Team History

In 2014 the UNC Charlotte Baja SAE team competed in Pittsburg, KS. The team finished 40th out of 120 cars overall. The team experienced a broken axle during the first hour of the endurance race, got it fixed, went back out for over an hour, then broke it again. However they had a strong showing of 12th overall in the sled pull event. They made their pulls early in the morning in the rain, while many of the top performers waited until the afternoon when the track dried up.

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2014 UNC Charlotte SAE Baja Car.

Performance in individual events:

Design: 56th

Cost: 23rd

Acceleration: 21st

Sled Pull: 12th

Maneuverability: 31st

Suspension & Traction: 54th

Endurance: 55th


In 2013 the UNC Charlotte Baja SAE team competed in Putnam, Tennessee. The team finished 46th out of 100 cars overall. The team fell victim to a black flag during the endurance race, so did not finish. However they were one of only 31 teams to finish the suspension and traction course.

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2013 UNC Charlotte SAE Baja Car.

Performance in individual events:

Design: 38th

Cost: 35th

Acceleration: 41st

Sled Pull: 55th

Maneuverability: 63rd

Suspension & Traction: 28th

Endurance: 51st


In 2012 the UNC Charlotte Baja SAE team competed in Burlington, Wisconsin. The team finished 54th out of 102 cars overall. The team suffered a pinched fuel line for most the competition, leading to lower engine power.

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2012 UNC Charlotte SAE Baja Car.

Performance in individual events:

Design: 84th

Cost: 57th

Acceleration: 85th

Sled Pull: 80th

Maneuverability: 62rd

Suspension &

Traction: 35th

Endurance: 29th


In 2011 the UNC Charlotte Baja SAE team competed in Pittsburg, Kansas. The team finished 38th out of 87 cars overall.

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2011 UNC Charlotte Baja SAE car.

Performance in individual events:

Design: 41st

Cost: 43rd

Acceleration: 10th

Sled Pull: 6th

Maneuverability: 39th

Suspension &

Traction: 35th

Endurance: 47th


In 2010 the UNC Charlotte Baja SAE team competed in Clemson, South Carolina. The team finished 75th out 90 cars overall.

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2010 UNC Charlotte Baja SAE car during the endurance event.

Performance in individual events:

Design: 46th

Cost: 79th

Acceleration: 69th

Sled Pull: 29th

Maneuverability: 54th

Suspension &

Traction: 71st

Endurance: 60th


In 2006 at the Mini Baja East Competition, the UNC Charlotte Baja SAE team finished 11th overall out of 65 cars.

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2006 UNC Charlotte Baja SAE Car ready for the Water Maneuverability competition.

Performance in individual events:

Design: 11th

Cost: 35th

Acceleration: 17th

Water Maneuverability: 17th

Log Pull: 4th

Land Maneuverability: 21st

Suspension &

Traction: 11th

Endurance: 8th