Formula Student

About Formula Student

What is Formula Student?

Formula Student 2017 will take place on 20-23 July 2017 at Silverstone Circuit.

Formula Student is the most established educational engineering competition and a testing ground for the next generation of world-class engineers. It challenges university students from around the world to design and build a single-seat racing car, which is then put to the test at the famous Silverstone Circuit.


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Team information

Do you want to be a part of Europe's largest educational motorsport competition and work with thousands of the most innovative engineers of the future? If you'd like to take part, find out how to:

  • Register your team
  • Find out key dates and the rules
  • Gain technical help and take part in Learn to win

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  • Become a volunteer

    Meet like-minded people and share your enthusiasm with the next generation of engineers by becoming an FS volunteer.

  • Learn to Win   

    Find out what the judges are looking for. You can:

    • Attend technical presentations 
    • Listen to advice from the judges 
    • Hear from officals
  • Become a partner or sponsor

    Take your involvement to the next level.

    • Meet talented engineers with the most promise
    • Our annual media coverage is typically valued at £1,000,000 AVE
  • Spectator information 

    All the information you need to join Formula Student at Silverstone and watch the action unfold.

Need some help?

Contact the Formula Student team if you have any questions.