Teams from James B. Conant High School and Rolling Meadows High School enjoyed a VIP experience at the Indianapolis Motor Speedway after winning their own race in the Illinois Energy Efficient Vehicle Competition last month in Joliet.
Charlie Mitchell, machinist for Andretti Autosport, spent up to eight hours setting up his five-axis machine with 10 tools to run 30 to 40 different processes on a part. Using UNILOK pallets, set-ups times are 70 to 80 percent shorter.
The 101st edition of the Indianapolis 500 (Indy 500) took place on May 28, 2017. Takuma Sato, a professional IndyCar Series driver and member of the Andretti Autosport team, crossed the finish line first becoming the 69th winner by a margin of .2011 of a second.