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Over 135 teams confirmed for Formula Student 2022 competition

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Winners from University of Sheffield at FS2021
Winners from University of Sheffield at FS2021

Following the close of registration, the IMechE is delighted to announce the teams confirmed to participate in this year's competition.

To view the full list of teams competing this year, please visit the 2022 Teams page on the Formula Student website.

Following the first successful online and hybrid competitions owing to COVID-19 restrictions in 2020 and 2021 respectively, 2022 will see the return of a busy Formula Student event that will host over 135 teams at Silverstone, the home of British motorsport.

The IMechE is delighted to confirm that spectators will be able to join us at Silverstone for the Dynamic events on the weekend of 9-10 July 2022. The ticket office will be opening soon, simply follow the competition’s social media channels (Twitter, Facebook, Instagram and LinkedIn) to be alerted when tickets are available.

Taking place annually, the competition continues to challenge teams of university students to design, build and run a full-sized single seater race car, allowing them to develop their engineering, project management and teamworking skills on a real-world project.

During the finals event in July, presentation events will provide an opportunity for all teams to demonstrate their business acumenand defend their engineering decision-making, while two days of on-track events put the cars through their paces.

After their inaugural win at last year's hybrid competition, current champions from the University of Sheffield will be returning to defend their title, while new and returning teams from over 30 countries across the world will be eager to showcase their cars and unseat the 2021 winners in each event category.

Following current trends in the automotive industry, the 2022 competition has also seen an increase in the number of electric vehicles being built this year, with half of all entries this year developing and running electric powertrains.

Competition in the FS-AI category is also heating up this year, with 16 teams seeking to prove their skills in autonomous vehicle systems development, including new entries to the competition from Spain, Bangladesh, Italy, Ireland and the UK.

On behalf of the Institution of Mechanical Engineers and the Formula Student Organising committee, we wish all teams the best of luck as they prepare for the finals this July and we look forward to welcoming all FS fans back to Silverstone to see the action unfold.


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