Newcastle Formula Student Team (Newcastle Racing)

We are the Formula Student team from Newcastle University.  At Newcastle Racing, we really do believe in putting the ‘student’ in Formula Student. As a result, everything is designed, manufactured, and maintained by a member of our team.  The car which we designed and built, NRX, helped us become the first UK team...

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Members typically study

  • Computing/Technology
  • Electronic & Electrical
  • Mechanical/Manufacturing

To find out more about our society please visit:
www.newcastle-racing.co.uk/team.html

Currently, we are working on our 11th vehicle, the NR11, which will be our 3rd electric entry.
We compete in the Institution of Mechanical Engineers (IMechE) run event in the UK every July. 
Our 2017 Formula Student entry, NRX, was the first UK electric car to pass scrutineering.
We often receive lots of support from companies who back our goal of competing with an electric car.

Recent Projects

IMechE Formula Student Competition 2017

So the day finally came, with Newcastle Racing competing at Silverstone against 70 other universities from around the world, and we didn't disappoint! We officially became the first UK team in Formula Student history to get an electric car through scrutineering and onto the track!