McMaster hybrid electric race car finishes 2nd at Formula Hybrid competition

May 11, 2015

McMaster's hybrid electric race car has had its best ever finish.

The car - overseen and operated by a team of 50 students - finished second at this year's Formula Hybrid competition, held at New Hampshire Motor Speedway.

The team was awarded the GM Best Engineered Hybrid System Award and the IEEE Engineering the Future Award.

The car also had the fastest lap time and the fastest average lap time.

McMaster's team finished third overall at the 2013 competition.

The crew will next travel to Seattle, Washington for the EcoCAR3 Year 1 Final competition.