The Bikery, a local bike shop in Baldwinsville, has given much great advice and design expertise to both the Caz and B'ville teams as they work on their cars. They have even custom ordered hard to find parts from around the world.
The Cazenovia EDD Class and the HS Racing Team helped their teacher write a grant to build a second car and fund their trip to Limerock. The Central New York Community Foundation came through with a grant for $7300.00. This has been the single largest sponsorship for any team in NY state to date. The Central New York Community Foundation, through the effective use of its endowment, enhances the quality of life for those who live and work within the Central New York community. Please click on the CNYCF graphic to the right to learn more about their work in CNY.
Two years ago the Caz students had an idea for a custom part they needed for the drive system of their 2nd car. Indian Springs Manufacturing built the part for them. If this were industry,the parts would have cost over $8000.00 to manufacture. They are now working with the Caz students to manufacture a motor mount designed by the students for their new Etek motor in car # 37.
The 2006-07 Caz team had been looking for a specialized motor for their 2nd car for over 2 years. The motor went out of production in early 2006, and became very scarce, selling used on ebay for up to $2000.00. Sinclair Community College in Dayton, Ohio found a vendor and bought a new motor for the team.
D & D Motors, a Syracuse based electric motor company specializing in golf cart motors and controllers. If you are looking for a custom motor, D & D's motors can be found on many electrathon websites nationwide as well as their own. Engineer Vic DeJohn custom designed and built a motor for Cazenovia's racing team, and has also helped their students better understand electric motors. He will be at Cazenovia's open house on April 28th!
Caz High School's EDD class wrote a proposal and sent it to Alltel in Fulton, New York. Their proposal garnered a $5000.00 check to help build their second car. The sponsorship changed from Alltel to Windstream Communications in the summer of 2006.