UQ Racing

UQ Racing’s 2017 chassis is the culmination of 3 years of experience constructing a folded monocoque. As we have done in 2015 and 2016, we are again using Ayres’ aluminium sandwich panels. The goal with this year’s chassis was to improve accuracy and ease of construction....

Over the last few weeks, our team has been busy laying up, vacuum forming and polishing our composite components for the 2017 FSAE car. Our Designs Our Team Vice-Principal, Stephen Joseph, has conducted a huge amount of inductions over the last semester to ensure our team is...

The weekend before our busy Semester 2 started, 30 of our most dedicated students took a trip down to the Queensland/ New South Wales border to a little camping ground overlooking Running Creek and the Border Range. We left our University of Queensland home-base bright and...

UQ Open Day is one of the biggest events on the UQ calendar. The event attracts tens of thousands of attendees; many of whom passed through our UQ Racing workshop and talked with team members about the unique opportunities offered to UQ students. Throughout the day,...

2017 has been busy! Currently, we’re nearing the end of our design period, a crucial point of the year. What we achieve now sets us up for the manufacturing phase of the vehicle and determines how we perform at the competition. As a team, we’ve...

The 2016 Competition started for us with some frantic packing of both cars, our workshop full of tools and enough camping gear to house a small city. We finished packing late and all headed home to try and get enough sleep for the long journey...