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Hey everyone,

I've decided to try to help out the Univeristy of Washington, given the recent budget cuts and the fact that I am an MBA in the business school there.

Anyway, they have a team that builds a race car from scratch and then enter's it in a series of competitions. I thought that there might be some members of this board that may be able to help us with something. Given these are young people aspiring to do something each of us hold dearly.

They need to find a testing venue. Think big flat parking lot. They would bring the car down to the site on a weekend, set up a cone course similar to autox and test various settings and go through driver's training. Some of them are accomplished racers already (karting champion in Hawaii).

If any of you know of anyone that might have the ability to let them use some space, please send me a note. They have a relationship with the Tacoma Dome, and until recently Boeing. Unfortunately, Boeing needed the space back given the crazy work hours they were running with the 787 issues.

They have a pretty good system in place for doing this.

PM me here or email me

cobb dot trevor @ gmail dot com

Thanks guys,

Trevor
 

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My Football loyalty rests squarely with the Army Team.

Go Black Knights!!


On the car note, yes, the car guys thing runs pretty deep with me too.

:shift:

I guess my "car enthusiast" attitude outweighs my "I hate the Huskies" attitude.:evil: I wish the UW team luck!:shift:

**Bet you are glad to have football season over...-poke-:D
 

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The UW team has about 60 people. I'd make it about 61 I guess. I told them I wanted to be involved as I thought the MBA skills would be helpful to the undergrads. That may turn out to be true, but it seems they are much more interested in having me drive, which would be fun if my schedule permits it.
 

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I built the body for our formula SAE car in college. What a fun competition!
Perhaps another better funded University is not too far away and you can do a practice event together. That's what we did.
There are a few close to us, but we seem to be the better funded.
 
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