MIT Motorsports (Formula SAE)
  • Driving at Lincoln Collegiate Competition 2019
  • Working on control board in shop
  • Dani looks "under the hood"
  • Rod Bayliss driving
  • MIT Motorsports car at competition
  • Internal combustion and electric car of MIT Motorsports at Palmer Race Track

By emphasizing rigorous engineering, technical expertise, and effective management, MIT Motorsports empowers students to become engineering leaders. Our team of around 40 undergrads design, manufacture, and compete with a formula-style electric racecar every year. Almost all of our car—software, electrical system, aero, and mechanical systems— is designed and built by undergraduates. 

If you're looking for a place to hone your engineering skills by working on real systems, MIT Motorsports is the place for you. No prior experience required -- we'll show you the ropes! If you’re interested email


MIT Motorsports (Formula SAE) At a glance

Number of Members:

44 members in 2020-2021
Team leaders: 
  • Jorge Nin
Year began: 
Amos Winter
Team Updates

In the 2019 competition, the team placed sixth in a field of 25 competitors at the Formula SAE Electric Competition. The summer competition of 2020 was cancelled due to Covid-19.

Our Sponsors

Edgerton Center, Altium, Mechanical Engineering Department, Marlin Oil Corporation, kx, General Motors, AIRTECH Advanced Materials Group, Beantown Taqueria, Bertucci's Italian Restaurant, Electrical Engineering and Computer Science Department, FUTEK Advanced Sensor Technology, SBG Systems, Blue Origin, Advanced Circuits, AeroAstro Department, Gordon Engineering Leadership Program, LINEAR Technology, The First Electronics Corporation, MIT Lincoln Laboratory, VectoIQ, SKF, Calspan, Bender, Auto Accessories Garage

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