News


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Sep 17

Freshers Fair 2017

For those interested in seeing NightHawk or are wanting to join the Team: We will be at the front of...
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14

Sep 17

HUFS Showcase

Have a look below to watch a short video presenting various events, track days and competitions that we have attended over...
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24

Jan 17

Blyton Park Track Day

The team arrived down at Blyton park around 9am so it was an early start to hopefully make the most...
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12

Dec 16

Welding Time Lapse

A few of our team members were in the workshop yesterday welding up parts of our new chassis. A time-lapse...
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10

Nov 16

Track Day

         
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17

Jul 16

Silverstone 2016

This year we finished 98th overall which is not exactly where we wanted to be but with limited resources and...
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26

Apr 16

Race-Tech Motorsport Dyno Day

Today we took a trip to Race-Tech Motorsport Ltd to test NightHawk Mk1 on their dyno. We had a few...
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20

Apr 16

Get Up To Speed With Engineering and Manufacturing

We had a fascinating day at the Get Up To Speed With Engineering and Manufacturing event at Magna Science Adventure Centre....
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22

Mar 16

Four Years On!

It was four years ago today that co-founders of HUFS Jerome Greenhalgh & Brian Houston officially unveiled the first ever...
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19

Mar 16

Hull University Science Festival

Over 5,000 people through the doors today at Hull University Science Festival, five times bigger than last year! Loads of interest...
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3

Mar 16

FSUK Yorkshire Event

On Wednesday 2nd March we travelled over to Huddersfield for the Formula Student Yorkshire Event. Team HARE (Huddersfield) set up...
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23

Feb 16

Impact Attenuator Data Report Submitted

We successfully uploaded our IA report in time! Material(s) Used: 2mm Aluminum Sheet Grade 1050-H14 Description of form/shape: Truncated Pyramid shell with...
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15

Feb 16

HUFS 2015-16 Promo

Co-founder & previous Team Principal, Brian Houston, discusses Formula Student in our latest Promo video, take a look!
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20

Jan 16

FS2016 Car Number 181!

We have secured our car number as 181 for this year again, FS2016 here we come! You can see a...
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18

Jan 16

The Bloodhound Project

We had a fantastic week of STEM events and activities which took place at The University of Hull with the The Bloodhound...
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31

Dec 15

Diagnostics

Some more good diagnostics this morning, comprehensivly determined that loom wiring/placement is inducing noise in both cam and crank sensor signals...
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29

Dec 15

IA Test Sections and Sensor Diagnostics

It may be the Christmas holidays, but that doesn't mean HUFS grinds to a halt! We have been in the...
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19

Dec 15

Merry Christmas

Time for a well deserved break, Merry Christmas from everyone here at HUFS!
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30

Oct 15

We have Instagram!

The HUFS Instagram page is now live! Please do go check us out and follow @HullFS to keep up-to-date with the...
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14

Jul 15

Silverstone 2015

Hope everyone is recovering ok from FS2015, here at HUFS we were delighted that our new car made it through...
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29

Jun 15

Zcars perform their magic

Huge thanks are owed to one of our key sponsors, not only have they managed to tag up our new...
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29

Jun 15

Thanks Zircotec!!!

Our beautiful bespoke exhaust has just returned from our sponsors Zircotec with its beautiful metallic black ceramic coating.
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29

Jun 15

Engine Modifications Underway

For the first time ever HUFS has begun its engine development program, the mk4 challenger power train has had numerous...
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24

Jun 15

CNC’d Parts Roll In

With less than two weeks to go, our final drivetrain components have come in from Helix Precision Engineering, accompanying this...
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26

Apr 15

2015 Final Cad Completed!!!

Ladies and Gentlemen it with great pleasure we can now reveal the final CAD renders of this years car! Now...
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2

Apr 15

With Huge Thanks To Shaeffler

HUFS would like to say a massive thank you to Shaeffler for there much appreciated support in getting our IMechE...
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24

Mar 15

IA Test Structures Ready For Destruction!

We have completed three Impact Attenuator structures, ready to be tested towards the end of April!
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21

Mar 15

Science Showcase 2015

HUFS all ready for the Hull University Science Festival, free entry so feel free to drop by meet our team...
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13

Mar 15

HUFS Welcomes President of the IMechE

On the 28th of February, HUFS welcomed the President of the IMechE, Group Captain Mark Hunt OBE, to a networking...
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27

Feb 15

HUFS Launches IndieGoGo Page

To assist with the funding of the 2015 competition and build we have just launched out new IndieGoGo page, we aim to...
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21

Feb 15

Further Bay Updates

Continuing our workshop area improvements we have now have tinted window graphics.
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7

Feb 15

Workshop Development

Lately we have been improving our workshop facilities, and here are the finished results, accompanied by our freshly welded mk3...
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28

Jan 15

And The Parts Keep Rolling In

Yet more parts keep coming in for the mk3, this time its the 2015 diff carrier and shock mounting plates.
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Dec 14

The Mk3 Is Born

Our Chassis completion marks the true start of the 2015 build!
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17

Dec 14

Ready For Welding

Our Chassis members are finally all in and ready to be welded!!
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16

Dec 14

A Days Mapping

At Hufs we strive for perfection, the challenger mk2.5 was taken with updated radiators and a few other goodies across...
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16

Dec 14

Dyno-Run

A video of our Dyno-Run.
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28

Nov 14

Chassis Nearly Ready For Welding

After a long week at HUFS, we finally have some visible progress. Our new jig was transported to our sponsor...
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26

Nov 14

Jiggery Pokery

Today we obtained our 2015 chassis jig. It was manufactured by the kind folk at DJ Leasure using a CNC...
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26

Nov 14

The Parts Come Rolling In

As the 2015 car gets truly underway the parts are rolling in, so far this week we have had the...
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25

Nov 14

Progress At Hufs

After the long summer break we are back, today we modified the simulator ready for the new season of PR...
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7

May 14

Chassis Delivery

The parts for the HUFS Mk3 are rolling in now, we have just received out new lazer cut chassis pieces...
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28

Apr 14

Hufs Second Test Day

On the 28th of April we took the challenger 2 to Blyton park for a driver training day. All three...
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10

Jan 14

A Late Christmas Present

With thanks to our sponsor at West Wales Trike Shack for our 2014 differential and differential mounting bearings.
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13

Dec 13

HUFS Goes to Blyton Park

HUFS went to Blyton Park track to test the modified Challenger 2 car. Much was learnt from the testing and...
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12

Dec 13

Tuning day at Zcars

Off for a day at our sponsors Zcars for dyno runs and some ECU tuning.
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Oct 13

Engineering Week

This year we also partook in the Scarborough Engineering Week for the first time. The event is now in its...
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2

Jun 13

Rear Uprights Machined by Plas-Tech

Rear uprights are taking their shape nicely. Huge thanks go out to our sponsor Plas-Tech and their support for this...
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1

Jun 13

2013 Concept Car

The second ever Hull University car to compete in the international Formula Student competition, hosted by the IMechE. With just...
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May 13

Computational Fluid Dynamics on the Challenger II

CD-Adapco sponsorship has allowed insight to the aerodynamic behaviour of Hull's second Formula Student car, with the advanced STAR-CCM+ software.
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May 13

With Thanks from HUFS

A huge thankyou to all of our 2011/2012 season sponsors. Without the support of our title sponsor Swift, our achievements...
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May 13

Science Showcase

In May 2013 we took centre stage at Hull's City Hall with our contribution to the University's Science Showcase. On...
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