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University of Sunderland Formula Student

Welcome to Sun Racing

Sun Racing Team with Prime Minister Boris Johnson 31st January 2020

We are a growing, enthusiastic student Motorsport team based at the University of Sunderland whose goal is to design, build and test a single-seater racing car in preparation for the IMechE Formula Student competition held annually at Silverstone, the home of the British Grand Prix.

At this competition we must adhere to strict guidelines set by the organisers and the competition encourages many different skills and talents. These include engineering; management, production, administration, accounting, marketing, advertising, public relations as well as teamwork and co-operation. It is ideal for helping to prepare for life after University in any career path and we welcome not just engineers but anyone who has any interest in Motorsport and wants to improve.

At the heart of our project are enthusiastic people and we can boast a team of driven and unique student individuals who are experts in their own specialisms but all from different backgrounds and diverse subject areas such as Automotive and Mechanical Engineering to Business, Media, Sports, and Journalism with previous members representing Pharmacy and Nursing programmes.

To make it on the track is our main goal and is a huge achievement each year and the fact that it is held at such a prestigious location at Silverstone is incredible and we will be competing again with our latest design at this years event. It's the first chance for many of us to be involved and experience a major motorsport event on this scale.

SUN Racing Car 2019 in the Pit at Silverstone

We are always looking to improve the prospects and refine the skills of our team which hopefully make us stronger and more successful each year. With the support from the University of Sunderland and the Institute for Automotive and Manufacturing Advanced Practice (AMAP), we have a very bright future ahead of us.

Contact Us

SUN Racing Team
University of Sunderland
The Industry Centre
Colima Avenue
Sunderland Enterprise Park West

Tel: 0191 515 477

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