The PolyU E-Formula Racing Team, established in 2015, is the first formula racing team formed by Hong Kong university students. With the generous support from the community, the team was able to enhance innovative technology and represented Hong Kong to compete in the Formula Student Electric China (FSEC) since 2017.
An appreciation event was held on 7 May to recognise sponsors for their contribution to this meaningful project. The event was attended by Ms Titania Ho, representative of Dr Laurence Hou, Ir Lee Kam-hung Arthur, Chairman & CEO of Kolinker Industrial Equipments Limited, and Mr Howard Chao, Vice-Chairman of Young Executives’ Committee, The Chinese General Chamber of Commerce.
The Team was also grateful to receiving the generous support from Principal Sponsor - HKI China Land Limited, as well as other sponsors, such as Ngai Hing Hong Plastics Materials (Hong Kong) Limited, Yuzhou Group and Kwoon Chung Bus Holdings Company Limited.
2021 Season team captain Kevin Lam shared their experience in 2019 Formula Student Electric China (FSEC) competition and showcased the new race car which was assembled in January 2021. Ir Prof. H.C. Man, Dean of PolyU Faculty of Engineering, expressed his heartfelt gratitude to the sponsors for their ardent support to student development and their mentorship by providing valuable advice on driving techniques to the Team. The sponsors encouraged the Team to further demonstrate creativity and apply professional knowledge to realise their dreams, bringing positive changes to the society.
In 2019, the Team attended 2019 FSEC competition from 18 to 23 Nov 2019 at the Zhuhai Airshow Center, China. The Team ranked 31 out of the 54 participating teams in terms of overall results, which was a step ahead compared to 2018 season and the best percentage among the three straight seasons. They have achieved passing all scrutineering checks, finished competing 2 dynamic events and ranked 7th in the Business Presentation Event.