Fastenright are proud sponsors of Elefant Racing, the Formula Student team of the University of Bayreuth.
Formula Student (FS) is Europe’s most established educational motorsport competition, run by the Institution of Mechanical Engineers. Backed by industry and high profile engineers, the competition aims to inspire and develop enterprising and innovative young engineers. Universities from across the globe are challenged to design and build a single-seat racing car to compete in static and dynamic events, to demonstrate their understanding and test the performance of the vehicle.
Elefant Racing design and build a race car for each season’s round of competitions. They had a good season in 2015/16 and are looking to build on their success this year, with their new electric racing car, the FR 16 Parsifal, which should be unveiled in the summer and features a number of innovative developments. We are supplying a range of Nyloc nuts for use on the new car – Nyloc nuts retain their locking ability at really high temperatures (up to 121°C) and withstand motion and vibration well, so they’re an ideal choice for use in racing cars!
We’ll be watching Elefant Racing’s progress with interest during the new season and hope they do well.