Meet the Race Crew

 

Tomorrow, Appalachian State's Solar Vehicle Team will be sending 15 members to compete in the 2017 Formula Sun Grand Prix! Although this is the second time Team Sunergy will be racing in the FSGP, over half of the members will be attending their first solar vehicle competition. Here are the members making the trek to the Circuit of the Americas in Austin, TX. 

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Dan Blakeley

Races Attended: 2014 FSGP, 2015 FSGP, 2016 FSGP & ASC

Fun Fact: Has fallen out of 7 different airplanes and survived...all of them

Lindsay Rudisill

Races Attended: 2016 FSGP & ASC

Fun Fact: can drink an entire bottle of olive oil

Jake Barnes

Races Attended: 2016 FSGP & ASC

Fun Fact: Has once been appraised at a market value of 20 goat pelts

James Furr

Races Attended: 2016 FSGP & ASC

Fun Fact: Can do half a backflip

Sam Biagoli

FIRST RACE!!!

Fun Fact: Cries when he hears the sound of church bells

Yash Mehta

FIRST RACE!!!

Fun Fact: Held the record for longest fidget spin

 

Kali Smith

FIRST RACE!!!

Fun Fact: Can burp in 7 languages

Diego Lewis

FIRST RACE!!!

Fun Fact: Hopes to one day marry an amish woman

Brandon Schwartz

FIRST RACE!!!

Fun Fact: Compulsively jumps over fire hydrants

Wyatt Bailey

FIRST RACE!!!

Fun Fact: Wears the same pair of jeans everyday

Cristian Gulisano

FIRST RACE!!!

Fun Fact: Hates the smell of cucumbers

Cody Waters

FIRST RACE!!!

Fun Fact: Likes the sound of pickles snapping in half

Lucas Tax

FIRST RACE!!!

Fun Fact: Once rode a emu while firing a crossbow

Austin Shaw

FIRST RACE!!!

Fun Fact: Wants to be a pirate on the great lakes