Formula Student provides an incredible opportunity for students to gain a range of skills, that can only be developed in this kind of real-world environment. This will benefit them in their future employment, and many go on to work for leading companies
Formula student is an international engineering design event with over 600 teams that compete globally.
Held by the Institute of Mechanical Engineering, it aims to excite and encourage young people to pursue a career in motorsport. The event is judged not only on your Race Car's speed in the Dynamic Events but also on a range of Static Events. To succeed a team must have design and costing justifications, business presentation skills, and strong management and teamwork skills.
It has become an impactful, industry recognised competition, supported by leading companies such as Bosch, Mercedes-AMG, Jaguar Land Rover, MathWorks, McLaren, GKN, AB Dynamics, ANSYS, and many more.
HOW TO WIN?
Teams are judged by experienced industry specialists and receive points for competing in the static and dynamic events
Design, Cost and Sustainability, and Business Presentation Judging
Technical and Safety Scrutineering
Brake and Noise Test
Skid Pad (Figure of 8)