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Season 2020 and Covid-19

Season 2020 and Covid-19

            This season began with high hopes and a solid will to design and build a proper racing car. For the last few months we worked and kept pushing under the constraint of time to get our final design. But since mid March everything has changed. The impact of...

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Summary of the first season

Summary of the first season

The month of August was a tough one for the team. Starting on the second week, we were in Germany for the first competition ever for us. Back to Lausanne, back to work for the following week as some modification had to be brought to the car. And then the team were...

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Orion’s first drive

Orion’s first drive

During the entire month of July, the team went to different testing grounds to do the first tests of Orion. Along those days, the electronic system as well as the mechanical system were tested and the team has been able to check that everything worked according to...

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The LRT at the Swiss Eprix

The LRT at the Swiss Eprix

On Saturday June 22, The team has been invited to present Orion at the Swiss Eprix in Bern. Julius Bär, our host, had prepared a booth in the E-village specially for the two formula student teams they support. We were therefore sharing this space with our sister team...

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Orion unveiled!

Orion unveiled!

Orion unveiled! On April 9th, we unveiled our first electric race car, Orion, at EPFL (the Rolex Learning Center). More than 500 people attended this event: EPFL vice-presidents, teachers, students, sponsors, families showed up for this first big evening organised by...

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Qualified!

Qualified!

Qualified!On February 1st, we participated in the qualifying events for this summer's competitions. Hidden in one of EPFL's most remote room, our team spent the whole day answering technical quizzes that were proposed by the different competition officials (7 quizzes...

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