UH Racing team

Sam Westmoreland

Sam Westmoreland

Deputy Team Leader, Lead Drivetrain Engineer

Course:

MEng (Hons) Automotive Engineering, Final Year

Previous Experience:

Liaison Engineer at Rolls-Royce Motor Cars

Goal for UH23:

I aim to design and build an epicyclic gearbox to coincide with the in wheel electric motors to achieve a 4WD vehicle. Further to this, I hope to achieve a sub 3.8 second acceleration run to finish in the top 5 in the acceleration event. As Deputy Team Leader, I aim to help lead and support all aspects of the team, helping to achieve a top 5 finish overall in this seasons competitions.

Favourite Motorsport Memory:

Having the opportunity to watch Valtteri Bottas in an F1 simulator as I was able to see how F1 drivers prepare, practice and develop ahead of a race weekend.

Sam Westmoreland