Who we are

The UPBracing Team is a registered society and a student initiative of the University of Paderborn. The Team consists of about 60 students from the areas of Mechanical Engineering, Electrical Engineering, Computer Science, International Business, Industrial Engineering, Business Informatics, Economics as well as Media Sciences. It has been founded in 2006 and now exists for 10 years already. All of our members are participate due to their passion for this project at the same time collecting invaluable practical skills.

We have created a structure that is composed of working divisions in order to meet the requirements of this competition which means that our structure is quite similar to the ones in a company. Working togehter on an interdisciplinary basis is crucial for our success.


What we do

With our single-seated race car we compete in the international Formula Student Series every year. This is mainly an international construction competitions for students all over the world. European Events take place at famous locations such as Silverstone, Hockenheim or Spielberg and many more. Our race car is developed, simulated, constructed and manufactured within six months only. Then a test phase follows and finally we participate in about three international competitions every year. The team members design components, create business plans and cost reports, care for marketing and administrative activities and/or occupy leading positions.


You want to join us?

We welcome students of all fields of study. If you wish to contribute to our team work or simply want to know more about us, then you are cordially invited to our team meetings. These take place in the team workshop in the SP2 Building every Monday and Tuesday from 6 to 9 pm. You can find further information on our front page at "Become a Member".