Hurray!! Brunel Racing is on the march up the league tables.
Great results during 2014 including the highest finish in a static event with “second fastest combustion car” in the sprint event and very creditable 11th and 8th place at Formula Student UK and Czech Republic respectively
Brunel Racing is moving in the right direction
BR-XV chassis is taking shape……..a little lighter but still very sexy!
getting the “deck height” checked on this years racing engine…….
We have found some more “horsepower” this year and this should make the car more competitive on the track
The Uprights are coming along nicely………We should be fitting the bearings this time next week
Brunel Racing thanks DYMO for their support
Brunel Racing has been working with DYMO products for the last two years. Last year the team extensively used Rhino 6000 professional label printer in wiring loom manufacturing. It proved to be a huge asset when it came to identifying a large number of cables in the electrical system.
This year we are sponsored by labeling accessories which will help to ensure that our electrical system is neat and built to high standards. Brunel Racing would like to thank DYMO for their continuous support.
The BR-15 team are testing out an aero package…..lots of FEA and CAD going on and if it all goes to plan the new car will have “wings”
BR-Sim worked fantastically and was occupied every day and throughout the show…..lots of young engineers in the making
Our stand at the Autosport Show 2014
Brunel Racing is proud to announce Amber Composites and TenCate Advanced Composites as material suppliers.
Amber Composites; recently acquired by TenCate Advanced Composites, is a manufacturer of high performance composite materials, specifically for the automotive industries, ranging from Formula 1 to passenger car OEM’s.
Amber Composites and TenCate Advanced Composites have supplied the team with pre-impregnated carbon fibre for the vehicle’s bodywork, along with invaluable technical advice regarding material selection.
"We chose to use the TenCate E722 prepreg from Amber Composites based on experience within the team of its’ drape qualities, suitable tack level and good component surface finish" said Brunel Racing team member Gareth Gwilliam.
"Using proven high performance materials, from reliable suppliers, allows us to hit our targets in terms of weight, stiffness and lead times. We are delighted with the quality of the composite components we have produced this year. Amber Composites and TenCate Advanced Composites have helped us every step of the way; providing technical advice for co-curing with core and adhesives, along with advice on material selection and timely deliveries."
BR-14; Brunel Racing’s 2013 Formula Student car successfully competed at Formula Student (Silverstone) at the start of July, completing all events; including being one of only 21 teams to finish the gruelling endurance event.
The team will also compete at the prestigious Formula Student Germany competition (Hockenheim) from July 30th - August 4th, with a view to improving results in all events, building on the car and team’s clear potential.
Brunel Racing Launch BR14
Brunel Racing has officially launched the team’s 2013 car, BR14.
The team will be competing at Formula Student UK at Silverstone and Formula Student Germany at the Hockenheimring.
Brunel Racing would like to thank the various partners, alumni and faculty members that attended the event.
The launch marked a milestone for the project, with the team moving into the test and competition stage of the project.
Look out for more updates in the coming days as the team gets closer to FSUK which starts on July 3rd.