The team Typhoon MotoRacing UoWM of the University of Western Macedonia and the Panther Racing AUTh of the Aristotle University of Thessaloniki, participated in the 6th organization of the international student competition Motostudent, with Moto3 specifications motorcycles developed by the teams themselves.
The student team of the University of Western Macedonia “Typhoon MotoRacing” won a great global distinction by winning second place in the overall standings in the international competition Motostudent VI, held from 15 to 18 July 2021, on the Motorland-Aragon track in Spain.
In addition, Panther Racing finished in 8th place, but achieved another distinction by winning the VI Motostudent Innovation Award.
The student team of the University of Western Macedonia “Typhoon MotoRacing”
The team designed, studied and built from the beginning the new motorcycle “Cerberus”, (a name inspired by ancient Greek mythology according to which the mythological creature was a child of the titan Typhoon), applying a variety of innovative ideas. Specifically, the frame of the motorcycle is a hybrid, tubular spatial network, which consists of carbon fiber tubes connected to each other by metal joints made of steel and aluminum.