30. November 2006

Rules for FSG 2007 accessible

Category: Competition

The rules for Formula Student Germany 2007 can now be accessed online. The competition is based on the FSAE rules in order to enable teams to participate in the different competitions with the same car. The additional rules and...

30. November 2006

360 participants registered for workshop

Category: General, Academy

360 participants have registered for the 2nd FSG workshop on the 2nd of December at the VW-AutoUni in Wolfsburg. They belong to a total of 46 teams. Apart from German, Austrian and Swiss teams, participants from Holland and...

30. November 2006

Event Magazine published

Category: General

The Event Magazine for the first Formula Student Germany has been published as a special edition of “atz mtz extra”. The 80 page document addresses newcomers as well as alumni and active team members. All articles are printed in...

30. November 2006

FSG will again be in Hockenheim from the 8th to the 12th of August 2007

Category: General, Competition

Formula Student Germany will again be held in Hockenheim in 2007. From the 8th to the 12th of August 54 teams will be competing with their self-built race cars. Registration will begin on the 1st of February 2007.After the...

26. October 2006

FSG Workshop 2006

Category: Academy

A workshop to support teams will be offered on 2nd December 2006 by the Formula Student Germany at Volkswagen AutoUni. The speakers are experienced Formula Student participants and industrial experts. It is open to all active...

07. August 2006

700 students from all over the world celebrate the successful Formula Student Germany

Category: General, Competition

On the last day of the engineering competition at the Hockenheimring, the teams were able to show the capabilities of their car by participating in the 22 km endurance test. The self-built vehicles had to outstand 34 laps. For...

05. August 2006

Dynamic disciplines successful despite damp race track

Category: General, Competition

The first three dynamic events – SkidPad, Acceleration and Autocross – showed in addition to the ability of the race cars the competence of the student teams’ drivers, who geared their vehicles up to outstanding performances. The...

04. August 2006

Award for the best presentation won by TU Delft

Category: General, Competition

Today, the dutch team from TU Delft won the Presentation Event of the Formula Student Germany for the best business case presentation. On the second exciting competition day, 40 teams from 10 nations competed in all static...

03. August 2006

First Formula Student Germany started successfully

Category: General, Competition

The first Formula Student Germany competition started today. 40 Teams from 10 nations found their way to the Hockenheimring, settled in their pits and started with the four stations of the technical and safety inspection. In the...

01. August 2006

Event Handbook 2006 available

Category: Competition

The Event Handbook for the first Formula Student Germany is now available. It delivers useful information to the teams from parking over schedules and event descriptions to pharmacies and supermarkets. Every team will receive a...

28. July 2006

Continental announces 'Formula Student Germany' Innovation Awards

Category: Competition

Continental is supporting the 'Formula Student Germany' competition by inviting entries for two Innovation Awards, each worth 500 euros. The prizes will be awarded for outstanding solutions in the fields of 'Chassis' and...

27. July 2006

Presentation Event

Category: Competition

As promised earlier we want to give some last advice for the presentation event. As for all parts of the competition it is necessary to read the rules. Competitors are to make a presentation to upper level executives of an...

27. July 2006

SolidWorks sponsors Formula Student Germany to help students design better products

Category: Competition

SolidWorks is a leading vendor of easy-to-use 3D CAD software and design analysis tools for designing better products in less time. Numerous companies from various industries use SolidWorks to improve their design processes and...

27. July 2006

TÜV SÜD supports elite education at universities

Category: Competition

Munich. TÜV SÜD is one of the sponsors of the Formula Student Germany 2006 design competition, open to student teams from all universities worldwide. At the same time, TÜV SÜD announces the "TÜV SÜD Award" in the category "Best...

26. July 2006

Live Videostream powered by SiemensVDO

Category: Competition

For all who can't arrange travelling to Hockenheim themselves, Formula Student Germany provides a live videostream from the dynamic events on this website powered by SiemensVDO! The pictures will be delivered as Windows Media...

19. July 2006

MAHLE International GmbH

Category: Competition

Dear All, From August 3 until 6, 2006 the first Formula Student Germany at the Hockenheimring  will take place. As one of the leading companies in the automotive supplier industry we at the MAHLE Group are always...

28. June 2006

Deadline for the "Cost Report" and "Team Member Selection"

Category: Competition

Only a few days are left until the next deadline for the "Cost Report" and "Team Member Selection" is due. Also, over the last days some students asked me, if there are major differences between the registered team members and...

01. June 2006

PracDays successfully concluded

Category: General

On Sunday the PracDays of Formula Student Germany came to their conclusion. Three days of driving were offered during the ThyssenKrupp IdeenPark. The teams from Germany and Austria were able to effectively test all the dynamic...

25. May 2006

Formula Student at the centre of the IdeenPark

Category: General

At the opening of the IdeenPark on the 20th of May with Christian Wulf, the minister president of Lower-Saxony, and Ekkehard Schulz, the Thyssen-Krupp Manager, Formula Student Germany was represented by TU Munich and their race...

22. May 2006

Style Event assesses optical design

Category: Competition

In addition to the standard disciplines, FSG is offering another category, the Style Event. Prof. James Kelly, the Chair of Transportation Design at FH Pforzheim, will be judging the race cars according to designing aspects. The...

20. May 2006

FSG at IdeenPark from the 20th May

Category: General, Academy

From the 20th to the 28th of May scientists, engineers and appliance workers will be presenting technology and innovations at the ThyssenKrupp IdeenPark. At the IdeenPark the team from the Technical University of Munich will be...

03. May 2006

FSG 2006 reaches capacity

Category: General, Competition

Registration for the First FSG ended on the 30th of April. 40 teams have registered for the possible 40 starting positions. Teams from 11 nations will be taking part: Australia, Austria, Canada, Finland, India, Netherlands, New...

03. May 2006

Hanover Technology Fair successfully completed

Category: General

From the 24th to the 28th of April the team from the Technical University of Braunschweig represented Formula Student Germany (FSG) at the VDI stall and exhibited one of their race cars. As a special guest, Edelgard Bulmahn,...

01. May 2006

PracDays 2006: registration closed

Category: General, Academy

11 Teams, 9 Cars, 123 Students registered for the PracDays at IdeenPark 2006 in Hannover

22. April 2006

Hannover Messe, 24 – 28 April 2006

Category: General

Formula Student Germany will be presented at the trade show “Research & Technology” at Hannover Messe at the VDI stand in hall 2, stand D36. The project is represented by the team of the Technical University of Braunschweig which...

16. April 2006

Pat's Column - April

Category: Pat´s Corner

Hi everyone, Sorry for the delay since my last column, but I have been really busy at my ‘real’ job. With Easter being here, I have time to sit down and write some more for you. As you can imagine, I get requests for technical...

08. April 2006

PracDays at IdeenPark

Category: General

With the PracDays on 27th and 28th May 2006 FSG provides within the ThyssenKrupp IdeenPark the opportunity for ample testing and showcasing the cars. The IdeenPark intends to promote the dialog about technics especially for...

01. March 2006

Track Layout

Category: Competition
data arranaged by Karsten Stammen

One month after the official registration for Formula Student Germany we have uploaded some detailed information concerning the track layout for the Autocross Event. The Endurance track will be set up similarly. Hereby, you have...

08. February 2006

Announcement for the business plan competition (presentation event)

Category: Competition

The business plan competition within Formula Student (presentation event) is more than other parts of the competition a possibility for you to prove your ability to identify and communicate business administrative knowledge - in...

19. January 2006

Announcement for the Cost Event at FSG 2006

Category: Competition

At the Formula Student Germany 2006 competition there will be some changes to the Cost event

17. January 2006

Team Registration and Event Registration

Category: Competition, General

All teams and team members can now register for the internal section of the Formula Student Germany Website (http://www.formulastudent.de/teams/all-known-teams/ ). In order to offer an as complete list of existing teams...

11. January 2006

Tyres

Category: Pat´s Corner

Last month I promised I would talk about tyres. The choice of tyre is one of the fundamental choices that should be made at the very first stage of design planning. Every facet of the car performance is reacted through the four...

11. January 2006

Pat's Column - January

Category: Pat´s Corner

Welcome again to Pats periodic ramble. The holiday season is all over and a new year has begun. Best wishes to all teams for the new season, and lets make FS Germany 2006 the best FSAE or FS event in the world. FSAE-A was...

20. December 2005

Newsletter No. 2 - Why teams should come to Germany...

Category: Competition, General

The teams can take many good reasons to enter their race car for Formula Student Germany when registration begins on the 1st of February out of the second newsletter. Also, teams that haven't yet built a car will be welcomed....

04. December 2005

More than 250 students made first FSG workshop a success

Category: General, Academy

11 speakers from economy, science and experienced teams answered questions to organizational and technical topics at the first FSG Workshop. More than 250 students from Germany and Austria used this opportunity to discuss general...

26. November 2005

Workshop - 24 teams registered

Category: Academy

After the expiry for registration we are now awaiting 254 students from 24 German and Austrian teams for the first FSG Workshop. The information to be given by experts was equally a magnet for the students as the possibility to...

01. November 2005

Registration for FSG Workshop (updated)

Category: Academy
PreEvent 2005

Teams can register now for the Formula Student Germany workshop by e-mail to koetke@formulastudent.de. The mail should contain following data: 1. number of participants per team/university 2. contact person with e-mail and...

30. October 2005

Pat's Column - October

Category: Pat´s Corner

Hello again, There seems to be a Formula Student or FS event every month these days, and as I write this column the Brazilian event is being run and the Australian event just over a month away. Best wishes to all...

30. October 2005

Dampers (Shock Absorbers)

Category: Pat´s Corner

Most Formula Student cars use Mountain Bike Shock absorbers similar to the Fox Vanilla RC Shock shown here.

14. October 2005

Formula Student Germany - Workshop

Category: General, Academy

A workshop to support teams will be offered on December 3, 2005 by the Formula Student Germany. It is open to all active and interested participants and will adress a wide array of Formula Student specific issues, covering...

12. September 2005

IAA

Category: General

At the stand of the VDI in the Galleria 9.1, Stand A18 (between Hall 8 and 9) you can receive an impression of Formula Student Germany. As an example students of the University of Applied Sciences Stralsund show their current car...

07. September 2005

FSG Trailer

Category: Competition

Experience our successful August Pre-Event by video. Awarded videofilmers Andreas Melcher and Julius Othmer have captured the racing cars in action at the Harz-Ring and Porsche Leipzig. Watch the video and feel the power...

06. September 2005

Overview for new Teams

Category: Pat´s Corner

This document is in no way an instruction sheet on how to design and build a car for Formula Student Germany. It is intended as an advisory document for new teams to allow them to build that all-important first car and avoid some...

06. September 2005

Introduction to Pat´s Corner

Category: Pat´s Corner

Hello, I have been invited by the organisers of FSG to become a Technical Advisor to the teams involved. Part of my responsibilities will be to write a regular Newsletter bulletin article. A little introduction is in order. I...

27. August 2005

Formula Student Germany at the IAA

Category: General

The VDI presents the project Formula Student Germany from 13 to 25 September at the International Motor Show (IAA) in Hall 9.1 (Stand A18). By the example of the TY2005 of the University of Applied Sciences Stralsund...

13. August 2005

TU Graz is Winner Overall 2005

Category: Competition

Winner Overall of the Formula Student Germany Pre-Event is the TUG Racing Team from Graz, Austria, followed by the teams from FH Stralsund, Germany, and from Helsinki Polytechnic, Finland. 675 points could have been scored...

10. August 2005

Pre-Event started

Category: Competition

Today the teams arrived at the Harz-Ring near Aschersleben. The students checked in, built up their tents at the close-by campinground and moved with cars and tools into their pits. Most of the cars already passed the...

03. August 2005

Endurance Track Layout published

Category: Competition

The endurance track layout is published.

03. August 2005

Final Preparations for Pre-Event

Category: Competition
© Felix Rühland

The preparations for the Pre-Event are nearly completed. The teams will arrive on Tuesday, will get their own pit and build up their tents. In the evening Formula Student Germany will give all of them an official welcome. Also on...

10. July 2005

Pre-Event in August 2005

Category: Competition

From August 10th to the 12th of 2005, there will be a pre-event for Formula Student Germany at the Harz-Ring in Aschersleben. Teams of students will compete against each other in the acceleration and autocross events. The...

10. July 2005

Formula Student Germany Goes Online

Category: General

As of July 11, 2005 the Formula Student Germany website will be accessible to all interested.  Leading up to the first competition in August of 2006, the site will contain a wealth of information and functionalities. ...

10. July 2005

Beginning in 2006 - Formula Student Germany in Hockenheim

Category: General

Starting in August 2006, Formula Student Germany will be held on the grounds at Hockenheim.  Dr. Ludwig Vollrath described the motives of the Verein Deutscher Ingeniure (VDI) in realizing the goal of having a Formula Student...

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