QFR achieves a top ten finish at Formula Student UK

For the second year running Queen’s Formula Racing finished Formula Student UK in the top ten. Ninth overall and fourth best UK-based team was a great achievement for the Queen’s University Belfast team, once again showing its ability to punch above its weight. Competing against top teams from USA, Australia and Germany, QFR’s consistent scoring…

QFR launches 2018 Formula Student challenger

Queen’s Formula Racing unveiled its latest Formula Student car in front of Queen’s University’s Lanyon Building on Monday afternoon. QFR18 will compete in Formula Student UK at Silverstone Circuit on 13-15 July. QFR has a long history with the competition, first entering in 2000. The team finished seventh overall last year after topping the acceleration…

Meet the former QFR member who now plans Force India’s F1 strategies

Former Queen’s Formula Racing team leader, Bernadette Collins, has been making strides in the motorsport industry since graduating from Queen’s with a Masters in Mechanical Engineering. After leaving QUB in 2009 the Fermanagh native moved to England to join McLaren Racing’s graduate scheme. This was followed by spells in the design office, focusing on gearbox…

Ciaran Branney: From Formula Student to Formula 1

For many, Formula 1 is the ultimate pipe dream when starting a Mechanical Engineering degree. Formula Student is seen as a stepping stone from academic studies to a career in motorsport. Ciaran Branney is a perfect example of how Formula Student can lead to a successful career in motorsport valley. Not only has Ciaran Branney…