Formula Student


Formula Student is an international engineering design competetion first held by the Society of Automotive Engineers in 1979. The goal is to develop and provide a platform for student engineers to experience, build, and learn. It offers a unique way to test students' theoretical knowledge in a practical context. Students gain and develop skills such as enginering, project management and team work. the Formula Student competitions have developed into an international competition with participants from over 20 different countries and over 600 universities.*

Axalta is committed to encouraging and nurturing active participation in the science, technology, engineering and math (STEM) subjects as part of “Axalta’s Bright Futures” programme. In addition to supplying the paints, Axalta offers theoretical and practical preparation advice, technical support and facilitates training to help the team get the most out of the products used.

 

*Source: https://www.global-formula-racing.com/en/formula-student

Agoria Solar Team, University of Leuven, Belgium – The Bridgestone World Solar Challenge

Cromax has supported the Agoria Solar Team – the reigning World Champions in the Challenger Class – from the University of Leuven, Belgium, in this discipline since 2015.

Academic Motorsports Association of Zurich (AMZ), ETH Zurich, Switzerland – Formula Student

Axalta, together with its premium refinish paint brand Cromax, supports the student racing team of the Swiss Academic Motor Sports Association Zurich (AMZ) of ETH Zurich since 2018. The successful AMZ Racing team participates the eRacing series of Formula Student and focuses on developing prototypes of electrically powered racing cars.

Wolfast Uniovi, University of Oviedo, Spain – MotoStudent

Axalta has worked with the university’s engineering team since 2014 as it takes part in the MotoStudent International Competition – a global motorbike challenge between university student teams.

In 2020, the Wolfast Uniovi has entered the MotoStudent Electric category for the first time. The team is in the process of designing, developing and manufacturing a motorbike prototype with a 100% electric propulsion system.