March 15, 2020

It has been another interesting week in the lab as the chassis build continues and parts are being manufactured, we take a look at the extra work conducted by the chassis team in preparation for Silverstone.

On Thursday Martin Sowerby, our chassis manager, and Jack Holmes, a member of the chassis team, went to Cranfield Impact Centre (CIC), who specialise in testing the results of vehicles and occupants in crash situations, to undertake testing on this year’s impact attenuator (IA)....

March 7, 2020

This week the team at SHU Racing have been busy finalising parts, beginning chassis fabrication and also hosting the annual meet up of the Formula Student teams based in Yorkshire.

IMechE Regional showcase

On Wednesday night, Sheffield Hallam University hosted the 6th Annual meet-up of the IMechE Formula Student Teams based in Yorkshire. This was a chance for teams from around the region to meet up and discuss our plans for the year. In attendance this year was Sheffield Formula Racing (Un...

February 29, 2020

Its been another interesting week down in the lab as we start testing our final designs and the manufacture of our redesigned chassis commences using our new, quicker and much more accurate jigs! Read on to find out more. 

The wind above my wings

In racing, an effective aerodynamics package is often a must-have to improve the cars performance. The generation of downforce provides significant traction gains without adding weight to the vehicle, thus improving vehicle traction and resul...

February 22, 2020

This week has been another busy one for the team, with a visit from the President of the IMechE, go karting for a team social and  a very exciting delivery from a returning sponsor.

IMechE President visit

On Thursday, SHU Racing were lucky enough to be part of the annual regional visit by the president of the IMechE (Institute of Mechanical Engineers), Professor Joe McGeough CEng FIMechE, IMechE Yorkshire Regional Chairman, Luke Farmer, South Yorkshire Area Committee Ch...

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