The collaboration between CTAG and the group of the University of Vigo, UVigo Motorsport, has focused on the impact tests on a part of the single-seater. The results obtained comply with the regulations of the Formula Student.
The part was tested at 6.47 m/s with a mass of 348 kg, in compliance with the regulations of Formula Student:
Energy Absorbed > 7350 J
Maximum acceleration < 40 g
Average acceleration < 20g
Formula Student is the most important inter-university motorsport competition in Europe.
This competition covers all aspects of an industrial company, from research and design through manufacturing and testing, to the management of teamwork, financial management and marketing management. All this will be evaluated by a jury of experts belonging to industries related to motorsport.
The first race of the competition will take place during the second week of July at the British circuit of Silverstone.