Electric Race Car “julier” wins at Red Bull Ring in Spielberg

I’m very, very proud about what the FSE (Formula Student Electric) team accomplished! After winning the overall 1st place in Silverstone (UK), the overall 2nd place in Hockenheim (Germany), they managed to win the Formula Student event in Spielberg (Austria) too ๐Ÿ™‚

Julier in Spielberg (Benjamin Hildebrandt)

Julier in Spielberg (Benjamin Hildebrandt)

With forty teams competing in the Red Bull Ring in Spielberg this formula student event is a smaller one. Nevertheless, the top teams from twelve nations are meeting and competing. The event is a ‘mixed’ event: electrical and combustion cars are showing their performance in this engineering competition.

33 in Spielberg 2013 (Benjamin Hildebrandt)

33 in Spielberg 2013 (Benjamin Hildebrandt)

‘Our’ students are organized as AMZ (Academic Motorsports Club Zurich), formed with students from the ETH Zurich and the University of Applied Sciences Lucerne.

As always in race events, a portion of luck is needed. And not only the race itself counts for points: it is design, business presentation and engineering quality. But I think what makes the car of this year even better is that we learned from the earlier years, especially in the area of maintainability and reliability. For sure this car is not built to run for years, but must show the performance and dependability during a race season. And as always, there are things which can be improved in next year’s car ;-).

Detailed information in the AMZ press release or on the AMZ team web page.

Winner Over All AMZ in Spielberg

Winner Over All AMZ in Spielberg (Daniel Muusers)

The “julier” car gets now ready for the next event which is the Formula Student Electric 2013 in Italy (Sept 13.-16.).

Happy racing ๐Ÿ™‚

PS: It is really the students team accomplishment. I only have the honor to mentor and to ask painful questions ;-).

4 thoughts on “Electric Race Car “julier” wins at Red Bull Ring in Spielberg

  1. Congratulations to the guys!
    I’m a member of Unicamp E-Racing team, from Brazil, and we were the winners (from the electric) here (2012) and in USA (lincoln-2013) ๐Ÿ™‚
    I started frequenting this blog because we will use the frdm kl25z to the telemetry of our car, and you is helping us a lot! ๐Ÿ™‚
    Maybe next year we go to italy too! Would be a honror know your university team.
    This is the link for our fanpage https://www.facebook.com/unicamperacing?fref=ts


    • Hi Thiago,
      very cool to meet another member of the worldwide racing teams. And glad the hear that I can be of help for your project(s). And just send me a note if you are making it to one of the EMEA racing events. Greetings to Brazil! ๐Ÿ™‚


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