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TU Graz Racing Team

The TU Graz Racing Team is the fastest student team of TU Graz! The team develops, designs and constructs racing cars to take part in the international Formula Student competitions.

TANKIA, the name of the TU Graz Racing Team, stands for There Are No Kangaroos In Austria. This is to avoid being mixed up with the competition from down under.

There are around 50 team members and all are united by the one mission: to build the best Formula Student racing car!

Jodok Hämmerle, Team Leader 2019, Source: TU Graz Racing Team
Jodok Hämmerle, Team leader 2019

Welcome to the fastest student team at TU Graz! The TU Graz Racing Team designs, constructs and manufactures a formula racing car year after year, which they then enter in Formula Student competitions and races worldwide.

Our team has a unique mixture of team spirit, motivation and success! Exactly this mixture has helped the TU Graz Racing Team become world leaders again and again in recent years. Learning by doing is extremely important to us, and this allows us to complement the theory. We inject momentum and excitement into the students’ everyday lives!

The young women and men on this team create something unique every year, and you can do it too! It doesn't matter if you’re a freshman or just getting ready to graduate. We offer everything from the fundamentals to the Bachelor’s and Master’s thesis. The door to the world of motor sports is open to you. We are always happy to welcome you in our office at Inffeldgasse 25D!

Logo TU Graz Racing Team, Source: TU Graz Racing Team

Profile

  • Name: TU Graz Racing Team  
  • Tasks: Development of a Formula Student racing car and participation in international competitions
  • Address:
    Inffeldgasse 25D
    8010 Graz  
  • Contact:

  • On Social Media:

  • Target group: students of the following subjetcs: mechanical engineering, business engineering, electrical engineering, software development, physics, telematics, informatics, chemistry, business administration, law, media and design
The TU Graz Racing Team 2019, Source: TU Graz Racing Team

Services for Students

  • Driving dynamics engineering
  • CFD, FEM and topology optimizations
  • Learn to work with carbon fibre
  • Software and sensor system development
  • Setup of test stands (for engines, brakes etc.)
  • Project management tasks
  • Design and social media
  • Make contacts in industry/business
  • Write bachelor’s and master’s theses

Achievements

2018

  • 1st place over all at the Formula Student Austria
  • 1st place over all at the Formula Student Italy
  • 2nd place over all at the Formula Student Germany

2017

  • 1st place over all at the Formula Student Spain
  • 2nd place over all at the Formula Student Germany
  • 2nd place over all at the Formula Student Michigan

Interested?

Are you motivated? Do you want to apply your knowledge to practical work? Have you always wanted to work in a professional racing team? Then TU Graz Racing team is right for you!

TU Graz Racing team offers a wide range of tasks and activities – marketing, chassis, aerodynamics, suspension, powertrain, electronics, IT – which means that students of both engineering and business subjects can find something to do!

If you would like to support the team, visit our Website for details, visit our social media pages or drop by our office in Inffeldgasse 25d!