Formula Student is the biggest univesity level engineering design competition held annually in 8 countries which include Formula Student Germany, Formula Student Australasia, Formula Student UK, Formula Student California. Student teams from all over the world design, build, test, and race a formula style racing car.
The competition has two types of events:
1 Business Plan Presentation
2 Cost and Manufacturing
3 Engineering Design
1 Skid Pad
The competition is not about solely making the fastest car, but rather making a car with the best overall package of construction, performance, and financial and sales planning. The car must have good driving characteristics such as acceleration, braking and handling and can be offered at a very reasonable cost and be reliable and dependable. The events are judged by a jury of experts from the tech-giants and top automobile companies like Audi, Mercedes, Ferrari, etc.