Southampton Formula Student Team (SUFST)

SUFST is a student society that designs and builds a single seat, open-wheel, race car to compete in the IMechE Formula Student Competition. We design the car from September to December, and build it from January to April, with testing afterwards to prepare for competition in July. A multitude of our engineers have gone on to gain...

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Members typically study

  • Aerospace
  • Civil/Building
  • Computing/Technology
  • Electronic & Electrical
  • Mechanical/Manufacturing
  • Sciences/Maths

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SUFST was founded in 2013 to compete in the IMechE Formula Student Competition.
The team is entirely student run, and the majority of parts are produced in-house.
We study a variety of subjects, from Aeronautical Engineering to Business Management.
Several team members have gone on to enjoy successful careers at Formula One Teams.

Recent Projects


STAG V was our 6th car, designed and built to compete at Silverstone for FSUK 2018, and FSEast in Hungary. We thrashed our points record at Silverstone, with best-ever finishes in several events. The car achieved a 0-60mph time of 4.9 seconds and performed fantastically in the skid-pad and sprint events. A small steering wheel issue...