Partnership Prospectus 2016
Team University of Leicester Racing comprises of approximately 25 highly dedicated and talented undergraduate students from various university faculties. From concept through to completion, we design and build our own single seat electric racing car and compete against over 120 University based teams from all over the globe at Silverstone in July 2016. Our goal is to be the first UK University built car to pass electric scrutineering and compete in dynamic events in the 2016 season and the latest generation team is the most experienced Leicester team ever assembled.
Brand University of Leicester Racing Team has a wide range of marketing platforms to promote our partners. We can offer:
Advertising space on our car, equipment, transportation and clothing, dependant on the level of support. Exposure to 20,000 students who study at the University of Leicester at our regular PR events throughout the year. Promotional opportunities at the University of Leicester Racing Team’s annual car launch event, design reviews and lectures or our team at your events. Brand exposure year round on our website, social media platforms and press releases. Local media exposure via regional television and radio broadcasts.
"Formula Student combines hands-on practical applications with studentsâ€™ academic studies, but also gives experience in vital skills such as budgeting, project management and team work. Whether the competitors go in to motorsport or a different sector of engineering...Formula Student will help towards their future success. Ross Brawn, OBE Hon FIMeche, Formula Student Patron
Picture credit: The Leicester Mercury
Graduate Recruitment Being a partner of University of Leicester Racing offers you excellent exposure to some of the best engineering students and graduates in the country. Graduates of the Formula Student program have a wealth of experience in practical engineering problem solving gained through component design, analysis, manufacture and testing. â€?Formula student at University of Leicester Racing gave me a significant advantage when it came to job-seeking. I learnt the underpinnings of a successful team which I have carried into the pinnacle of world motorsport.â€? Stuart Bevan, University of Leicester Racing Graduate Structures Analyst, Red Bull Racing
Partnership Packages University of Leicester Racing is a non-profit team that relies entirely on its partners for finance. Both cash and â€˜sponsorship in kindâ€™ contributions of all sizes are sought and the scale of your contribution is reflected in the prominence of your company logo.
Any contributions to the team are gratefully received and we are incredibly proud to be representing our partners. University of Leicester Racing would like to thank all of our sponsors and supporters, without whom the team would not exist, and we look forward to representing you to the best of our ability.
Where are some of our past team members?
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£25,000 Total Budget University of Leicester Racing are seeking £25,000 for the 2016 season to allow us to build a car to our exacting standards and allow us to compete at the highest level.
£15,000 Manufacturing We estimate that the manufacture cost of our racing car will cost £15,000, not including sponsorship in kind.
£10,000 Entry cost, Investment and Logistics Formula Student competition entry is in excess of £2,000 and logistics and car preparation are substantial additional costs. We also want to invest substantially within the team, driving us to the top of Formula Student team rankings.
Contact Team Principal
uolracing.co.uk /uolracing @LeicesterRacing