17. January 2017

Registration for FSG 2017 is completed

Category: Competition, 2017

249 teams from all over the world participated in registration, a new record. 37 countries: Austria(5), Bangladesh(1), Belgium(1), Bulgaria(1), Canada(4), China(6), Croatia(2), Czech Republic(5), Denmark(1), Estonia(1),...

06. January 2017

Formula Student Germany 2016 - Special Publication

Category: General, Competition, 2016

A compilation of the Formula Student Germany Event at Hockenheim 2016 has been published by ATZ, featuring FSG impressions as well as highlighting teams design concepts:

goo.gl/qjrzLV

03. January 2017

Review: Formula Student Aerodynamics and CFD Workshop

Category: Academy

In the last few weeks, the first workshop on aerodynamics and CFD organized by SimScale and Formula Student Germany e.V. took place. A new approach was chosen in order to interlink theory and practice and to provide all...

10. December 2016

The FSG Competition Handbook V1.0 is now online!

Category: Competition, 2017

The FSG Competition Handbook has been created to compliment the Formula Student Rules 2017, identifying the key dates, deadlines and information required for the period leading up to the 2017 competition. It also gives...

30. November 2016

Formula Student Rules 2017 V1.1

Category: Competition, 2017

As stated when publishing the updated  "Aerodynamic devices" section, a fully revised version of the Rules 2017 is now published.

All changes are based on feedback and Rules Tracker inquiries we received since the...

17. November 2016

Aerodynamic and CFD Workshop

Category: Academy

SimScale and Formula Student Germany are joining forces to offer a free workshop series about the application of CFD in Formula Student.

Participants will receive a hands-on, interactive introduction to the fundamentals of Race...

11. November 2016

With RIEDEL on air!

Category: General

Sponsoring for 2 European teams with a total value of € 15,000

10. November 2016

The "Aerodynamic devices" section of the Rules 2017 was updated

Category: Competition, 2017

As stated when publishing the Rules 2017, the intent is to keep the possibility of oversea competition participation. Based on the feedback we received, the "Aerodynamic devices" section was the only part of the...

27. October 2016

Rules 2017 v1.0

Category: Competition, 2017

The first version of the rules for FSG2017 is now published: Rules2017_V1.0.pdf

A lot of work has been done to generate a combined document, which simplifies things in many areas and updates others to the state-of-the-art....

29. September 2016

FSG 2016 Main Workshop at Bosch Engineering GmbH

Category: General, 2016, Academy

The 2016 FSG Workshop will be held at Bosch Engineering GmbH in Abstatt on Saturday the 29th of October.

The workshop offers support and information to teams (planning on) participating in Formula Student.

Due to the fact that...

15. August 2016

Correction: FSE Efficiency Winner

Category: Competition, FSE Award, 2016

Due to the fact that we wanted to start the award ceremony right on time the cross checking of the penalty system was still ongoing during the ceremony.We realized that the team Global Formula Racing was not the correct...

14. August 2016

Endurance is finished- 42 teams finished the race sucessfully

The last event is over - endurance is finished. 91 cars started to compete throughout the day in this highlight of the event , 42 cars finished the race successfully. 

As every year it was a very exciting...

14. August 2016

Congratulations to all winners - Award Ceremony Part 2

Category: Competition, FSG Award, 2016

It’s been a long week on the Hockenheimring racetrack - hot weather and a lot of hard work.

Finally, all the time spent by the teams on testing and optimizing the vehicles has paid off.  It has been a very successful week...

14. August 2016

16 successful finishers in first part of Endurance event

Category: Competition, 2016

So far, today's Endurance Event has seen 16 successful finishers. All morning the first 45 teams of Formula Student Germany 2016 have competed on the 22 km long racetrack to test the durability of their cars. The later...

14. August 2016

Endurance started!

Category: Competition, 2016

On this final day of Formula Student Germany 2016 the Endurance event takes place.It is the last of the dynamic disciplines and probably the most exciting one.All cars that have passed the previous disciplines compete on the 22...

14. August 2016

FSG16 Endurance Running Order

Category: General, 2016

The Running Order for Endurance is available now. Please see the attached document. The Endurance is divided in two sessions:

Morning Session will take place between 08:30 - 13.00.

Afternoon Session will take place between...

13. August 2016

Sportsmanship Award 2016: Please hand in nominations!

Category: Competition, FSG Award

Don't forget about the Sportsmanship Award! Please hand in your nominations until 15:00 on Sunday at Event control! 

13. August 2016

Overall Results Formula Student Driverless Concept Award

Category: Competition

15 teams handed in concepts to suggest ideas and solutions for a possible driverless event at Formula Student Germany and participated in the Formula Student Driverless Concept Award.

After thorough examination by the...

13. August 2016

VIP Reception 2016

Category: Competition, 2016

Again, in 2016 FSG invited sponsors and other interested VIPs to a VIP reception at the BW Tower. Here, they all had the opportunity to learn more about the new Formula Student Driverless (FSD) competition, to talk to...

13. August 2016

Guided Tours 2016

Category: Competition, 2016

As every year, we are happy to offer our popular Guided Tours to our sponsors, visitors and friends. Our tour guides are all former participants of FS events. Each has personal experience, thorough insights and detailed knowledge...

13. August 2016

Dynamics today: Acceleration and Autocross

Category: Competition, 2016

After yesterday’s Award Ceremony Part I most static events are over and every team is now eager to do well during the dynamic events, which can be observed from the grand stands. First is Acceleration from 8:30-12:30. It takes...

13. August 2016

Congratulations to all winners - Award Ceremony Part 1

Category: Competition, FSG Award, 2016

We congratulate all teams that have received their well deserved awards during Award Ceremony Part I on Friday. Your dedication, time and effort was well worth it. This marks the first part of Formula Student Germany this...

12. August 2016

HHN Racing need your help

Team HHN Racing reported an engine problem.Their engine: Husqvarna SMR 510, manufactured in 2008, has problems with the outlet valve (valve+valve wedge is broken).In case you have any knowledge on where to get...

12. August 2016

This year's combustion Engineering Design finalists are...

Category: Competition, FSC Award

These are the 6 finalists for the FSC Engineering Design event.  

Uni Stuttgart (car 202)TU München (car 231)Seattle (car 269)Oxford (car 292)Hamburg UAS (car 369)Montreal McGill...

12. August 2016

FSG Award “Best Systems Engineering” powered by Schaeffler

Category: Competition

A Formula Student car – independent of being a combustion or an electric one - is a complex system interacting with the driver and its subsystems also interacting with each other. Handling this complexity is one of the main tasks...

12. August 2016

FSC “Most Innovative Powertrain System” Award powered by MTU

Category: Competition

As a leading supplier of diesel engines for marine propulsion and off-highway applications, MTU is particularly committed to setting the benchmark in powertrain design. For the “Most Innovative Powertrain System” Award the...

12. August 2016

BASF Best Use of Fiber Reinforced Plastics Award 2016

Category: Competition

Why does BASF award a prize for the “Best Use of Fiber Reinforced Plastics”? High performance plastics are a very sophisticated form of chemicals and have a large variety. They can contain different types of fibers, fiber...

12. August 2016

Daimler Special Award "Best E-Drive Packaging" 2016

Category: General, Competition

Nine teams have competed in the finals for the special award "Best E-Drive Packaging", sponsored by Daimler. 

And the winner is TU Delft (Car 1). The second place goes to the team of ETH Zürich (Car 33), the...

12. August 2016

Porsche Performance Innovation Award 2016

Category: Competition

5 teams competed in this years’ first Porsche special award at Formula Student Germany, „Porsche Performance Innovation Award“.

 

The winner 2016 is UAS Deggendorf (car 44). Second place goes to UAS Zwickau (Car 96), third...

12. August 2016

Opel Style Award 2016 by Opel Design Center Germany

Category: Competition

A very important part of success is always also the definition of an elaborated car design. Getting people’s attention to your product is something that can really help you. Each team has to merchandise their project to gain...

12. August 2016

Worldwide Formula Student Officials meeting

Category: General

Once again, the representatives of Formula Student events from all over the world got together to discuss ideas and possible developments of these competitions. Delegates from Thailand, India, Japan, China, Germany, Hungary,...

12. August 2016

And the three FSC Business Plan finalists are…

Category: Competition, FSC Award

Tonight the FSC Business Plan Presentation finals take place in the Marquee above Pits.

The four finalists are (in order of final presentation):

OSU Corvallis (Car 201)Uni Stuttgart (Car 202)Uni Paderborn (Car...

12. August 2016

Formula Student Electric Static Events results

Category: Competition, FSE Award

After a whole day of presenting, evaluating and judging the results of yesterdays electric cars Cost and Business Plan Presentation events are now online.

www.formulastudent.de/fse/2016/results/

The...

12. August 2016

Autonomous Driving at Formula Student Germany 2017

Category: Competition, General

FSG once again leads the world of Formula Student with a new competition class, Formula Student Driverless (FSD)

12. August 2016

Watch FSG 2016 live

Category: General, Competition

Again, everybody can follow the dynamic events on the Hockenheimring live on formulastudent.tv. Right now you can watch skidpad, the first dynamic discipline.

12. August 2016

Finally, the first dynamic event takes places today: Skidpad

Category: Competition, FSC Award

Skidpad measures the cornering speed of the car. At Formula Student Germany, the cars perform the skid pad on a wet track, making it the Wet Pad. The Wet Pad guarantees similar track conditions for all teams, namely very wet. The...

12. August 2016

Formula Student Electric Design Finalists

Category: Competition, FSE Award

The 2016 FSE Design Finalists are ...

12. August 2016

FSC static events take place today

Category: Competition, FSC Award

Today we enter the second round of static events. This time it is the Formula Student Combustion teams turn to present the underlying concept of their race cars. During the day, FSC teams will present the technical solutions,...

12. August 2016

Successful second day of Scrutineering

Category: General, Competition

On the second day of scrutineering 97 FSE and FSC teams were seen by the technical inspectors, 25 electric cars and 72 combustion cars.

At the end of a long day, 30 FSC and 5 FSE teams successfully passed the complete...

11. August 2016

Congratulations to the four FSE Business Plan finalists 2016

Category: Competition, FSE Award

Tonight the FSE Business Plan Presentation finals took place in the Marquee above Pits.

11. August 2016

Tough Day at FSE Statics

Category: Competition, FSE Award

Today all FSE teams had to present the underlying concept of their cars to industry judges. The overall package counts. Technical solution, cost analysis and business plan - all three aspects are crucial to a team’s success.

The...

11. August 2016

FSG 2016 Sportsmanship Award

As every year, there will be a Sportsmanship Award presented by the FSG Executive Committee. We would like to ask all teams to nominate a team they think should win the Sportsmanship Award.

Deadline for nomination is Sunday...

11. August 2016

FSE Static Events take place today

Category: Competition

Today, FSE static events Engineering Design, Cost Report and Business Plan Presentation take place. During the day, FSE teams will present the technical solutions, business cases as well as cost plans of their electric Formula...

11. August 2016

Guided Tours – Audio Guide

Category: General

To friends or relatives of the participants who are still trying to understand where your friend/son/daughter/partner/brother has been for the past year:

Come join us at the Information Counter in the FSG Forum where you can...

10. August 2016

Scrutineering Status

Category: Competition

FSG 2016 Scrutineering started at 9.00 this morning where the fastest teams from the Scrutineering Quiz were some of the first to face the Scrutineers for the technical inspection. By the afternoon, a couple of teams had...

10. August 2016

Driverless – Competition before the Competition

Category: Competition, FSD Award

The judging for the FS Driverless Competition before the Competition Concept Award is taking place in the BW-Tower all day today. The teams have to explain their concepts to a panel of judges. The teams with the...

10. August 2016

WE NEED YOUR FEEDBACK!

Category: General

Every participating team received a feedback form which should be handed in at the Event Control until Sunday 19:00. Additionally, we encourage you to fill out our online feedback...

10. August 2016

Special Award Schedules are published

Category: Competition, 2016, FSC Award, FSE Award

The schedules for the special awards are online now. You can find the documents at the end of this document or on our scoring wall at the FSG forum. This year we are proud to present the following awards to the competitors of...

10. August 2016

Staging for panoramic picture

Category: Competition, 2016

The staging for the panoramic picture and the picture takes place today from 13.00 to 14.00. We would like the teams to start to get ready at 12.30 in order to allow a flawless procedure.

Please see details for the procedure:...

10. August 2016

Tire Handling: Clarification for Tire Marking of Event Tires

Category: General, 2016

Following the unclear situation about utilisation and marking of the one dry and one wet tire set for the use during the dynamic events in FSG 2016 following rules apply in handling of it:

Marking the tire/ rim combination can...

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