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Xitadel & Mechanical Simulation Corporation jointly were one of the sponsors of the BAJA SAEINDIA 2015.  “BAJA” is a national level competition organized by SAE INDIA, with the support of the most prestigious automotive companies across India. More than 300 teams participated this year out of which only 110 were selected to fabricate their vehicle and test them at specially built 4.8km Endurance Track as well other torturous test tracks at Natrip NATRAX. This competition is out of the class learning experience for students and thoroughly prepares them for a career in automotive domain.
Acknowledging the potential of these students, Mr. Prakash 'Krish' Krishnaswamy, CEO of Xitadel CAE Technologies India Pvt. Ltd has been sponsoring a Rs.1,50,000 award for the 1st and 2nd prizes of the Manoeuvrability Test. Xitadel and Mechanical Simulation Corporation also sponsored CarSim software for BAJA participants to simulate their BAJA buggy on terrains resembling test tracks at Natrax and perform ride and handling analysis of their vehicles.
Team Nemesis of the College of Engineering Pune won the Endurance Race as well as other awards like CAE, Build quality, Raftaar, Hill Climb etc. The 'Maneuverability Award' sponsored by Xitadel was won by 'Team Conrods' from SRM University, Chennai worth Rs.1,00,000/- and the Runners up award worth Rs.50,000/- for manoeuvrability was won by 'Team Baja Bhais' from PSG College of Technology, Coimbatore. 

Thursday, February 19, 2015 to Tuesday, February 24, 2015
National Automotive Test Tracks (NATRiP)
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