Competition

The competition is split into two categories; a static and a dynamic one

Static Events

    •  Engineering Design (150 points)

    At the Engineering Design Event the construction details are presented. A judging Team consisting of engineering experts discusses each solution for every details of the car.

    •  Cost Analysis (100 Points)

    At the Cost event the expenses for the car are presented. Each component has a price, as written in the rules. The production of 1000 cars serves as a calculation basis.

    • Business Presentation (75 Points)

    The Business Presentation has to be held in front of a fictional group of potential investors.  The goal is to deliver a convincing selling plan including a marketing strategy for 1000 cars to the jury.

Each of these Events is awarded with scoring points. The team with the highest score at the end wins the trophy ‘Static Winner over All’.

Dynamic Events

    •  Acceleration (75 Points)

    The Basics of this contest are simple: Which car is the fastest on a 75 meters long track.

    • Skid Pad (50 Points)

    At the Skid Pad the Suspensions is tested by driving a total of 4 rounds in the shape of an 8, half of them clockwise, then counterclockwise.

    • Autocross (150 Points)

    A Race on an circuit made of chicanes, obstacles and corners. This event is also part of the qualification for the endurance race.

    • Endurance (300 Points)

     The Endurance is the toughest event of the Formula Student. At this contest the driver and the car have to withstand a 22km long Endurance Race. Those taking part in this race are among the top 25.

    •  Fuel Economy (100 Points)

    This Event takes place during the Endurance Race. The winner of this contest is the team which is emitting the least amount of CO2 during the 22km long race.

The team which in the dynamic contests wins the trophy for ‘Dynamic Winner over All’.