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Europe Summary 2018


Following a successful 2017 Formula Student Australasia competition, Monash Motorsport embarked on what has been our most ambitious Europe campaign to date. During our two month stay, we competed with both our combustion and first year electric car in the Formula Student UK, Austria and Germany competitions. We set out not only to improve […]

By |September 16th, 2018|Uncategorized|0 Comments

FSAE-Australasia 2017: One Team, Two Cars.

Preparation for the 2017 Formula Student Australasia competition was much more thorough and rigorous than previous years. With the goal of racing both the electric and combustion cars on track, we began testing much earlier and more frequently than we had in the past. After months of hard work put in by our day […]

By |January 19th, 2018|Uncategorized|0 Comments

Ready, Set, Race! The Formula Student Competition

December is an exciting time for all: Summer has officially begun and Christmas and New Year are fast approaching. Over at Monash Motorsport, December is an especially exciting time of year. The team is in its final stages of rigorous testing and statics practice in preparation for this year’s FSAE Australasia Competition. On December […]

By |December 7th, 2017|Uncategorized|0 Comments

Virtually Making Driver Training a Reality

Join us for a quick chat to Tom Behrendt about his work on the team as a Chassis engineer and how we use simulation software to assist the team in the leadup to competition.

What simulation software is used and how does it work?
A range of software is used for the entire process. Firstly, we […]

By |December 7th, 2017|Uncategorized|0 Comments

The Racer’s 6th Sense – Why We Test and How We Gather Data

When it comes to testing and tuning the vehicle dynamics of FSAE cars, teams can often be caught up in a guessing game. Variables like camber and toe all affect how much we grip we can get out of our tires and ultimately how much performance we can squeeze out of our cars.

Fortunately, due […]

By |September 26th, 2017|Chassis, Electrical Drivetrain, Powertrain, Suspension|0 Comments

M17-C and M17-E Take Off!

The 2017 Aerodynamics packages have been completed and both cars are flying as of last weekend. The Aerodynamics Section worked extremely hard to meet an incredibly tough deadline with not one, but two packages in record time. M17-C will feature a full package with both front and rear wings, an undertray, a nosecone, bodywork, […]

By |September 21st, 2017|Aerodynamics|0 Comments

The Road to Flying: Mould Preparations and Layups

Our Aerodynamics team has been working tirelessly to manufacture one of the most complex Aerodynamics packages that the team has ever designed. Our 2017 Aerodynamics package will feature a four part system, consisting of a front and rear wing, undertray, nose cone and body work. Starting from the raw materials, a great deal of […]

By |August 21st, 2017|Aerodynamics|0 Comments

A Current Affair: EMRAX 228 Dynamometer Testing

In late March, our electric powertrain section had its first opportunity to run the EMRAX 228 motor on Monash University’s 220Nm Eddy Current Dynamometer using mains power. This gave us a chance to familiarise ourselves with the running of the motor before full power performance testing in the coming weeks using the electric car’s […]

By |May 23rd, 2017|Electrical Drivetrain|0 Comments

The Powerhouse of M17-C: KTM 690 Duke R

The current 2017-2018 ruleset brought a few big changes to Formula SAE, the most exciting being a significant increase in the maximum allowable engine displacement from 610cc to 710cc. This change has upset the current status quo, and meant that several new engine options are now in play, dramatically expanding the range  that teams […]

By |May 23rd, 2017|Powertrain|0 Comments

Giving our Engine the Spark of Life

By |May 23rd, 2017|Powertrain|0 Comments