Previous Race Results

2011

The 2011 ViaCar competition was held in the Price Center East Ballroom at UC San Diego on May 8, 2011. 7 teams from 2 schools attended: UC San Diego (UCSD) and UC Los Angeles (UCLA). The course was measured to be 350ft long. See pictures from the competition.

Place Team Name School Time (s) Speed (ft/s) Members
1 Speed Equals Null UCSD 1:02.37 5.6 Kevin Choi, Justin Huang, Alvin Jianto
2 The Noisies UCSD 1:17.8 4.5 William Breidenthal, Robert Moroto, Hernando Rico, Trevor McCann
3 Jombies 2 UCSD 2:23.33 2.44 William Lu, Jennifer Wang, Garret Yamasaki, Henry Yip
- Yellow Cab UCSD - - Paul Yoo
- Fixed Gain UCSD - - Ronak Patel, Andrew Smith, Michael Manahan
- Team Bison UCLA - - Jeff On, Leo Szeto
- Team VHS UCLA - - Susan Huon, Nick Estella, Keith Zhen, Koay Soon Chan

2011 Race Course

Rough sketch:

A picture of the actual course:


All the team leads with their cars.

2010: The Inaugural Year

The 2010 ViaCar competition was held in the Price Center East Ballroom at UC San Diego on May 9, 2010. 7 teams from 4 schools attended: UC San Diego (UCSD), UC Los Angeles (UCLA), UC Riverside (UCR), and UC Santa Barbara (UCSB). The course was measured to be 290ft long. See pictures from the competition.

Place Team Time (s) Speed (ft/s) Members
1 UCLA1 40.07 7.24 William Lu, Tran Dam, Andrea Wang
2 UCSD2 51.06 5.68 Jordan Rhee, Robert Moroto, William Breidenthal
3 UCR1 1.11.72 4.04 Alex Eisner, Luke De Ruyter
4 UCSB1 1.51.59 2.60 Ryan Bahneman, Peter Krogen, Dan Kouba, Spencer Wass, Rotem Raviv


The actual track differed from the pictured track in that we replaced the figure 8 with a smooth curve. The track was designed by Justin Tse.


A lineup of the cars from the 2010 competition.


A few of the people that made ViaCar possible, including Fran Abrams from ViaSat.