The Swift Group are pleased to announce sponsorship of the Hull University Formula Student Team for the 2011/12 academic year. Formula Student focuses on building future engineering talent by designing and producing a single seater racing car, not just in design and manufacture, but in many of the management, marketing and people skills so vital in the modern world, across all sectors of employment. The car is due for completion in June 2012 and planned to be raced, at Silverstone, in July 2012.
Nick Page, Swift Group’s Commercial Director commented ‘Being one of the largest employers in the East Yorkshire region, the Swift Group have always enjoyed a good relationship with the local community. We have spent the last few years working with a number universities, institutions and research organisations to improve our engineering relationships and being offered the Lead Sponsor for the Hull University Formula Student Team shows that our name and logo are now established within the engineering community. Gerome, Brian and the Hull University Formula Student Team are the rising stars of the engineering world and we hope that our input will help them to achieve future success.‘
Along with providing commercial support to the team, the Swift Group have encouraged a number of our suppliers to become involved and have supported the team in creating an accurate financial plan and overall strategy. It is planned that the “Hull University Challenger” race car will be on show at the NEC and EXCEL shows in October 2012 and February 2013 respectively.
Picture shows from left to right:
Nick Page – Swift Group Commercial Director
Jerome Greenhalgh Hull University Formula Student Team - Team Captain
Brian Houston Hull University Formula Student Team - Head of Chassis Design and Handling Systems
Ash Dhir – Swift Group Engineering Manager