Heriot Watt Racing Team
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.
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
Team Address: selection available in Britain where you can be
Heriot-Watt Racing sure of the highest quality service!
Mech Eng Department Contact:
Perth, H1 3DZ
• 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
• 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
to look at this option! Technical Fiscal
• 2009-10: Entry into the 3rd Class cate Management
Full EPS Departmental gory
backing of the Formula • 2010-11: Entry into Class 1 (dependent
Student project! on future position) Chassis and Electrics
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.