Team members Formula Student ONPU met with the mayor of Odessa
"This spring, at a meeting of the mayor of our city with young scientists and students of the Polytechnic University Gennady Leonidovich said he will support our initiatives and our engineers. He kept his word, had very substantial support. And by the full team could travel to Britain on the Silverstone race track and take part in the prestigious competition - Formula Student "- said research team leader Alexander Limarenko.
"It is very important to me - to show the world, and we are demonstrating that the Odessa - a city that lives today. We empathize with and help our armed forces, which are on the borders of our country, preserving the sovereignty and independence. But at the same time, we must demonstrate, and that we have the talent, that people, no matter what difficulties develop. I am very grateful for the fact that we get along - I have a little bit to take part, and you - to do it, because the talent necessary to help, mediocrity will strike themselves, "- said Gennady Truhanov during a meeting with the team.
Recall that in July this year at the legendary British circuit of Silverstone held an international competition - Formula Student race in which first participated the Ukrainian team - representatives of the Odessa National Polytechnic University. As a result, the team took the 60 th place of the competition, beating while in static phases of such universities as Oxford, Cambridge, Sausgempton and other leading universities in Europe. Besides Odessa team noted patron of the English stage Formula Student Ross Brawn (the most successful designer in the Formula1 in the last 20 years).