Posts from 2018

Teambuilding Hut 2018

In the last weekend of October our team went to Austria again, more precisely to Hirschegg, to our Teambuilding Hut. We used this weekend to introduce new and old team members to each other and to work together on the topics in the project groups. In addition to the[…]

FS Spain 2018

Formula Student Spain – 2018 Tuesday Greetings from Spain! After our long bus journey from Friedrichshafen to Barcelona we finally reached our destination: the Circuit de Barcelona-Catalunya. With about 55 team members we are one of the bigger teams.After the construction of the two pits the whole team sat[…]

FSG 2018

Formula Student Germany- 2018 From the 6th to the 12th of August the Formula Student Germany took place at the Hockenheimring. Already on Friday, before the actual beginning, first members of our team travelled to Hockenheim to secure a good camping site. Followed on Sunday our first sprinter arrived[…]

FSAE Italy 2018

FSAE Italy – The First Event for our GFR18e It’s hard to describe the feeling when the events are drawing closer and you can finally show what you’ve worked so hard for over the last few months. On July 11th the time had finally come: the first event for[…]

ZF Race Camp

The annual ZF Race Camp took place from May 16th-18th. The Race Camp is a kind of dress rehearsal for the upcoming Fomula Student competitions this summer. Our team was represented with both the GFR17e and the new GFR18e. We were able to prove our worth in both static[…]

Rollout GFR18e

May 15th was a big day: The rollout of the GFR18e!  For weeks the team worked together towards this day, spending more than a few nights in the shop to be able to proudly present our new electric racer to our sponsors, supporters and friends. At the beginning of[…]

FSAE Michigan 2018

In typical GFR tradition, the first event with our combustion car took place at the Speedway in Michigan. From May 9th – 12th the team had the opportunity to showcase the GFR18c in a competition. Overall, we performed well as a team, but due to technical problems we were[…]

Support by Kreatize

Kreatize supports us among other things with the production of our inverters. A big goal of this season is the weight optimization of these inverters. A housing made of CFRP is used to achieve the greatest possible weight saving. So that all plugs and other connections are securely fastened[…]

Shipment and Assembly eCar

We are proud to report that our second shipment successfully arrived at the DHBW in Friedrichshafen on April 24th. Never before have we succeeded in completing the second shipment so early. This shows that our team works closely together, despite a distance of 8770 kilometres between the two locations.[…]

Manufacturing of our cooling jackets

This season we have focused on optimizing our cooling jackets. As in previous years, Kuhnstoff GmbH supported us in producing them. With total of two cooling jackets installed in the GFR18e, these generally serve to cool our two electric motors. In each case, a cooling jacket sits outside on[…]