Illini Motorsports

Racing Illini Since 1979


About Formula SAE

The Formula SAE® series competitions, challenge teams of university undergraduate and graduate students to conceive, design, fabricate, develop, and compete with small, formula-style vehicles. The competitions give teams the chance to demonstrate and prove both their creativity and engineering skills in comparison to teams from other universities around the world.

Meeting Times

General Meeting - 7PM (meeting place varies)

Subsystem Meetings at ESPL
   Aerodynamics - Tuesday 8PM
   Composites - Tuesday 9PM
   Chassis - Tuesday 6PM
   Drivetrain - Thursday 7PM
   Electronics - Thursday 6PM
   Engine - Thursday 8PM
   Suspension - Tuesday 7PM

Member Benefits

Taking part in Illini Motorsports FSAE is a chance for students of all disciplines to surround themselves with people who share their passion for engineering, innovation, and learning. We pride ourselves in our strong bond as a team and dedication to what we do.

Events & Activities

You'll find some of your best friends at our year round social events including networking sessions, tailgating, and casual get-togethers. There's a place for everyone at Illini Motorsports.

Applied Engineering Experience

The beyond-the-classroom experiences you'll have as a member of Illini Motorsports will help you develop academically and professionally for whatever future lies ahead. We look forward to seeing what you can accomplish!


We host regular recruiting events with our corporate sponsors. You'll also get to know our vast alumni network at many of the world's most prestigious engineering companies and graduate schools, including Illinois!