Posts from 2015

#2 at EDAG Integration Excellence Award

At the end of November the team celebrated its second victory of the season after securing sponsorship from Daimler. The Global Formula Racing team had the opportunity to participate as one of five finalists for the Integration Excellence Award at the headquarters of the EDAG group in Fulda. This[…]

Testing at Dallesport

Taking advantage of Oregon’s gorgeous fall weather, the American side of the team at Oregon State University took both the 2014 and 2015 combustion cars for a weekend full of driving and collaboration with the new members in the Dalles, Oregon. With both cars running back to back, many[…]

Global Formula Racing and Sabalcore Computing Inc. Continue Success in 2015 Season

After an outstanding 2014 race season, Global Formula Racing (GFR) was pleased to continue its partnership with Sabalcore Computing Inc., a leading high performance computing (HPC) service company, for the 2015 season. Thanks to Sabalcore’s HPC Cloud, GFR can simulate external airflow quicker and with greater accuracy. Global Formula Racing, founded[…]

Formula Student Germany 2015

From July 28 to August 3, Global Formula Racing successfully competed with both our electric and combustion cars in the highly competitive Formula Student Germany (FSG) event at the Hockenheimring. We want to inform you directly of the events during competition. Thanks for your interest and we hope you[…]

Formula Student Austria

Only one week after a very successful Formula Student Germany, Formula Student Austria (FSA) began and ran from August 10th to the 13th at the Red Bull Ring in Spielberg, Austria. While 110 teams participated at Formula Student Germany in Hockenheim, FSA was considerably smaller with only 40 teams[…]

FSAE Michigan

From the 13th to 16th of May our combustion car, the GFR15c, participated in its first competition of this season taking place at Michigan International Speedway in Brooklyn. MI.   In 2015, there have been more changes to the car than ever before, making the first competition even more[…]

Interview: German students at OSU

This spring five students from DHBW have the chance to support the American side of the team at Oregon State University (OSU). These five students will all be spending an entire term at OSU. This is a great example of international teamwork for GFR which will strengthen the team[…]

GFR 2015 Combustion Car Unveil

The official rollout event will be held on Friday, April 24th 2015, with the car being unveiled at 2 p.m., in part of the grand opening of World of Speed in Wilsonville, Oregon. Please join Global Formula Racing, OSU faculty, team sponsors, supporters, friends and family to be the first to witness the latest race car[…]

Progress at OSU with the new chassis

As we’ve shared before, 2015 is one of the most pivotal seasons ever for GFR as the cars are being completely redesigned. A drastically new suspension system and aerodynamics package will be complemented by a completely new carbon fiber monocoque which doesn’t share a single part or any geometry[…]

New carbon fiber lab at DHBW

During the last seasons all carbon fiber parts for both cars were produced at the carbon fiber lab of the Oregon State University. The team and the lab were at the maximum level of capacity with producing the two chassis and both aero packages. With the new carbon fiber[…]