Jayhawk Motorsports is a student organization within the School of Engineering at the University of Kansas. For over 10 years, students have designed and built award-winning racing vehicles. Each year, cross-disciplinary teams build vehicles to take to national and international competitions against other universities. The vehicles are judged on a wide variety of criteria such a design, performance and marketing. Students gain experience in project management, design, manufacturing, testing and perhaps most imporantly, teamwork.
Jayhawk Motorsports challenges engineering students to design and manufacture high-performance racecars to compete on an international stage at Formula SAE competitions. Through this program, students gain unparalleled real-world experience in automotive engineering and develop invaluable skills in engineering, communication, business and teamwork that will undoubtedly craft them into well rounded and well prepared professional engineers. With a strong sense of pride and top place finishes at races and competitions, the JMS team promises to represent its sponsors and the University of Kansas in the most positive light.