis, Minnesota-based ATK that manufactures a complete line of shotshell, centerfire and rimfire ammunition and components. Nearly 1,000 employees work at the Anoka, Minnesota facility. The facility is located on 175 acres in Anoka County and spans the border of Anoka and Coon Rapids with half a million square feet of manufacturing space. Federal Premium® Ammunition is the company's flagship brand and focuses its competitive advantage on cutting edge technology

Ickler Company Incorporated

Ickler Company has been rooted in the Central Minnesota community for over 60 years, providing high quality machine shop services, including custom fabrication to prototyping manufacturing that is being delivered throughout North America and overseas. As a traditional machine shop we are the perfect fit for people needing modifications or repairs of their equipment and equipment parts. We also provide custom machining services ranging from modifications of surgical tools to farm equipment.


Bronze Sponsors

Country Cat

Country Cat started in the fall of 1991. Dave and Mark Wanderscheid (owners) started young in the business. Dave was 20, Mark was 16 with 2 years of high school left. Country Cat started small and the first year we only ordered 14 machines. Today we are one of the largest Arctic Cat dealers in the nation. We also maintain one of the highest C.S.I. (Customer Satisfaction Index) scores Arctic Cat has in the nation. We contribute this to being a Arctic Cat only store not carrying competitive brands to concentrate on being the best at what we do.

St. Cloud Antique Auto Club, Inc. Pantowners

The St. Cloud Antique Auto Club, Inc. was formed in 1971. There are no restrictions on membership, all you need is the desire to promote the enjoyment and preservation of antique automobiles. Our mission is to preserve the history of the Pan Automobile; to introduce and educate current and future generations about the collector car hobby; to promote fun and fellowship amongst its members and to invest time, talent and capital into future club projects and functions.




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