An automotive contest called “Rimac Formula Student Alpe Adria 2021” will take place in the northern Croatian town of Novi Marof on 26-29 August, bringing together 37 teams from 14 European countries.
This will be an opportunity for 850 undergraduates in those 37 teams to promote bolid cars they have made at their universities, the organisers have said at a recent news conference in Varaždin.
“The project intends to showcase the most innovative solutions in the auto industry, prepared by students from all over the world. Rimac Formula Student Alpe Adria is a variant of this project,” said Tibor Kezelj, the head of the Varaždin-based FSAA association that organises the Croatian variant of the Formula Student, a student engineering competition held annually
Student teams from around the world design, build, test, and race a small-scale formula style racing car. The cars are judged on a number of criteria.
In Novi Marof, the jury includes judges from Formula 1 and other top-notch judges from the automobile industry.
Kezelj said that the contest also promotes the STEM sector in Croatia.
The sponsors of the event are the Rimac Automobili company and local authorities in the town of Novi Marof and Varaždin County.
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