Aerodynamic challenges

New reglement, new monocoque, new aero package: this season definitely contains some challenges for our aerodynamics team. Due to new formula student rules there is more space for aerodynamic devices in the front wing area. The modifications of the monocoque also offer more space: While the accumulator of the E0711-7 was placed sideward, the accumulator … Read moreAerodynamic challenges

The Right Uprights

  Highly rigid but light weighted: This is how the perfect upright should be. Joshua Stützle, who is responsible for the uprights of our E0711-8, used the predecessor’s ones as model for his design. Furthermore, he decided to use the same manufacturing process: five-axis milling of a high-strength aluminum alloy. “Every upright emerged out of … Read moreThe Right Uprights

Rollout 2017

In the beginning of May we could finally present the results of eight month of hard work to our sponsors, backer, family and friends. This year’s double rollout – which we hosted together with our colleagues from the Rennteam – was a premiere: For the first time the Daimler AG let us use the Carl-Benz-Arena, … Read moreRollout 2017

Production

During the last month, we finished the work on our Monoform. Now all the other parts can be adapted and integrated. At the beginning of April, we adapted the MainHoop to the Monoform’s shape so that we could take the next step and do the powder coating. Furthermore, the latest tests of the system electronics … Read moreProduction

Day And Night

“No sleep ‘till Rollout!“ is the motto! Since the beginning of February we work day and night in two shifts to be ready as fast as possible.  By night we complete the Monoform, grind and laminate the outer cover. During the day, we start the test drives on our circuit. Last year the Stuttgarter Zeitung … Read moreDay And Night