eMotoRacing Varsity Challenge

Varsity Challenge Winners

2016 – University of Sherbrook’s Project EMUS

2015 – Rochester Institute of Technology’s Team EV

2014 – Virginia Tech’s Team BOLT

Electrifying Engineering Student Competition

Are you a college student taking some engineering classes, and wondering how you can use your education to impact the world?  Do you and your engineering buddies also like working hard and playing harder?  And scholarships — you like those too, right?  Great!  You and your team sound like the perfect candidates for eMotoRacing’s Annual Varsity Challenge, sponsored by Woodcraft Technologies.

The Varsity Challenge is held each year at the New Jersey Motorsports Park, and our goal is to pit as many collegiate engineering teams against each other as possible.  For science.


“The present is theirs; the future, for which I really worked, is mine.” ~Nikola Tesla

We all stand upon the backs of giants when we create.
Become one of this generation’s giants.

Join us for our upcoming 2017 season, and our 4th Varsity Challenge.  Exact date will be announced at the end of this current 2016 season.  Request early entry and more information by filling out the contact form below.


Recent Varsity Challenge News

Varsity Challenge 2016 ROUND TWO

Sunday Results Sunday’s round two of this weekend’s eMotoRacing Varsity Challenge at New Jersey Motorsports Park took on a different look than Saturday’s event. The student built prototypes held their own against the private teams on their production based ebikes. Although round one was exciting, it settled into 2 distinct races within the 6 lap …
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Varsity Challenge 2016 ROUND ONE

Saturday Results The University of Sherbrooke, Quebec takes home a $500,00 scholarship provided by Woodcraft Technologies for winning the first of two rounds of the eMotoRacing Varsity Challenge. Rochester Institute of Technology was a close second and looking forward to tomorrow’s final round with another $500.00 scholarship on the line. Keep up to date with …
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3rd Annual eMotoRacing Varsity Challenge July 9th - 10th

The 3rd Annual eMotoRacing “Varsity Challenge” ebike roadrace will take place July 9th and 10th at New Jersey Motorsports Park. Collegiate racing teams from the US and Canada will race their engineering student built prototype electric racebikes in the AHRMA sanctioned event. The top placing university team will take home a $1000 scholarship awarded by …
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Press Release -- Rochester Institute of Technology EV Team to Compete!

The Rochester Institute of Technology Electric Vehicle Team has announced their entry into the eMotoRacing Varsity Challenge motorcycle road race at New Jersey MotorSports Park this July 11 and 12. The RIT student-built racebike will be piloted by Isle of Man Manx GP veteran racer Karl Smolenski. The prototype bike carries a maximum battery voltage …
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Announcing eMotoRacing's 2015 Varsity Challenge

Press Release Announcing eMotoRacing’s 2015 Varsity Challenge New Jersey Motorsports Park and eMotoRacing are pleased to announce that electric racebikes engineered and built by university students are invited to compete in the 2015 “Varsity Challenge” event held July 11 and 12. Several engineering colleges around the nation are using the platform of zero emissions motorcycle …
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