This is a CO2 Dragster that I designed, 3D printed, and raced. It is a sleek yet sturdy design with minimal drag. It has a long neck to prevent the front half from popping up and rubbing across the wire track. To minimize the friction between the axle and its wood casing.
The goal was to create ergonomic controllers for a person with no arms and no right foot. This project was our final grade for Farmingdale State College level principal of engineering. I designed, assembled, and tested a remote controller for a hypothetical handicap person to drive a RC Car. The special controllers were tested for ergonomics and efficiency where it received a score of 8 out of 10.
This application eliminated the hassle of using a paper based scouting system. In previous years individuals would spend countless hours logging and organizing the data we collected to rank other robots with our own to see where we stand.