RAFTAR, the IIT Madras Racing team has won the Second Place in the Formula Bharat Championship held in the Kari Motorway in Coimbatore. The team was mentored by Prof. A. Ramesh.
The team finished 2nd overall with 739 points out of 1000 while the best team finished with 748 points. The team stood 1st in Skidpad, Endurance and Fuel Efficiency categories. The team was the fastest in the 20 km run and finished 3rd in Business Plan and 4th in Design events.
The car had several new systems in comparison to the one developed last year. Front and rear Aerofoils were introduced, ECU was tuned in Bosch Bangalore by doing several tests in their test lab, design validation was done wherever possible and tested extensively at the Brakes India Track.
The Team 'RAFTAR' comprises of the following students :
|Shwajeet Sikchi||ME13B075||Jaikrishna S||ME14B029|
|Sooraj Narayan||ME13B068||S Kaushik Ram||ME14B032|
|Shubham Ashta||ME13B092||Vishnu N||NA14B047|
|Y Abhiram||ED13B003||Neelkamal Somishetty||ME14B063|
|Kishal Saxena||ED13B029||Maheshwarran K||ME14B038|
|Rishabh Kumar Rathore||ME13B089||Harikrishnan||ME14B110|
|Sahil Gupta||AE13B046||R Gowdham||AE15B014|
|Keerthan Shetty||ED13B028||Bharath S||ME15B015|
|Johaan Chacko Mathew||ME14B031||Joshua David.J||NA15B012|
|Aishwary Gupta||ME14B099||Aman Vaibhav||ME15B081|
|Anshu Kumar||ME14B102||Harish P||CH15B044|
|Paul Martin||ME14B050||S.M.Karthik Sundar||ME15B159|
|Sai.Yaswanth.Mummaneni||ME14B043||Aditya Vipin Thomas||ME15B004|
|S Sirish||ME14B060||Haresh Rengaraj||ME15B029|
|Ashwin Kumar Sampath||ME14B105||Anirudh||ME15B162|
|R Sharan||ME14B059||Nagesh A P||ME15B045|
|V Rangeesh||ME14B055||Veral Bhartia||ME15B146|
|Vishal Malavath||ME14B039||Harish Balaji||ME15B031|