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The WR1's bodywork is progressing. Two of our team members have been at KS composites helping make the side pods and nosecone for the car. Check out the photos inside.

Sat 18 Jun 2011, 18:40

Wishbone Joints Arrive From EOS

The Wishbone Joints have arrived from EOS!

These are sintered Titanium joints, which interface with carbon fibre tubing used for the wishbones arms and rose-joint bearings which interface with the uprights.

We have yet to machine the bearing housing to size, after which we can assemble our very smart, very light wishbones.

Wed 25 May 2011, 19:19

Assembly Progress

Although exams are looming, progress is still being made with the car. We have assembled the corners of the car and fitted them with a spare set of wheels. This is the first time we have put the car on the floor. We were shocked with how low it was, and how much visibility the driver has. It has been great to finally see our design come togeather so well.

Wed 11 May 2011, 23:43

Brake Light

6 Super Bright LED's behind laser cut differential mount

Thu 21 Apr 2011, 12:51

Chassis off the Table!

Progress with Chassis, Assembly and Corner Package.

Tue 19 Apr 2011, 19:53

Uprights arrive!

Our uprights have arrived on schedule from our sponsors surface generation! Check inside for pictures!

Mon 18 Apr 2011, 20:28

Tripod Housings machined using DMG CNC machines!

We have recently had our tripod housings machined using one of the DMG machines we have access to, here in the warwick manufacturing group (WMG) facilities

Mon 18 Apr 2011, 13:25

Spaceframe powder coating

The spaceframe is now powdercoated, take a peek inside for detailed pictures!

Wed 06 Apr 2011, 13:02

Promotional Video

With the Formula Student competition only months away, the Warwick Racing car has been coming together rapidly over the past few weeks. Each member of the team is working hard on different aspects of the car and we have produced a short video to show some of the tasks the team undertakes everyday.

Wed 06 Apr 2011, 09:16

Spaceframe Complete

The welding of the spaceframe has now been complete. See inside for pictures

Wed 30 Mar 2011, 20:34

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