Heriot Watt Racing Team Newsletter In this Newsletter: Team Mission Statement Our Teams Mission! Hi welcome to the first monthly news letter of Heriot-Watt Racing! Sponsor Section As part of the IMechE organised Formula Student competition we are de- signing and building a formula student racing car to enter in competition at Competition Summary Silverstone competing against other universities world wide. Current Objectives Current Team RPM—Morgan Cars Russell Paterson Date of next meeting New Team Sponsor RPM is the Number 1 best selling Morgan Formula Student news Heriot-Watt Racing has now obtained it’s first dealership in Britain and has been working with main team sponsor, who will be held as our Ti- Morgan since 1977! tle sponsor (HWR RPM). Get In Touch! We will be working together to gain experience Their passion and love for Morgan cars has meant in competitive car racing and utilise transferable that RPM have been involved in racing within the skills to aid in the designing of our first ever Team Contact: Morgan British Racing Series and many other Formula Student entry. FS60@hw.ac.uk racing series. Visit RPM in Perth for the very best Morgan car ADDRESS: Team Address: selection available in Britain where you can be RPM Heriot-Watt Racing sure of the highest quality service! Bute House, NS 1.38 Arran Road, Mech Eng Department Contact: Perth, H1 3DZ Riccarton firstname.lastname@example.org EDINBURGH EH14 4AS • What Is Formula Student & how can I get involved? Team News Formula Student is a competition renowned world wide where teams of highly motivated and enthusi- astic students design, build and race single seat race cars around Silverstone Race track. New Logo Design The remit is to design a If you are interested in joining a brand new HWR team then get in touch or come along to one of the new HWR logo, includ- meetings! ing the university tartan Jock Clear • Competition Summary We are currently in contact Class 3 Entry: This consists of producing a paper based design, costing report and a presentation to with Jock Clear, former the entire judging team including the FS Patron Ross Brawn! HWU student, now with Brawn F1 who may be joining us as a honorary member! Current Team Objectives Current Team Carbon Fibre Chassis? • Currently: Setting up office layout and What are the advantages Management budgeting for buying in parts Board and can it be used? The 2 x 4th years • 2008-09: Initial Design stage and Team 2 x 3rd years Chassis team are going 1 x 2nd year Setup to look at this option! Technical Fiscal • 2009-10: Entry into the 3rd Class cate Management Team Management Team Full EPS Departmental gory backing of the Formula • 2010-11: Entry into Class 1 (dependent Student project! on future position) Chassis and Electrics Engine, Suspension and Costing Marketing Sponsorship Brakes Design Design Team Drive Train Team Team Team Team Design Team Next meetings will take place: Friday 27th March & 3rd April, NS 1.38 (Mechanical Eng Crush Area). Meetings are normally held weekly on Friday afternoons at 2pm in the Formula Student Office.
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