Redback Racing Team (Formula SAE-A Car)

Redback Racing Team (Formula SAE-A Car)

Formula SAE, also known as Formula Student, is an engineering design competition where students from universities across the globe design, manufacture and race small open-wheeler racing cars to compete at Formula SAE events every year.

The competition is the largest motorsport category in the world, with over 500 teams from multiple continents competing to win the multiple Formula SAE events held each year.

The aim of the competition is to allow students to build their practical skills in a competitive environment based on their theoretical knowledge, thus assisting them to become well-rounded graduates.

Responsibilities

Redback consists of two main branches: Technical and Business.

The Technical team looks after the design and manufacture of our race car each season. It is made up of nine departments:

  • Aerodynamics
  • Brakes
  • Chassis
  • Data Acquisition
  • EV Powertrain
  • IC Electrics
  • IC Powertrain
  • Suspension
  • Vehicle Dynamics

The Business team is responsible for day-to-day as well as long-term operation of the team. The branches within Business include:

  • Recruitment
  • Internal Relations
  • External Relations
  • Marketing
  • Media

Together, they form the main team who volunteer their time to ensure the effective and efficient operation of the team.

How to get involved

For further queries, feel free to contact us via email.

We accept students from all year levels and faculties. 

Positions

  • Chief Technical Team Leader
  • Deputy Project Team Leader
  • Project Team Leader
  • Technical Team Leader
  • Team Member

Training

In order to join the team, new members will either complete a New Member Project or undergo an interview process. This will be dependent on the intake period and the department they wish to join.

All members are required to complete the appropriate safety inductions. They will then receive relevant training depending on which department they enter.

Duration

Across the year, no specific time commitment required.


Accreditation

Availability of activity

All year round

Type of activity

Competitions

Provider of activity

UNSW Engineering

Interest area

Sport, outdoor & physical activities

Skills required and/or developed

Entrepreneurship, Event & project management, Interpersonal & communication, Problem solving & practical skills, Team work & networking


Contacts and more information

Provider

UNSW Engineering

Contact

Ellen Pan, Team Leader

Email

info@redbackracing63.com

Visit

https://www.facebook.com/UNSWRedbackRacing

Phone

Faculty contact number: 02 9385 0812

For more information about co-curricular activities see UNSW Advantage.