History

The Baja Team first competed in 1980 in the Mini Baja East competition under the direction of Alan Nye, mechanical engineering professor. The club folded in the early 1990s, but was reformed by mechanical engineering technology students in the 1996-1997 school year.[1]

Racing Results

Date Competition Place
1980[1] Mini Baja East 1st Place - Endurance; 2nd Place - Overall
1981[1] Mini Baja East 1st Place - Overall
1987[1] Mini Baja East 1st Place - Overall
Oct 25-26, 2002[2] South African Mini Baja (near Pretoria) 1st Place
Apr 4-5, 2003[3] Mini Baja East (University of Central Florida) 1st Place - Acceleration
8th Place - Mud Bogs Challenge
10th Place - Endurance/Sled-Pull/Suspension/Traction/Top Speed
7th and 15th Place (of 49) - Overall
May 8-10, 2003 Mini Baja West
2004[1] Mini Baja Brazil 7th Place (of 80)

Hosted Races

Date Competition
May 5-7, 2005[1] Mini Baja East competition

Advisors

Year Name
1980-?[1] Alan Nye
1996-?[1] Marty Gordon

References

  1. 1.0 1.1 1.2 1.3 1.4 1.5 1.6 1.7 RIT News & Events - October 21, 2004
  2. RIT News & Events - November 7, 2002
  3. RIT News & Events - April 10, 2003

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