We are the University of Nottingham Racing Team. We design and build electric cars to compete in competitions and race against other universities from around the world.


What do we do?

We participate in Formula Student and Solar Challenge competitions. These events are the top educational engineering competitions and connect us with leading universities across the world. Our Formula Student and Solar Challenge teams are proudly sponsored by companies with a shared interest in green technology and clean transport solutions.

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Who can join?

Anyone from the University of Nottingham can join our team. We have roles in engineering, business development, marketing, sponsorship, carbon cost tracking and more. We welcome undergraduates, postgraduates and post-doctoral researchers too. All you need is an eagerness to learn and get involved! 



Opportunities to learn and practice real-world interdisciplinary engineering, from design to manufacture and testing.


Experience motor racing competitions, either on F1 tracks or across the Australian outback! 


Progress with the team and gain transferable project management and leadership skills.






Achievement: Formula Student 2021

In 2021, UoN Racing Team outperformed the competition at Formula Student UK. Our car, Frankie, was the best electric vehicle (EV) and came 3rd overall across all competitions. Also, the Business Plan team won their event by beating 100+ other university teams! 


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Silver Tier Sponsors

We have our generous supporters to thank for all our teams ongoing success. Their financial help and engineering expertise has been invaluable and allowed us to keep pushing the limits. Our silver tier sponsors below have shown exceptional levels of support and we are proud to champion their brands.


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MAHLE provide a broad spectrum of skills and capabilities to their global customers. With expert knowledge and a detailed understanding of new technologies, MAHLE Powertrain supports the international automotive industry with optimized powertrain solutions to satisfy their customers’ requirements. Engine, transmission, hybrid, software, operating strategy. From one source.

Find our more about their careers opportunity here.





GKN Automotive is the global leader in drive systems.

A global automotive technology company that pioneered electric drive systems and is now driving the future of transportation. It is the trusted partner for most of the world’s automotive companies,  specialising in developing, building and supplying market-leading driveline systems and advanced ePowertrain technologies.



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