UPC ecoRACING

UPC ecoRacing wins five awards in the four Formula Student 2019 International competitions

The team from Terrassa triumphs in the different categories, showing the good performance of the new evolution of the first electric single-seater with four wheel drive of Spain.

The group of students of UPC ecoRacing ended on the past 25th of August the fourth and last competition of the calendar, ending with it the evolution and validation of the only electric single-seater with all-wheel drive system of the State, the ecoRX.

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ecoRX 2019 at the Assen circuit

During all the competitions were validated the strength of the students’ vehicle design, being in all of them, one of the first teams to complete the very demanding technical inspection required before participating in the different dynamic events.

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UPC ecoRacing team with its vehicle ecoRX 2019

At the end of May, after the vehicle presentation, the team prepared everything to attend four of the most demanding competitions marked of the Formula Student calendar, starting with the Formula Student Netherlands, celebrated at the mythical circuit of Assen. There, the team obtained two trophies in two categories, achieving the top place Cost and Manufacturing Event and a second position in the Business Plan Event.

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UPC ecoRacing team with the trophies obtained in the Formula Student Netherlands

Straightaway UPC ecoRacing moved to Viena to prepare the Hungarian competition, Formula Student East. With new competitors and different conditions, the ecoRX 2019 was able to beat the Skid Pad team record, also taking the second and third positions on Cost and Manufacturing Event and Business Plan Event.

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UPC ecoRacing team on the Formula Student East podium

Having finished the first half of the competition season, UPC ecoRacing came back to Terrassa to prepare for the upcoming Formula Student Germany, celebrated at the legendary Hockenheim circuit, where nearly 120 teams from all around the world would try to take the competition. The team obtained a very good score in the static events, apart from being the second team to complete all the technical inspection, at the second day of competition.

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ecoRX 2019 at the Hockenheim circuit

Finally, the students’ team finished the season on the Barcelona-Catalunya circuit, competing in the Formula Student Spain, where the team achieved the finals of Cost and Manufacturing, Event also being on the finals of Business Plan Presentation Event. On the overall, six finals with one first, two second and two third positions as a summary of the performance of the ecoRX 2019 on four of the most demanding competitions.

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ecoRX 2019 in one of the events at Circuit de Barcelona-Catalunya

UPC ecoRacing would like to thank to all sponsors and collaborators who have made possible to achieve all these trophies during the 2019 season and the team expects to continue sharing all the knowledge and experience acquired with all of them.