IMechE Formula Student is here; This is all you need to know

 Formula Student Team After months of planning, designing, building and testing; the UKs IMeche Formula Student competition is finally here! The Univesity of Wolverhampton Race (UWR) Team have been working hard on transforming their third car (Wolf 3) into a reliable, cost-effective, innovative single-seater.

The competition, situated at the home of the British Grand Prix, Silverstone Circuit, aims to develop enterprising and innovative young engineers and encourage more young people to take up a career in engineering. The format of the event provides an ideal opportunity for the students to test, demonstrate and improve their capabilities to deliver a complex and integrated product in the demanding environment of a motorsport competition.

Breakdown of the weekends events 

The event is broken down into two main categories; static and dynamic:

Static Events  

  • Technical and Safety Scrutineering - Thursday 20th July 
  • Tilt Test - Thursday 20th July 
  • Brake and Noise Test - Thursday 20th July 
  • Design, Cost and Sustainability, and Business Presentation Judging - Friday 21st July

Dynamic Events

  • Skid Pad (Figure of 8) - Saturday 22nd July
  • Sprint - Saturday 22nd July
  • Acceleration -Saturday 22nd July
  • Endurance - Sunday 23rd July 
  • Fuel Economy - Sunday 23rd July 

You can keep up-to-date with the latest UWR info by following us on social media: TwitterFacebookInstagram

You can also download the official FS Live app!

Make sure you download the latest Formula Student app to get up to date on all the happenings at Silverstone. Featuring the full event and judging schedules for all teams, live results for Dynamic events, an interactive venue map, social media functions, a virtual business card system for swapping contact details and much more, this is your digital guide to keep up with UWR whilst we're here. 

Download for your smartphone here - team members have been given their unique accounts, spectators can use the public account: public@imeche.org / silverstone.

Best of luck #RacingWolves! 

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