Queen’s Formula Racing finished a disappointing 38th in 2012 following steering arm failure in the endurance event.

Formula Student 2012

Competition results:

  • 38th Overall

Technical specifications:


  • Carbon fibre monocoque chassis
  • Tubular rear chassis, mild steel
  • Tubular rear sub-frame, mild steel


  • Outboard custom stainless steel discs
  • Wilwood single-pot calipers
  • Adjustable brake bias


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

Engine & Electrical

  • 2003 Yamaha YZFR6 600cc – restricted
  • Motec M800 ECU
  • Onboard data acquisition system
  • Sequential fuel injection
  • Sequential ignition
  • Bespoke intake and exhaust
  • Modified intake and exhaust camshafts


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


  • Automatic clutch actuation
  • Carbon fibre composite driveshafts
  • Gearbox optimisation
  • Carbon fibre composite chassis
  • Suspension wishbone geometry
  • Data acquisition and analysis
  • Resin infusion moulding

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