Weather: 24 ° C, sunny
The team showed up at 7 at Barrie Molson Center to begin the third day of competition. The events scheduled today are acceleration, skidpad, autocross and the design finals.
Last night, the team learned from Twitter that they are among the finalists of the design event with three other teams: McGill University, University of South Florida and Helsinki Polytechnic.
At 7:30, the drivers went to attend the drivers briefing while the rest of the team was busy preparing the day's events. At 8:00, the test results from the prvious day were announced: Formula ETS powered by Videotron came in second in the marketing presentation, 8th in the cost event and is in the top four in the design event. We are first in the provisional rankings, ahead of tomorrow’s endurance race.
At noon, the team went to the test track to take part in the first dynamic events. With a spotless performance from the car and its driver (Charly Brault), the team won the acceleration event with a time of 4.155 seconds. Immediately after this, the team set up the car for the skid pad event, Olivier Rousseau-D'Amours drove the car to a fifth place finish with a time of 5.625 seconds.
After a dinner break, the team went to the autocross event. The dusty track meant the drivers were struggling to find grip. Nevertheless, we managed to do a lap without a hitch: according to our watches, Formula ETS powered by Videotron was ranked in the top 5 in the autocross.
At 6:00PM, the team went to the design finals along with the three other teams. The event was a successful one, the judges asked relevant questions about the innovative design of the car. The results of this event will be known tomorrow afternoon.
Tomorrow will be a decisive day with endurance and fuel economy, 400 points overall.