For several years now we cooperate successfully with universities realising innovative projects such as AVIGLE  or the ZIM project. Therefore, aspiring engineers get the chance to set theoretical knowledge into practical context. This is also especially offered in the UPBracing Team.

AOn 21st April the team of the University of Paderborn introduced their 10th race car in frame of their Jubilee Rollout. Since 2006 the team develops, constructs and manufactures race cars for the international competition Formula Student and learns to apply university content in a practical manner. This could for example relate to the trade-off between scope for development in software surroundings and manufacturability or cost restrictions. The events take place at race tracks like Silverstone (UK), Hockenheim (DE) or Györ (HU) and demand different competences in dynamic and static disciplines.

Already since 2008 we accompany the UPBracing Team and its development and support the future engineers with aerodynamic advice as well as manufacturing capacities and materials. Besides, some of our employees also used to be involved in Formula Student. Therefore, of course we did not miss the 10th Rollout in the Audimax of the University of Paderborn. At the champagne reception we could have a closer look at former race cars distinctively noticing the progress throughout the years. As the host the first chairman lead the audience through the main programme. Sweeping Videos, vivid descriptions of the technical directors and short speeches created a racing atmosphere, crowned with the final unveiling of the latest race car PX216.

We were especially enthusiastic when receiving the Sponsorship Award for long-term and close cooperation. For the PX216 we invited to an aerodynamic expert talk in January as well as a company tour and supported the team with manufacturing of front wing forms and smaller milling components. We wish the UPBracing Team good luck for this year’s events and will excitedly follow the season!

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