Iveco technology in Fiorano for Formula ATA 2007
Formula SAE Italy opens tomorrow and will be running until Sunday the 23rd of September at the Fiorano circuit, the test track normally used by Ferrari. This technical-sporting event, organised by the Italian Automobile Technical Association, is aimed at university students with the goal of encouraging and rewarding the enthusiasm, creativity, skill and team spirit of young engineers.
The event is now in its third year and Iveco, one of the main sponsors, will be there with two vehicles.
This year, Formula Sae aims to give young engineers the chance to contribute to the development of innovative ideas and demonstrate their potential in the automotive field.
The event will bring 30 teams from universities all over the world to Fiorano, where they will match their skills in the design and creation of formula-style and autocross racing cars and then compete on the prestigious Ferrari test track.
Iveco designs, manufactures, and markets a broad range of light, medium and heavy commercial vehicles, off-road trucks, city and intercity buses and coaches as well as special vehicles for applications such as fire fighting, off-road missions, defence and civil protection.
Iveco employs over 24,500 people and runs 28 production units in 16 Countries in the world using excellent technologies developed in 5 research centres. Besides Europe, the company operates in China, Russia, Australia, Argentina, Brazil, and South Africa. More than 4,600 service outlets in over 100 Countries guarantee technical support wherever in the world an Iveco vehicle is at work.
Turin, 20 September 2007