‘Leopard 1.0’ a formula racing car, which is made by engineering students of Poornima University Jaipur, is going to participate in national level racing competition ‘SUPRA 2015’. The competition will be organized by Society of Automotive Engineers (SAE India) at Madras international racing track, Chennai from 15th to 19th of July. Around 110 formula cars will take part in this event, but interesting is that ‘Leopard 1.0’ is only one car from Rajasthan State.
Mohammad Varis, team leader of ‘Leopard 1.0’ informed that “team Leopard is a team for formula car under Poornima University’s SAE India Club. The Club consists of group of 52 engineering students and 2 faculty members from Poornima University, Jaipur. This club had taken an initiative in September 2014 to participate in ‘SUPRA 2015’".
He further told that Team Leopard is an ideal description of the team consisting of members who are smart in grasping and are innovative and passionate. Team leopard has successfully cleared SUPRA SAE INDIA 2015 virtual round competition held in VEL-TECH University, Chennai on 8th to 10th January 2015, organized by Society of Automotive Engineers (SAE India). SAE INDIA has approved the design of student formula car presented by the team. Now team is finally going to participate in national racing competition (endurance round) from 15th to 19th July at Madras international racing track, Chennai.
Ashwani Kapoor, HoD, Mechanical Engineering of Poornima University stated that total cost of this car is Rs. 3, 75,000. Tata Nano’s engine used in this car after modification from 634 CC to 598 CC.
Om Tuesday, in an event held in Poornima University campus, Raj Singh Rathore, Director,(Thar Motor Sports) and Yash Kumar, Director, Axis Power sports, (Polaris Distributor) took test drive and also advised to make better this formula car.
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