National University of Sciences and Technology’s (NUST) Formula Student Team took part in Formula Student UK Virtual 2020 and once again NUST Formula Car Team performed better than major universities from all over the world. The team has secured 3rd position in Design, 3rd position in Acceleration, 9th position in Skid pad, 10th position in Cost and an Overall 7th position.
This year the contest was held online instead of at Silverstone due to coronavirus pandemic. Team NUST secured the third position in the design and acceleration category.
The NUST’s Formula One Team came in 9th position in the Skid Pad section while at number ten in Cost and obtained the seventh position in Formula Student (FS).
@nustfsteam participated in "Formula Student UK Virtual 2020". Persevering through years, the team has finally proved themselves as they say “one does not simply bounce back after facing failure after failure. Unless it's the NUSTfsteam. #FSUK2020 #FSUK #NUST #growingfromthehub pic.twitter.com/iVrmQjwiEA— NUST (@Official_NUST) August 7, 2020
NUST Formula One Team is the one who started to participate in the Formula Student UK Virtual 2020 and Formula Student Germany from Pakistan. According to NUST Formula One Team “Our six-year experience benefits us to innovate our design and portray a positive image of Pakistan’s talented youth to the world,”
Virtual Formula Student competition held in 2020
The Formula Student is a student engineering event which is held annually in the United Kingdom. Teams based on students from different universities participated from all over the world to design, build, race and test a small version of Formula style racing car event.
The cars are judged on the bases of different criteria set by organizers. It is run by Institution of Mechanical Engineers and uses the same Formula One rules as the original along with supplementary protocols.
The teams from all over the world compete in Static and Dynamic events held in the event. The main aim behind organizing the event is to develop enterprise and innovative young engineers and inspire the young generation to go for an engineering career.