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2001-2019

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THE 2018-2019 CWRU MOTORSPORTS TEAM

TEAM CAPTAIN

Thomas Filipovic '20: Chassis and Ergonomics Lead, Welding Lead

LEADERS

Clay Hamilton '20: Braking System Lead

Alex Kushner '20: Panels and Composites Lead

Wyatt Slifcak '21: Data Acquisition and Testing Lead

Matthew Stewart '20: Suspension and Steering Lead

Owen Yang '20: Drivetrain - Gearbox Design, Rear Suspension Design

Tim Zhou '19: Drivetrain Lead, CNC Machining Lead

MEMBERS

Nathan Gale '20

Pierce Laing '20

Caden Casanova '21

Tobin Gevelber '21

Nate Salopek '21

Michael Buccieri '22

Leland Frantz '22

Jacob Kauppi '22

Dylan Klabier '22

Adeline Millman '22

Ian Wilson '22

Dillon Somodiji '22

FACULTY ADVISOR

Richard Bachmann, Ph.D.

Photo taken at the 2019 Baja SAE® California Competition

THE 2017-2018 CWRU MOTORSPORTS TEAM

TEAM CAPTAIN

Tyler Eston '18: Suspension and Steering Lead

LEADERS

Sydney Barrueta '20: Finance and Logistics Manager

Caroline Felner '18: Braking System Lead

Nicholas Knorz '18: Drivetrain Lead, CNC Machining Lead

Alex Kushner '20: Panels and Composites Lead

Alex Monier '19: Data Acquisition and Testing Lead

Geoff Svensson '18: Chassis and Ergonomics Lead, Welding Lead

MEMBERS

Corey Kopchak '18

Tim Zhou '19

Thomas Filipovic '20

Nathan Gale '20

Clay Hamilton '20

Pierce Laing '20

Matthew Stewart '20

Owen Yang '20

Tobin Gevelber '21

Aidan Montare '21

Nate Salopek '21

Wyatt Slifcak '21

Stephen Timothy '21

FACULTY ADVISOR

Richard Bachmann, Ph.D.

Photo taken at the 2018 Baja SAE® Oregon Competition

THE 2016-2017 CWRU MOTORSPORTS TEAM

TEAM CAPTAIN

Tyler Eston '18: Suspension and Steering Lead

LEADERS

Caroline Felner '18: Braking System Lead

Nicholas Knorz '18: Drivetrain Lead, CNC Machining Lead

Mantas Naris '17: Data Acquisition and Testing Lead

Daniel Simmons '17: Finance and Logistics Manager

Geoff Svensson '18: Chassis and Ergonomics Lead, Welding Lead

MEMBERS

Genesis Mlakar '17

Corey Kopchak '18

Alex Monier '19

Tim Zhou '19

Sydney Barrueta '20

Thomas Filipovic '20\

Nathan Gale '20

Clay Hamilton '20

Alex Kushner '20

Matthew Stewart '20

Owen Yang '20

FACULTY ADVISOR

Richard Bachmann, Ph.D.

Photo taken at the 2017 Baja SAE® California Competition

THE 2015-2016 CWRU MOTORSPORTS TEAM

TEAM CAPTAINS

Kevin Miller

Linda Relson

SHOP MANAGER

Tyler Eston

MEMBERS

Alex Monier, Alex Shimek, Ben Ault, Ben Whitman, Caroline Felner, Charles Li, Chloe Lim, Daniel Simmons, Evan Rose, Genesis Mlakar, Geoff Svensson, Isaac Shyu, Kevin Miller, Linda Relson, Mantas Naris, Nate Wong, Nick Bi, Nick Knorz, Tyler Eston, Will Koehrsen

FACULTY ADVISOR

Richard Bachmann, Ph.D.

Photo taken at the 2016 Baja SAE® Rochester Competition

THE 2014-2015 CWRU MOTORSPORTS TEAM

TEAM CAPTAIN

Nick Bi

SHOP MANAGER

Kevin Miller

MEMBERS

Alex Letwin, Alex Shimek, Ashley Coggins, Ben Ault, Caroline Felner, Charles Li, Daniel Simmons, CJ Valle, Drew Weibel, Genesis Mlakar, Isaac Shyu, Jack Hourihane, Jacob Rhodes, Kevin Miller, Linda Relson, Mantas Naris, Nick Bi, Nick Knorz, Tristan Dudik, Tyler Eston, Zack McMarthy

FACULTY ADVISOR

Richard Bachmann, Ph.D.

Photo taken at the 2015 Baja SAE® Maryland Competition

2013-2014 BINGHAM'S BEST BRAND "TEAM 60-52" 

TEAM CAPTAIN

Jacob Rhodes

SHOP MANAGER

Dan Lane

CAPTAIN EMERITUS

CJ Valle

MEMBERS

Alex Letwin, Ashley Coggins, CJ Valle, Dan Lane, Drew Weibel, Isaac Shyu, Jacob Rhodes, Kevin Miller, Nick Bi, Nick Jones, Ryan Hansen, Tristan Dudik

FACULTY ADVISOR

Jim Drake

Photo taken at the 2014 Baja SAE® Kansas Competition

2012-2013 BINGHAM'S BEST BRAND "TEAM 83" 

TEAM CAPTAINS

Jacob Rhodes

CJ Valle

BUSINESS MANAGERS

Jacob Greco

Ankur Mohan

MEMBERS

Alex Letwin, Alyssa Wolff, Ankur Mohan, Brian Cirbus,
Brian Guzek, CJ Valle, Daniel Kwass, Daniel Lane, Drew Weibel, Isaac Shyu, Jacob Greco, Jacob Rhodes, Kevin Miller, Meike Ernst, Nick Bi, Nick Jones, Paul Blumenkopf, Phil Rockwell, Ryan Hansen

FACULTY ADVISOR

Jim Drake

Photo taken at the 2013 Baja SAE® Rochester Competition

2011-2012 BINGHAM'S BEST BRAND "TEAM 78" 

TEAM CAPTAINS

Ethan Chaleff

Jordan Cluts

BUSINESS MANAGER

Ethan Chaleff

MEMBERS

Nick Badger, Paul Blumenkopf, Brian Cirbus, Meike Ernst, Jacob Greco, Brian Guzek, Ryan Hansen, Zoha Imam, Alex Letwin, Ankur Mohan, Jacob Rhodes, CJ Valle, and Alyssa Wolff

FACULTY ADVISOR

Jim Drake

Photo taken at the 2012 Baja SAE® Wisconsin Competition

2010-2011 BINGHAM'S BEST BRAND "TEAM 62" 

TEAM CAPTAIN

Rodney Nelson

BUSINESS MANAGER

Ryan Miller

MEMBERS

Nick Badger, Paul Blumenkopf, Brian Cirbus, Meike Ernst, Jacob Greco, Brian Guzek, Ryan Hansen, Zoha Imam, Alex Letwin, Ankur Mohan, Jacob Rhodes, CJ Valle, and Alyssa Wolff

FACULTY ADVISOR

Jim Drake

Photo taken at the 2011 Baja SAE® Kansas Competition

2009-2010 BINGHAM'S BEST BRAND "TEAM 48"

TEAM CAPTAIN

Rodney Nelson

BUSINESS MANAGER

Ryan Miller

MEMBERS

Keith Angelino, Kevin Barry, Timothy Burns, Tim Coan, Jeremy Couch, Rob Daniels, Bradley French, Tom Glen, Daniel Levy, Dane Pittock, Jacob Shackelford, Andrew Smith, and Elliott Sting

FACULTY ADVISOR

Jim Drake

Photo taken at the 2010 Baja SAE® Rochester Competition

2008-2009 BINGHAM'S BEST BAJA

TEAM CAPTAIN

Paul Rockwell

SENIOR MEMBERS

Tyler Casalone

Freddy Doering

Chaz Huddleston

Eric Nielson

Paul Rockwell

Andrew Smith

FACULTY ADVISOR

Jim Drake

Photo taken at the 2009 Baja SAE® Wisconsin Competition

2007-2008 BINGHAM'S BEST BAJA

TEAM CAPTAIN

Shawn Dellinger

SENIOR MEMBERS

Chris Crane

Shawn Dellinger

Alex Sira

FACULTY ADVISOR

Jim Drake

Photo taken at the 2008 Baja SAE® Montréal Competition

2006-2007 BINGHAM'S BEST BAJA

TEAM CAPTAIN

Dan Trivett

SENIOR MEMBERS

Dave Loomis

Frank Mase

Dan Trivett

FACULTY ADVISOR

Jim Drake

Photo taken at the 2007 Baja SAE® Rochester Competition

2005-2006 BINGHAM'S BEST BAJA

TEAM CAPTAIN

Chris Prengaman

SENIOR MEMBERS

Derek Lachut

Chris Prengaman

Jeff Taggart

FACULTY ADVISOR

Jim Drake

Photo taken at the 2006 Mini Baja® Midwest Competition

2004-2005 BINGHAM'S BEST BAJA

TEAM CAPTAIN

Chris Prengaman

SENIOR MEMBERS

Dave Merriman

Mike O'Toole

Bill Rabbitt

Chris Schuab

FACULTY ADVISOR

Jim Drake

Photo taken at the 2005 Mini Baja® Midwest Competition

2003-2004 BINGHAM'S BEST BAJA

TEAM CAPTAIN

Mike O'Toole

SENIOR MEMBERS

Ryan Miller

FACULTY ADVISOR

Jim Drake

Photo taken at the 2004 Mini Baja® Midwest Competition

2002-2003 "TEAM MORADI"

TEAM CAPTAIN

Mike O'Toole

FACULTY ADVISOR

Jim Drake

Team competed at the 2003 Mini Baja® Midwest Competition.  No photos are currently available.

2001-2002 CWRU MINI BAJA TEAM

TEAM CAPTAIN

Comron Moradi

SENIOR MEMBERS

Comron Moradi

John Singleton

John Vogan

FACULTY ADVISOR

Jim Drake

Photo taken at the 2002 Mini Baja® Midwest Competition. No team photo is currently available.

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