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Christoffer Danst
Team Captain

We at AAU Racing are a team of students from Aalborg University that compete in the Formula Student, a worldwide engineering competition. At the competition, our engineering design, business plan, cost analysis and racing performance gets evaluated. Our aim as a team, is to produce fast, reliable cars and to continuously improve.

With few exceptions, all parts of the car are designed by team members, while manufacturing is split between the team and several sponsors. Thereby, we follow the parts all the way from the initial design phase to testing in the car. All of this is done in our spare time, to expand our knowledge and to get some fantastic experiences. This also includes the challenges managing a complex project by combining several different areas of expertise. Due to this, we hope to not only become a great racing team, but also to provide our members a wider knowledge base and valuable experience by the time we complete our education.


12
Aug

2018

Likes: 13

ENGLISH BELOW

Bilen er i kø til endurance, og bør snart komme på banen - følg med på FormulaStudentTVs livestream på youtube

ENGLISH

The car is now in line for the endurance race, and should soon be on the track - follow the event on FormulaStudentTVs livestream on YouTube


11
Aug

2018

Likes: 6

ENGLISH BELOW

Op og nedturen bliver ved for AAU Racing i Autocross. På mirakuløs vis, fik teamet ved hjælp at stærkt samarbejde samlet og gjort bilen klar til at tage ud til et tredje forsøg i autocross. Tiden var knap og bilen blev løbet ned til startkøen, men tysk præcision gjorde, at vi var tre biler fra at nå frem til startlinjen i tide.

Det fantastiske arbejde fra teamet her til eftermiddag er dog ikke spildt, da der i morgen venter et nyt event.

ENGLISH

The roller coaster ride continues for AAU Racing in the Autocross event. In a miraculous way, the team managed to get the car ready for a third run attempt through strong team work. The fight against the clock was eventually lost due to German precision at the start line, where only three cars held us from the third attempt.

The fantastic work by the team today is however not wasted, since the endurance event starts tomorrow.


11
Aug

2018

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Op og nedtur for AAU Racing ved dagens autocross event. Dagen startede godt ud, da første kører til dagens Autocross steg i bilen. Første gennemkørsel (ud af fire i alt tilladte) blev brugt på at finde sig til rette med banen, og resulterede i en tid på 95 sekunder. Da ideallinjen var fundet, blev andet forsøg markant forbedret med en tid på 85,7 sekunder. Bilen blev dog ikke godkendt i Parc Fermé, hvilket resulterede i teamet krævede en ‘second opinion’ da kun få millimeter i ‘ride height’ gjorde udslaget. Bilen blev dog endnu engang ikke godtkendt og begge gennemkørsler blev dømt som DNF (did not finish).

Dette efterlod arbejde til teamet med at hæve bilen, og indstille bilen igen. Kører nummer to ønskede at teste bilen inden han kørte ud på autocross banen. Dette viste sig at være en god idé da trækakslen gik i stykker, og efterladte bilen ude af stand til at køre gennemkørsel 3 og 4.

Selvom ingen tid bliver noteret til teamet i dag, bliver der stadig kørt ‘endurance’ i morgen. Lige nu findes ingen informationer om hvornår, men dette kan følges live på FormulaStudentTV på youtube.

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Roller coaster ride for AAU Racing at todays autocross event. The day started out well, when the first driver of todays autocross event got into the car. First run (out of four allowed) was used to figure out the track, og resulted in a lap time of 95 seconds. Once the ideal line was found, almost 10 seconds was cut of the first lap time, and resulted in a lap time of 85,7 seconds. The car was however not approved by the marshals in Parc Fermé, resulting in the team asking for a second opinion, since it was only a matter of millimetres in ‘ride height’. Once again the car was not approved by a marshal, resulting in a DNF (did not finish).

Leaving the team with work to raise the car higher above the ground, as well as redo the settings. Driver number two wished to go to the test track to get familiar with the car before entering the autocross track. This proved to be a good idea, since during the testing the drive shaft proved to be damaged, leaving the car unable to go through run 3 and 4.

Even though no time is registered for the team today, we will still participate in the endurance event tomorrow. At the moment, no starting line-up is presented, but the event can be followed through the live stream on FormulaStudentTVs youtube channel.


11
Aug

2018

Likes: 19

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Klokken 14 dansk tid starter Autocross eventet og kan følges live på Formula Student Germany youtube kanal

https://www.youtube.com/user/FormulaStudentTV

Følg med når AAU Racing triller ud på banen.

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At 2 pm the Autocross event will start. The whole event will be live streamed on Formula Student Germanys youtube channel.

https://www.youtube.com/user/FormulaStudentTV

Follow AAU Racing when they enter the track.


11
Aug

2018

ENGLISH BELOW

Igår var starten på de dynamiske events. Grundet problemer med at blive godkendt til bremsetesten missede vi desværre manøvrebanen, og kørte kun accelerationstest. Her blev bedste tid 4,87 sekunder med en topfart på 91 km/h, over en strækning på 75 meter.
I dag skal teamet kun ud og køre autocross event.

ENGLISH

Yesterday the dynamic events started. Due to problems clearing the break test for safety approval of the car, the team missed the opportunity to set a time on the skid pad. In the acceleration test, we had three runs where the best time was 4,87 seconds with a top speed of 91 km/h on a 75 meter long track.
Today the only event for the team is the auto cross event.