QFR09

Queen’s Formula Racing’s hopes were shattered in 2009 after spinning the car in the endurance event. The team was on course to finish in the top ten until the spin occurred. QFR still managed to take home an award for best use of data acquisition.

Formula Student 2009

Competition results:

  • Best use of Data Acquisition in the Development of the Car

Technical specifications:

Chassis

  • Carbon Fibre Monocoque Chassis
  • Tubular rear sub-frame, mild steel
  • Unstressed engine

Brakes

  • Twin outboard discs on front and rear
  • Wilwood single pot calipers
  • Adjustable brake bias

Suspension

  • Double wishbone, push-rod suspension
  • Adjustable anti-roll bars
  • Adjustable coilover dampers

Engine & Electrical

  • 2003 Yamaha YZFR6 600cc – restricted
  • Full engine management
  • Multi-point fuel injection
  • Bespoke intake and exhaust
  • Modified intake and exhaust camshafts

Drivetrain

  • Chain drive
  • Quaife limited slip differential
  • Full throttle up-shift
  • Launch control

Research

  • Carbon fibre wishbones
  • Carbon fibre composite chassis
  • Braking system optimisation
  • Composite driveshafts
  • Bioethanol powered engine

 

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