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...

February 16, 2020

In this week’s newsletter we are looking at some of the work carried out by our new future developments team lead by Yusuf Hussein, along with more innovations for the 2020 car. 

Moving with the times 

This year, SHU Racing has introduced a new management role to the team to look at developments for future cars. Currently Yusuf Hussein oversees this department, one of his key focuses has been on research and implementation of an electric powertrain to be fitted into the 2020 chassis d...

February 9, 2020

This week’s newsletter is a change from our normal team and sponsorship updates. We are instead looking towards the future at some of the work being carried out by third year team members as part of their final year projects which will then be further developed and eventually implemented to future cars.

Suspension designed with manufacture at its core

Long serving team member, Jake Tasker, is currently completing his final year project on a suspension system that focuses not only on functi...

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