fisitaFISITA (Fédération Internationale des Sociétés d'Ingénieurs des Techniques de l'Automobile) was founded in Paris in 1948 with the motto Progressons en Commun – Together we Progress. FISITA’s purpose is the same today as it was then: to bring together engineers from across the globe to share ideas and advance the technological development of the automobile.

FISITA is the umbrella organisation for the national automotive societies around the world - controlled by the engineering profession and supported by the global automotive industry. Our network of Member Societies represents over 210,000 automotive engineers. FISITA’s goal is to provide a forum for dialogue amongst these engineers, as well as industry, government, academia, environmental and standards organisations.


The Motorsport Industry Association (MIA) is the world’s leading trade association for Motorsport's performance engineering, services and tuning industry. It represents the specialised needs of this highly successful Industry which, although extending throughout the world and rapidly expanding in the developing nations, is centred here in the UK. 
The MIA Membership displays a wide demographic spread, including; Motorsport and Performance Engineering companies, race and rally teams, governing bodies, motorsport services, research organisations, race circuits and universities and colleges.

Motorsport Industry Association
Tel: +44 (0) 2476 692 600

fisitaHoosier Tyre UK will once again be supporting teams with their fitting and balancing service, plus invaluable advice on which tyres to use for optimum performance. To place an order for tyres, call Looby Postance on Tel: 01293 863579 for delivery to UK and European addresses prior to event or direct to Silverstone for July (please order at least three weeks prior to event).

MakitaMakita, Britain’s number one professional power tool manufacturer will support Formula Student 2017 with their high quality power tools.

Makita will offer FS participants special purchase opportunities and provide a Tool Loan Centre at Silverstone in July. Competing teams will be able to borrow Makita power tools and receive instant product training from Makita demo and training staff at the circuit.

Makita distributor MTS of Northampton will be the supply conduit to FS teams. All product enquiries should be addressed to Marcus Tebbutt on Tel: 01604 751688 or via To view the full range of Makita power tools and premium quality accessories, visit

Printing CrazyMy name is Kate Brenton and my company is Printing Crazy Ltd. As a new supporter of FS Teams I am delighted to have this opportunity to introduce myself and the services we provide.

Printing Crazy is a Clothing & Branding company based in Hamble near Southampton and has been established for over 25 years. We have 4 multi-head embroidery machines and the latest technology for laser printing. Our new website, currently under construction, and going live any day will contain over 6000 items and will have its own Motorsport Clothing shop. In addition our luxury exhibition unit with clothing samples, meeting areas, wifi, will be attending Silverstone in July.

We can source, and embroider or print all items of team kit, including base layers, intermediate layers, polos, jackets, shirts, trousers, shorts, fleeces, waterproofs and ancillaries such as bags, caps, gloves, belts etc.

I have put together some attractive offers for FS Teams.  Please contact:
I am very excited by this opportunity to become involved with FS Teams, and to promote the identity of the individual competitors. My aim is to provide a highly efficient and personal service using quality products and to apply my considerable experience to facilitate choices and guarantee customer satisfaction.

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RACE TECH is the leading international authority on engineering and technology in motorsport. It applies its unique approach to all aspects of motorsport engineering, from the engine and powertrain, through to suspension, vehicle dynamics and aerodynamics. Beyond that, it covers the wider motorsport industry, looking at business and administrative issues, technical regulations and current affairs. It's also a MUST read essential tool for the next generation of engineers hoping to enter this exciting industry.

Less than £3 an issue for the Technical Bible for everyone involved in the motorsport industry! Subscribe to receive a 60% discount for an annual subscription to RACE TECH magazine - use code FS60 when subscribing.


As the world’s leading publication for motorsport technology, Racecar Engineering is an invaluable resource for any student embarking on a career in motorsport engineering.

Every issue looks in depth at the latest concepts and innovations in the industry and provides technical insight into the inner and outer workings of the world’s fastest cars. With unrivalled technical analysis of everything from World Championship series including Formula 1, to grass roots racing, Racecar Engineering is essential reading for students, industry experts and race enthusiasts.

Subscribe and keep pace with the latest technical developments. Students can trial 3 issues of the digital edition for just £7.95, saving over 50% off the cover price.


Camcoat Performance Coatings Ltd has been applying performance and endurance enhancing coatings to automotive and motorsport applications for 25 years. The customer base ranges from enthusiasts, through all levels of motorsport, to household name OEMs.

Our main areas of expertise are:

  • Thermal barrier internal and external exhaust coatings to “Racespec”
  • Three different piston coatings: ceramic crown coating to deter detonation damage, skirt friction reduction coating and internal coating to pull heat from the piston to the cooling oil.
  • Thermal dispersion coatings for cooling systems, brake components and casings for mechanical or electrical components.
  • Friction reducing coatings for all contact surfaces.

    Further details on, e-mail, Tel: 01925 445003

Marc Brunel Recruitment is a specialist Recruitment Consultancy catering for the Automotive/Motorsports Engineering sector. Its consultants are passionate about Motorsports and aim to offer a first class service for both clients and candidates by making the whole recruitment process efficient and easy. Based in London but in constant attendance at races and events throughout Europe, it is dedicated to helping you find the right Engineers, Technicians and other Support staff.

Visit for opportunities and more information.

The Women's Engineering Society (WES) is a professional network of women engineers offering inspiration, support and professional development.  We campaign to encourage women to participate and achieve as engineers, scientists and as leaders.  We co-ordinate an annual residential student conference Engineering Inspiration, International Women in Engineering Day (INWED) , run a cross-sector mentoring scheme MentorSET  and STEM Returners , a programme to help experienced candidates to re-start their career or transfer their skills to another sector.

Student Motorsport is the first online motorsport community bringing together pupils, students, graduates, educators, professionals and related organisations in the motorsport and automotive industry.  Our vision is the creation of an online community that will support our members that are working in or driving towards a career in the motorsport industry.

With the support of our partners and alongside exciting collaborative projects, we're developing a relevant, targeted and structured environment to connect people and organisations in this vibrant industry.  Whether you’re a student, graduate, educator or professional interested in, or already working in motorsport there's something for everyone; it’s an exciting vehicle for great things including information, advice, services, experiences and recruitment opportunities.

Our members are able to build and manage a professional profile whilst accessing resources, develop new affiliations, catalyse and benefit from new opportunities, seek new ventures whilst sharing information, knowledge and experience.

We believe in bringing people closer together, take part in driving your career forward whilst supporting the next generation of motorsport professionals. 


Silverstone University Technical College is a brand new centre of excellence for young people wanting to break into the specialist fields of High Performance Engineering or Events Management. It is based in the heart of British Motorsport in a stunning new facility opposite the National Pit Straight at Silverstone Circuit.


AFBE-UK (Association for Black and Minority Ethnic Engineers, UK) provides support and promotes higher achievements in Education and Engineering particularly among students and professionals from ethnic minority backgrounds. We are a not for profit organisation which aims at challenging and inspiring people of Black and Minority Ethnic (BME) origin. Our mission is to increase the number of ethnic minority people who pursue a career and have successful careers within the engineering industry.

We promote diversity in engineering and technology through our programmes and activities which are led by exceptional professionals and leaders in the Engineering industry and are designed to bring about meaningful change, sustainable growth and development and a lasting positive impact to the UK. Our goals are to encourage partnership within engineering communities, to gain recognition within the engineering industry and to support young people towards science and technology regardless of background.

The Association is not exclusive to people from a particular ethnic origin, however it focuses on people that have and share the experience and interest in inspiring people of BME origin in our communities. More details of AFBE-UK can be found on our website.

CCAV is a joint Department for Business, Energy and Industrial Strategy (BEIS) and Department for Transport (DfT) policy unit that works with industry and academia to make the UK one of the world’s premier development locations for connected and autonomous vehicles. To support this vision, CCAV works across four areas: R&D, Testing Infrastructure, Regulation and Cyber Security.