||Honda Yuasa BTCC Team Dynamics Competition
lucky Formula Student entrants spent the day with
motorsport champions Honda Yuasa BTCC team, Team
Dynamics. Russell Paddon, from the University of
Hertfordshire, and Chris Gomm, from the University of
Leeds, attended an Engineers Day at the Donington Park
round of the British Touring Car Championship.
said: "The Engineers Day was exceptionally
insightful as it gave me a view of the day to day
running of a top level professional race
said: “The lessons I learnt from the day with the
Honda Yuasa Racing Team is that victory comes at a cost,
long hours, hard work and determination. However,
with perseverance and a goal you can achieve success and
realise your potential.”
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Land Rover will be judging all teams for two
awards; JLR Virtual: The best use of virtual
methods to achieve vehicle dynamic targets and
Formula Student event performance; and JLR
Innovation: Energy and propulsion systems. Find
out what the JLR specialists will be looking
your company or your team’s sponsors want to
network in the FS Paddock Club? Our VIP
hospitality packages cost £126 (inc. VAT)
and will get them up close to the
teams and other companies. Group bookings of 10
packages will receive a 10% discount. Join the VIP club.
|Record number of Judges
& Volunteers application forms
300 people from companies such as Rolls-Royce,
Williams F1, Siemens, Lotus F1 and Aston Martin
have applied to become a judge or volunteer at
FS2012. Roles include static event judging,
scrutineering and dynamic event volunteering.
Applications have now closed but there are many
other ways that you can volunteer within the
as a volunteer.
A total of £20,000 worth of
funding from the Institution has been allocated to
seven FS teams. Congratulations to the University
of Hertfordshire, Brunel University, University of
Sussex, Coventry University, University of
Warwick, Cairo University and TU Budapest.
Judge’s Corner: Craig Powers, Head
from Generation Control & Optimisation
(GCOpt), tells us how he first got involved with
FS, why he became involved in the business
presentation judging, what’s his top piece of
advice for the business presentation and what
stage teams should be at now regarding the
business presentation event. Get
to know Craig.
forget to book your camping pitch soon to ensure
that your team gets a place on the campsite!
Spaces are limited, so complete
the Campsite booking form soon to avoid
is your invitation to the most prestigious
business networking opportunity in engineering.
Last year, over 450 senior engineers attended the
Institution of Mechanical Engineers’ Annual
Dinner, entertaining clients, celebrating with
partners and rewarding best-performing staff in an
enjoyable, luxurious environment. Find
an IMechE member?
as a free Affiliate member or take the next step as
a professional engineer by becoming
a full member.
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