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Lawrence Tech SAE vehicle on display at Concours D'Elegance

Release Date: July 20, 2010

SOUTHFIELD, Mich. –  The 2010 Formula SAE racing vehicle from Lawrence Technological University has been selected for the annual Concours D’Elegance of America at Meadow Brook Hall on the Oakland University campus in Rochester Hills on Sunday, July 25, 10 a.m. to 4 p.m.

Every year a team of Lawrence Tech students design and build a small formula-style autocross racing vehicle to compete in regional competitions sponsored by the Society of Automotive Engineers. Lawrence Tech finished 16th out of 79 competitors at the Formula SAE California competition, and ranked seventh in the design category.

This year’s Concours D’Elegance features 230 cars and motorcycles, including some of the rarest cars in the world and many modern “supercars.”

For information, see www.meadowbrookconcours.org .

Lawrence Technological University, ltu.edu, offers more than 100 undergraduate, master’s and doctoral degree programs in Colleges of Architecture and Design, Arts and Sciences, Engineering and Management. Founded in 1932, the 4,500-student, private university pioneered evening classes and today has a growing number of weekend and online programs. Lawrence Tech’s 102-acre campus is in Southfield, and programs are also offered in Detroit, Lansing, Petoskey and Traverse City. Lawrence Tech also offers programs with partner universities in Canada, Mexico, Europe, the Middle East and Asia.