NUST students unveil racing car for Formula Student competition in UK

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Students of National University of Sciences and Technology (Nust), along Pakistan’s leading IT and technology company, Interactive Group unveiled race car they have manufactured to present at the Formula Student competition in the United Kingdom.

These students are from Mechanical Engineering Department of the National University of Science and Technology (NUST).

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The Interactive EZY Racing Formula NUST Car will participate in formula student motorsport competition to be held at Silverstone, UK.

Institution of Mechanical Engineers organised world’s most popular student motorsport competition that challenges student engineers to design, build and race a single-seat racing car in one year.

The Pakistan team was shortlisted for the competition among 114 teams out of 178 entries this year.

The 30-member Nust team worked on the car for nearly a year. The design took six months while manufacturing it on campus took another three months.
via tribune.com.pk

In the launch of the sports car by students of NUST, Chief Guest, Chairman of the Interactive Group, Shahid Mahmud said,
“I am extremely excited about the launch of a locally manufactured sports car that will compete at an international circuit and will help build a soft image of the country in the world”.

Shafraz Hamzadeen, CEO of EZY racing Srilanka, also announced that the internationally acclaimed drivers of EZY Racing Sri Lanka would immediately start the training of the students to perform at the international grand formula student championship.
via Propakistani.com

In 2010, Singapore Based EZY Corporation, EZY Racing, started in Sri Lanka as country’s first  professional Motor Racing Company.

A team member Shah Talha Sohail, will be driving the car in the event. He said the efforts by the students are the result of their love for motor sports. They want to make Pakistan proud and enable to compete in the world.

No doubt it is a brilliant effort to compete in the world and to make the nation proud.

Here is the video of the race car designed from students of NUST.

Image courtesy of tribune.com.pk