SRM students create new benchmarks

SRM Students Place First in National Championship

SRM university has created quite a reputation for itself over the years. The students of the university have won many championships and competitions, bringing pride to the university. Known for their outstanding performance, the students once again proved their metal in a national level championship.

Recently, students of SRM University, Chennai, took part in the 2nd Formula Green Championship. It is a national level formula electric championship which was held at Kari Motor Speedway in Coimbatore. It was held from 29th to 31st March 2017.  The championship's criterion is divided into Dynamic and Static events.

"4ze Racing", which is the Official Formula Student Electric Racing team of SRM University, took part in the event. On day 1, the team bagged first place in the Disassembly and Assembly of a vehicle within 60 minutes. The team completed the event in 58 minutes. In the second event, Business Plan, they placed 3rd.

On day 2 of the championship, the team was first to complete the technical inspection and run the car on the track. Following the inspection, the dynamic events, Acceleration, Skidpad and Autocross began. The team got 1st position in all the three events. They completed the events in 4.5 seconds, 21.84 seconds and 33.63 seconds respectively. 

On day 3, was the toughest event, which is the Endurance Test. It is considered to be the toughest event and the teams had to complete a 28 km long test. Only one other team apart from 4ze completed the Endurance Run.

 

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