Seventh overall in Formula Student UK was a just reward for Queen’s Formula Racing after a big effort from the team in 2017. A move back to a spaceframe chassis resulted in a reduction in overall mass and complemented QFR’s exceptional engine to gain top honours in the acceleration event.

Formula Student 2017

Competition results:

  • 7th Overall
  • 1st in Acceleration Event (all 6 recorded times would have placed us 1st)
  • Most Efficient Internal Combustion Engine

Technical specifications:

  • 209kg
  • BS T45, brazed tubular space-frame
  • Engine – 2003 Yamaha YZF-R6 four stroke in-line four
  • Electro-pneumatic gear change
  • Optimised acceleration and endurance maps
  • Carbon fibre bodywork
  • Double wishbone, push-rod suspension front
  • Drexler limited slip differential

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