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Caltest Instruments Ltd has previously been the proud sponsor of Team SURTES the Formula Student Racing Team from The University of Surrey. We provided assistance with test equipment and team kit. Moreover, our engineers provided technical advice in order to improve the performance of the car.

Team SURTES (Surrey University Racing Technology Engineering Solutions) operates out of the Engineering Design Centre at the University of Surrey, in Guildford, and comprises of 28 year-3 engineering students, 6 Masters students plus workshop support staff and a faculty advisor.

The year-3 students are an interesting mix of not just automotive, mechanical and aerospace engineers but medical students too.

Beyond the team is a bunch of willing and able first and second year engineering students and other volunteers.

Formula Student is Europe’s best-established educational engineering competition and is backed by industry and high-profile engineers. The aim of the competition, organized by the Institution of Mechanical Engineers (IMECHE), is to develop promising and innovative young engineers and encourage more youngsters to get involved in an engineering career.

Each year Team SURTES enters the Formula Student UK competition, held at Silverstone in July. The single-seat formula car is designed, built and maintained by the studets at Surrey University, assisted by the technical knowhow and support of Caltest Instruments.

As for the car itself, 2017’s vehicle is the third in an auspicious line of automobiles, starting with Ruby in 2015, Evie in 2016 and Evie II for the 2017 season. Team SURTES have been competing in FSUK for 8 years now.

Team SURTES best results to date have been 12th overall and 5th best UK team at Formula Student in 2015.

You can read more about Team SURTES over at their official website or catch them on social media, chiefly Twitter and Facebook.

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