Formula Student is the most prestigious engineering competition for students with over 600 university teams, from all over the world, competing in it. The aim of the competition is the education and development of students through the design and manufacturing of a competitive racing vehicle, and the success of the team is judged by renowned engineers from the automotive industry as well as the motor sport industry.
Students compose a detailed report of all costs related to materials, production and assembly. Points are obtained based on the final score of the vehicle and the quality of the report.
The business presentation is set to demonstrate a business case to potential investors, that is created to show how to sell a racing vehicle. Key features and advantages of the vehicle, the design process, production possibilities and business offers must be mentioned.
The most demanding static event is defending your project. Participants must be ready to explain why they used selected materials, components and systems, why they assembled them in that way and how do their solutions fit into the market demand. This is discussed with engineers from the most prestigious automotive and motor sport companies. The vehicle must illustrate the best engineering solution.
This discipline focuses on the engine and transmission performances, as well as the suspension needed to achieve maximum tire grip.
Driven on a track in the shape of the number 8, giving the teams a chance to show how their vehicle behaves when cornering. The vehicle must exhibit good lateral acceleration to pull a figure-of-eight in the least amount of time
This race is designed to train for Formula 1, testing handling and maneuvering on a narrow track, 800m long.
Fuel consumption is monitored during the Endurance race