Engineering students from Pakistani University NED have won the “Breakthrough Award” at Formula Student UK’s 30th competition at Silverstone. This is an honor for Pakistan, NED University WINS Formula Student 2017
NED team named Fusion team representing NED University of Engineering and Technology who has consisted of 16 students. This team bears all their expenses by ownself to take part in the competition with almost 70+ countries. This event run by the Institution of Mechanical Engineers. This is the world’s largest student motorsport event to design, build and race single-seat racing cars.
NED’s Team Formula Fusion has 16 engineering students, namely: Humza Yamin (team leader), Mujtaba Raza, Saroosh Ahmed, Abdul Samad, Faisal Sattar. Arham Ali, Ali Abdullah, Rahul, Zeeshan, Moiz Ahmad Shafiq, Immad Naveed, Hasan Ishaque, Ahmed Velmi, and Rameez.
The team toiled for two years with sleepless nights, dedicating all their time and money and even their earnings for the passionate goal of making a name for Pakistan on the international forum. The NED student team car competes for the more than 85 international universities from more than 60 countries. This is a brilliant car and has all international standards requirements. The mega competition introduced the breakthrough an award which is secured by the NED team.
These bright engineering students secured extensive appreciation from renowned motorsports judges.
The team participated in the coveted event for four days. Despite the hindrances and setbacks, the team persevered even though this was their first entry in the competition. In the end, the team made its mark at the prestigious Silverstone Circuit and received its Award surrounded by the chants of “Pakistan Zindabad“.
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Speaking to Geo News, the students expressed that they had no help from anyone but they were determined to make it to the event to show that Pakistani students and engineers are innovative and talented and they are highly contributing in the field of technology. They told that many Formula Student alumni have progressed to Formula 1 and hundreds more are now working at the many world’s largest automotive firms. The students added they had to get loans from family members to import parts of the car but thanked Pakistan International Airlines for helping to cargo the racing car for free to Britain.
A Report by GEO News
Source: Geo News