Clear River Racing

a.k.a CRR

UniversityKarlstad University
Homepagehttp://www.clearriverracing.se
Social Media facebook
Emailformulastudent(at)kau.se
Team Captain Rickard Nilsson (Captain)
Robert Johansson (Deputy)
Carl Erasmie (Deputy)
CityKarlstad
CountrySweden

Team Description

In July 2007 Göran Karlsson (Formula Students faculty advisor on Karlstad University) brought a group of students to Silverstone Circuit to see what Formula Student was all about and to see how the competition worked. The idea with the trip was that it would result in the start of a Formula Student project at Karlstad University – which happened in the fall of 2007.

Clear River Racing is the name that the new team took when building the first car, CRR08, and it is still the name that is used for the Formula Student project at Karlstad University. Clear River Racing has participated nine times in the competitions at Silverstone Circuit and in July 2017, Clear River Racing finished on 3rd place.

Besides participating in the competition at Silverstone Circuit Clear River Racing has participated in the competition Baltic open for four years and has also hosted the competition one time. Baltic open is an unofficial competition for Formula Student team’s where focus lies on dynamic events – the driving. Static events as reports and presentations are replaced with more racing; the winner gets the honor to arrange the competition for the next coming year. The scrutineering is of course still a mandatory part during these unofficial competitions to make sure the cars are safe enough to enter the track.

After Clear River Racing placed as number three in Baltic open in Tallin 2010 we got the chance to arrange the competition in Karlstad during 2011, even though we didn’t win. So, in August 2011 we arranged the competition in Karlstad and it was a very fun and successful event! 

FS past achievements for Karlstad University

date event C teams place cost bp ed acc sp autox endu fuel pen total wrl
2017.07
0.85
62
3.
14.
3.
24.
11.
18.
11.
3.
4.
0
733
83.
2016.07
0.98
106
41.
20.
17.
36.
37.
30.
39.
41.
-
0
336
157.
2015.07
0.94
92
15.
30.
56.
34.
22.
11.
26.
15.
9.
0
577
75.
2013.07
0.97
83
19.
52.
22.
37.
13.
13.
7.
28.
11.
0
470
141.
2012.07
0.95
97
29.
58.
21.
56.
31.
19.
14.
33.
-
0
322
167.
2011.07
0.95
77
17.
30.
31.
35.
4.
9.
21.
23.
17.
0
498
101.
2010.07
0.97
72
28.
10.
32.
25.
2.
21.
35.
-
-
-2
315
156.
2009.07
0.96
78
17.
58.
36.
36.
16.
35.
33.
8.
-
-2
583
114.
2008.07
0.95
72
61.
61.
44.
57.
-
-
-
-
-
0
127
347.
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