The University of Liverpool Motorsport Team is proud to be partnered with the following companies...
University of Liverpool
University of Liverpool The team's main sponsor, every year providing the majority of the budget to enable the design and manufacture of a new car.  Founded in 1881, the University of Liverpool has an impressive history of pioneering education and research, with a particular emphasis on 'education for the professions'. Today, The University of Liverpool is taking a lead in producing the next generation of high-calibre graduate engineers with an ambitious and innovative programme: ''The Liverpool Engineer''.

Friends of the University
Friends of the University The Friends of the University, open to everyone with an interest in the University, was set up in 1984 in order to raise money for the University. During the past 24 years the Friends committee have given out over £750,000 worth of grants to various projects. These projects have been varied and cover the whole of University life and activities.

Base Group
Base Group Base Group manufacture and supply tooling and pattern materials, and distribute a wide range of ancillary products. This is complemented by the design and manufacture of prototypes and patterns for advanced engineering sectors such as aerospace, automotive and motorsport. Base Group are also able to provide bespoke solutions for pattern and model requirements with near net shape casting solutions, and this advanced technology can both improve technical performance and reduce costs for customers.

National Instruments
National Instruments For nearly 40 years, NI has worked with engineers and scientists to provide answers to the most challenging questions. Through these pursuits, NI customers have brought hundreds of thousands of products to market, overcome innumerable technological roadblocks, and engineered a better life for us all. If you can turn it on, connect it, drive it, or launch it, chances are NI technology helped make it happen.

Cosworth Cosworth has over 50 years of experience in designing and manufacturing high performance mechanical and electronic equipment for a wide range of applications. Their main operations are in advanced engine development, with a vast engineering knowledge in the automotive, energy, aerospace and defence sectors. With their expertise in delivering extremely high power density and overall performance, Cosworth engines can be found in Formula One and the land speed record car, Bloodhound.

MDA Motorsport
MDA Motorsport MDA Motorsport is local to the team, situated near Chester, and specialise in machining, fabrication and design, as well as also offering a motorsport and track day setup service. They have experience of manufacturing high end motorsport parts with proven experience on their own tarmac spec rally car – Ford Escort Maxi F2 Rally Car. Their car has been completely fabricated from a bare shell including all roll cage installation, machining of custom one-off suspension components and more.

Formaplex Formaplex has worked with the F1, Motorsport and aerospace industries since their foundation in 2001. As a very experienced and dependable supplier, they operate 24/7 to provide the manufacture of master patterns, components, tooling for composite part manufacture, and finish machined composite parts inline with the high-tech requirements demanded from these industries.

Pentaxia Based in Derby in a new 15,000sqft facility, Pentaxia specialise in the design, development and manufacture of advanced composite components, with experience across the autosport, aerospace and general engineering markets.

Premier Autoclaves
Premier Autoclaves Premier Autoclaves are trusted by the world’s best manufacturers to maintain and upgrade all make and models of Autoclaves, Ovens and their support systems allowing them to deliver customer needs in industry.

Sigmatexs Sigmatex develops and manufactures carbon fibre textiles for composite material applications. From global locations, Sigmatex supplies woven carbon fibre textiles including 3D, spread tow, innegra, recycled, unidirectional, multiaxial, and 2D woven solutions across a broad spread of industries, ranging from the world’s top supercar manufacturers to high performance leisure brands and most of the world’s major aerospace companies.

RS Components
RS Components RS Components are the world's leading high-service distributor of electronics, automation and control components, tools and consumables, serving over 1 million customers globally. With operations across 32 countries and a global network of distribution centres worldwide, they ship more than 44,000 parcels daily. RS Components have supported the team with discounts on products supplied by them..

Tygavac Tygavac is part of the Airtech Advanced Materials Group, the world leading manufacturer and supplier of vacuum bagging and composite tooling materials..

Gardner Mawdsley Print
Gardner Mawdsley Print Gardner Mawdsley are a Liverpool-based print company with roots dating back to 1755. A number of basic and specialised printing services are provided, with a focus on customer service and keeping products environmentally friendly. Gardner Mawdsley have helped provide us with the beautifully high quality team brochures, and are on hand to help the team with future printing requirements..

Gurit Gurit has established itself as a developer and innovator in the composites industry and positioned itself as the leading global supplier of composite materials, engineering services, tooling equipment, and select parts and systems.

Langstone Engineering
Langstone Engineering Langstone Engineering Ltd offer Toolmaking & Precision Engineering Services as well as Prototype Engineering & Component Manufacture. They specialise in 2,3,4 & 5-Axis 3D CNC milling & driven tooling CNC turning, plus spark erosion, mould polishing, fitting etc.

Marbocote Marbocote are a company based near Manchester, providing a number of industries with advanced semi-permanent release agents for use in composite manufacture. They have provided the team with cleaner and sealant for epoxy composite moulds which are invaluable in achieving a high standard of quality with the increasing number of composite parts on the car.

Mersey Metals
Mersey Metals Mersey Metals have been supplying materials and plastics to the Engineering sectors for the past 40 years, with a catalogue over 5000 products strong. Many of the teams materials requirements come from Mersey Metals, and a strong working relationship with the team continues from year to year. Mersey Metals offers a flexible and immediate service, with previous orders on file, allowing businesses to free up inventory space and focus on core activities.

Newgate Simms
Newgate Simms Newgate Simms are a distributor of speciality chemicals and lubricants to a variety of industry sectors. Offering technical support, problem solving advice and product selection assistance to engineering and technical staff. Working with industry partners, Newgate Simms help customers improve products and devices.

Physical Digital
Physical Digital Non-contact 3D scanning for reverse engineering, quality inspection, 3D design, rapid prototyping, component testing and more. Using the GOM ATOS and TRITOP optical measurement systems to provide a dedicated mobile bureau service in the UK, Europe and beyond.

SHD Composites
SHD Composites SHD Composite Materials are centrally situated in Sleaford, Lincolnshire in a brand new, state of the art manufacturing facility. Benefiting from over 20 year's experience in the manufacture of high performance composites, SHD Composite Materials are uniquely placed to be your partner in composite tooling and component manufacture.

Virtalis Virtalis is a world-leading Virtual Reality (VR) and advanced visualisation company that has helped the team bring CAD models of the cars to life with virtual reality 3d models.

Virtual Engineering Centre
TDI North The Virtual Engineering Centre is a University of Liverpool project partially funded by the European Regional Development Fund (ERDF) and North West Development Agency (NWDA). Established in 2010 to support the Northwest aerospace sector and wider industry, they harness the latest virtual engineering technologies and expertise to accelerate product development, drive product innovation, quality and safety. In partnership with the Science and Technology Facilities Council (STFC)'s Hartree Centre they they are supporting UK business growth and development.

WDS Components
WDS Components WDS Component Parts Ltd is a leading manufacturer and supplier of Standard Parts, Machine Accessories and Workholding Components. WDS has been in business for more than 80 years during which time it has built up an unrivalled reputation for exceptional quality and service.

Bearing & Engineering Services
Bearing & Engineering Services Specialists in mechanical power transmissions, Bearing & Engineering Services have amassed a thirty year track record of satisfying a massive variety of customer demands in the UK and abroad from strategically located depots at Skelmersdale and Rochdale Lancashire UK..

© 2018 University of Liverpool Motorsport

© 2018 University of Liverpool Motorsport