IMechE Formula Student sponsorship activities

  • We are delighted to be sponsoring two of the best performing teams in the IMechE Formula Student competition over the next two seasons (2023 / 2024)
  • We look forward to working closely with both teams as they develop, test and optimise their race cars for the main event at Silverstone in July
  • Both teams will benefit from the valuable guidance and advice provided by our technical experts in both ICE and EV technologies
  • The teams will also get the opportunity to run their cars on our state-of-the-art chassis dyno to ensure that their performance, driveability and reliability targets are achieved

Cardiff Racing

Cardiff Racing at Silverstone (2022)
  • Cardiff Racing have competed in the Formula Student competition since 2003
  • The first British team to win the FSUK event (at Silverstone) in 2017
  • The team are developing both ICE and electric race cars for 2023/24
  • Key features of the new car for 2023 (CR19):
    • Pre-chamber ignition technology
    • Modified Triumph 675 engine with bespoke intake & exhaust systems
    • New venturi silencer, electronic throttle and SLS intake system

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University of Nottingham Racing

UoN Racing at IMechE Learn2Win event (2023)
  • UoNR have competed in the Formula Student competition (EV category) since 2018
  • Finished first in the EV category in 2021
  • Awarded best EV in 2022
  • Developing an AWD drivetrain for the 2024/25 season
  • Key features of the new car for 2024:
    • Bespoke 15Ah battery pack
    • Active air cooling system
    • Custom silicon-carbide motor drivers
    • Flat floor and sidepod cooling

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