UPB Racing Team Interview

  • Introduce your team briefly.
    In total, we are a team of about 75 students making their first steps in the electric class
  • Tell us about your team’s history with Formula Student.
    We were founded in 2006 by a small group of students and since then kept growing. Always trying to annoy the big teams here and there.
  • What does joining Formula Student Netherlands mean to you?
    First time attendance plus first event where we compete with our electric vehicle, so it means a lot.
  • What are your main goals for this year?
    CV: The last CV in team history – leave a mark
    EV: Let’s see what we can achieve
  • What made you think of/choose FSN?
    New challenges for a new vehicle – preregistered CV due to great FSO performance
  • What makes you different than the other teams?
    Very ambitious first EV vehicle
  • What is your biggest achievement in Formula Student so far?
    Winning the business plan at FS East 2018
  • Describe your car in three words.
    EV: aerotic, ambitious, risky
    CV: (a bit less) aerotic, fairwell, fast

  • How did COVID-19 affect your team and how did you deal with it?
    Of course, it affected us a lot. We used the cancelled season to skip the production of the cars and kept on developing. Switching completely to digital communication was difficult but we managed to get through it.

 

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