On behalf of the whole team, we'd like to thank Genesis Precision Engineering for supporting us and machining our uprights, hubs and stub axles. It was great to come and see you and the incredible kit used to make them. We're really impressed with all the parts and can't wait to see them in action on the car!
The long awaited Oately Project Garages were officially opened by Geoff and Jean Oatley yesterday. It was a great opportunity for the team to meet them and their family, and to show our appreciation for their generosity. The new space, that we are sharing with Cambridge Univeristy Eco Racing, will be a tremendous help in developing and building our cars. Thank you Geoff and Jean!
Chassis Team Leader Matt ran a workshop with new members of the Chassis team to construct a mock-cockpit. This rig will has been used to investigate various driving positions in order to determine a more ergonomic seat angle and steering wheel position for the new car. Many thanks to Rich Roebuck for letting us use the new Dyson Centre workshop for the construction!
The FBR15 chassis has been welded just before the team hits the library to get ready for exams! Isn't she beautiful!
FBR are delighted to announce another new sponsor, Leda Suspension. Phoenix and the team have already spent a day visiting their facility to discuss the manufacture of our custom dampers. We will soon finish the specification and design work and are looking forward to going back to help assemble the units.
We are delighted to announce that we have a new sponsor, MSC Software. The Vehicle Dynamics team are looking forward to utilising the Adam/Car software to analyse and refine the suspension set up for the FBR15.