Students of Automobile Engineering Department participated in an International Event Formula Student Germany-2014 held at Hockenheimring, Germany from 29th July-3rd August, 2014.
A total of 19 students went to the competition and competed against 75 other team came from all over the world. The competition had two categories viz. electric and combustion. Our team participated in combustion category.
The team spent 8 months in designing, manufacturing and testing of the car at the Dr. O.P Bhalla innovation and incubation centre. At the competition site, the students presented their project in front of the judges from various car manufacturers like Audi, Porsche, Rolls Royce, BMW, Bentley etc.
The teams in the competition assume that they are a manufacturer developing a prototype to be evaluated for production. The target audience was the non-professional Weekend Racers, for which the race car must show very good driving characteristics such as acceleration, braking and handling. Apart from these characteristics the vehicle should be offered at a very reasonable cost, and be reliable and dependable. Few pictures of the team members along with their vehicle in Germany are given below.