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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
Karthik Nishanth ME13B083   L.K.Mohitrajhu ME15B038
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
Shashwat Joshi ED14B040