The 2009 Combustion Prototype, the RZ09 participated at Formula Student Germany, also winning the Young Achiever Award by Rotary International for creating a robust platform of industry-institute partnership.
Formula Student

Ashwa Racing won the "BEST ENDEAVOR AWARD" in Formula Student held in Italy.

Precision

The manufacturing was done using CNC machines as compared to conventional machining. This helped in precision machining and complex designs were able to be achieved in this period.

Improvements

Intake was casted as compared to expensive machining operation and complex profiles could be achieved in the design.

T E A M
NAVDEEP SINGH
Engine system and Team Captain
SHUBHAM SAURAV
Chief Engineer, Chassis
RAJIT MALIK
Chassis & Workshop Management
Manjunath Anand
Chassis & Workshop Management
ANKIT SAHU
Chassis & Workshop Management
SHARATH SREEDHARAN
Brakes and logistics
ARAVIND SAMBAMURTHY
Data Acquisition and Electrical
NANDA GOPALAN
Steering and logistics
SIDDARTH MANDAL
Sponsorship marketing and static event coordinator
BHARATH SWAMINATHAN
Sponsorship marketing and Drivetrain
SRI GANESH SRIRAM
DAQ- Enginer and Electrical
DATTA N
Sponsorship marketing and Drivetrain
Vandit Goyal
Sponsorship marketing and Drivetrain
Keerthan Shetty
Sponsorship marketing and Drivetrain
Mudit Khanna
Sponsorship marketing and Drivetrain
Sirish Vissa
Sponsorship marketing and Drivetrain

Specifications

Weight (kg)
General Specs

Power to Weight Ratio: 0.124; Fuel Economy: 7kmpl; Power: 70HP

Top speed (kmph)
Acceleration

RZ09 Combustion had a lateral acceleration of 1.4G; Acceleration: 0-75kmph in 3.89 seconds.

Specifications
  • Mild steel spaceframe
  • Tig welded
  • Powder coated lacquer
  • Aluminium honey comb bulk head
  • FRP panels
  • Custom made seat based on customer Ergonomics
  • FIA approved 5 Point harness
  • Honda CBR ENGINE Displacement : 600 cc
  • DOHC with 4 valves per cylinder
  • In house designed Intake -RAM system with K&N air filter
  • In house designed Exhaust 4-2-1
  • In house designed stainless steel Muffler
  • Chain drive
  • Double wish bone Arc welded
  • Custom inhouse design -Aluminium uprights
  • Custom inhouse design -MS- hubs
  • Outboard rod ends
  • Push rods
  • Aluminium bell cranks -rear and front
  • Outboard ZF SACHS ADJUSTABLE dampers
  • Custom made springs
  • Fuel Injection
  • Mulltiport Injection
  • Custom fuel rail
  • 8 litre fuel tank
  • Water cooled mode
  • Dana radiator
  • Silicon bends for radiator routing
  • Integrated with Engine
  • 6 speed sequential gear shift
  • Front Dual Piston Willwood calliper
  • Rear Dual Piston Willwood calliper
  • Custom Pedal Box
  • Master cylinder with adjustable bias
  • Custom Rack -pinion in house design
  • Steering wheel with FIA-Quick release
  • BBS 13 inch rims
  • CONTINENTAL slick tires
  • MOTEC M 800 Reprogrammable ECU
  • ustom made light interactive dash
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