Student-led race team, 4th in 2017 Sports 2000 championship.
Team MCR is a student project to develop, maintain and race engineer a sports prototype racing car in a national championship against professional teams. The team compete in the full UK championship racing at venues such as Silverstone, Brands Hatch and Oulton Park. The team is comprised of Engineering and Management students from all levels of study.
The team race an MCR Sports Prototype race car built specifically for the Sports 2000 series. The car was originally built by MCR Race cars in Solva, Wales and the University enjoy a fantastic collaborative relationship with the company. The car has a 2 liter Ford Duratec engine using regulation throttle bodies and ECUs.