A Gripping Race: Just a Wishbone Away

Cornering grip, or lateral mu, is the most sensitive parameter of a race car. In fact, it is eight times more sensitive than the next most sensitive parameter. This is why our suspension engineers obsess over maximising it throughout the testing and tuning period of our race cars.

The hunt for grip starts at […]

By |March 21st, 2017|Business, Suspension|0 Comments

2017 Chassis Design and Manufacture

Design of the M17 Electric and Combustion Chassis began before Auscomp 2016. With the team’s new core ethos of ‘one team, two cars’ at the forefront of the design process, it was decided that the steel spaceframe would share a universal design.

Using Siemens NX10,  a parametric CAD model was set up and iteratively […]

By |March 21st, 2017|Business, Chassis|0 Comments

Annual Monash Motorsport Launch Night

It was a beautiful Spring afternoon, as all members of the Monash Motorsport team worked to prepare for the night ahead, our annual Launch Night. The team was bustling to put everything together, perfecting the last touches on M16 and making sure the much anticipated event was going to run smoothly. It came as […]

By |January 10th, 2017|Business, Events|0 Comments

PhoenxPLM: Meeting Our Software Needs

For the past year PhoenxPLM, our Platinum level CAD software sponsor, have lent their support and guidance in the design and development of not only M16, but also the future M17-C and M17-E. Every Monash Motorsport team member is well on their way to mastering CAD with PhoenxPLM’s numerous personalised training programs. We are […]

By |January 10th, 2017|Business|0 Comments

Testing the Limits: Partnering with Bosch

Since 2011, Monash Motorsport has been fortunate to have Bosch Australia as a valued partner. Not only have they provided our team with essential electrical components and technical advice but also invaluable access to the AARC Proving Grounds in Anglesea. In the lead up to FSAE-A 2016, we were thrilled when Bosch arranged for […]

By |January 10th, 2017|Business|0 Comments

MDK | Wirawaji: Machining Solutions

MDK Toolmakers, partnered with Wirawaji Pty. Ltd.,  are heavily involved in the development of several unmanned aerial vehicle applications and heavy-fuel combustion technologies, whilst also providing high quality CNC machining services.

With an emphasis on reliability going into 2016, both M15R and M16 featured brand new rear suspension outboard assemblies, including new uprights – made […]

By |January 10th, 2017|Business, Suspension|0 Comments

Prime Pak Supplies: Sticking Around

Exhibiting an extensive product range coupled with an uncompromising approach to providing ideal solutions to all our workshop needs, we are proud to announce Monash Motorsport’s new and valuable partnership with Prime Pak Supplies in 2016.

Prime Pak Supplies have been generous in providing Monash Motorsport with various technical essentials which are used regularly […]

By |September 6th, 2016|Business|0 Comments

The Machining Experts: Hare & Forbes

While providing Australia with one of the most extensive ranges of workshop machinery and tool accessories, Hare & Forbes Machinery House has been a valuable supporter of Monash Motorsport for a number of years. Hare & Forbes has provided our team with all of our machinery needs as well as guidance and support in […]

By |September 6th, 2016|Business|0 Comments

Running Smooth with Castrol

One of Monash Motorsport’s longest standing gold sponsors, Castrol has been a crucial supporter of the team since early 2013. Castrol is the world’s premier supplier of engine and transmission oil, brake fluid, and coolants in both the private and motorsport sectors. Castrol enjoys great success with a number of Formula One teams as […]

By |September 6th, 2016|Business|0 Comments

MMS Joins Forces With Cigweld

Partnering up with Monash Motorsport in late 2015, Cigweld have quickly proven to be an incredibly valuable resource to the team. With roots stretching back all the way to the early 1920s, we couldn’t be happier to have Cigweld as a partner with such rich history and extensive experience.

After initially providing us with an […]

By |April 19th, 2016|Business, Chassis, Powertrain|0 Comments