Leeds Gryphon Racing Society

Leeds Gryphon Racing is the Formula Student team for the University of Leeds, comprised primarily of engineering students from all years and a range of disciplines. Every year we design and build a single seat race car to compete in the IMechE Formula Student competition. Our team strives to be one of the top Formula Student teams in...

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Members typically study

  • Aerospace
  • Computing/Technology
  • Electronic & Electrical
  • Mechanical/Manufacturing
Formed in 1996, LGR was the first UK Formula Student Team.
Joint 4th best overall FSUK team, holding 2 titles.
Predominantly a team of 1st and 2nd years.
The team consists of just under 150 members.
Predates the first FSUK event by 2 years.

Recent Projects

FS ATA Italy 2019

Alongside FSUK in Silverstone, Leeds Gryphon Racing also entered FS ATA in Italy. The annual event has university teams competing in static and dynamic events, ranging from design presentations to acceleration testing. After working on improvements after FSUK, in Italy the car managed to produce it’s best performance yet,...

FSUK Silverstone 2019

Every year at Silverstone, universities from all over the world come with self made cars to compete in a range of static and dynamic events, ranging from business presentations to endurance testing.  This year the class 1 team produced it’s best result since 2012, coming 47th out of over 80 teams, with a score of 144.6....