3D printed race car components

Markforged Metal 3D Printing Replaces Obsolete Part for Legacy Race Car

Founded in 2013 by Greg Mark, Massachusetts-headquartered Markforged quickly became a powerful presence in the 3D printing industry, first with carbon fiber reinforced 3D printing and then developing a novel…

3D Printing News Briefs: August 1, 2018

We’re starting out with a little business in today’s 3D Printing News Briefs, then moving on to planes, automobiles, and camping, followed by some medical news. Renishaw just received a…

Phoenix Racing Team Soars with 3D Printed Parts from Ogle Models and Prototypes

At the IMechE Formula Student racing event, students are challenged to design and fabricate a single seat race car that they will then race against other student teams. Like so…

Team TUfast Uses Metal 3D Printing to Improve Cooling Geometry of Its Unique Race Car Housing By 20%

3D printing is often called to the track these days to help student formula teams in augmenting their race cars. This season, the Formula Student racing team from TU Munich (TUM)…

Volkswagen Saves Time with 3D Printed Components During Production of Electric Race Car

3D printing is used often nowadays to help race cars make it over the finish line – preferably in first place and breaking records to boot. Famous automobile manufacturer Volkswagen, headquartered…

Formula Student Team Turns to 3D Printing to Rapidly Produce End-Use Race Car Parts

There’s been an increase in recent years of student racing teams turning to 3D printing to help augment their cars before they hit the track. The annual Formula Student competition,…

Cal Poly Students 3D Print a Steering Wheel for Shell Eco-marathon Race Car

Typically, when 3D printing is put to work on the race track, it’s used to increase performance and make the cars go faster. But when it comes to the annual…

World’s First 3D Printed Titanium Internal Combustion Engine Features in Student Team’s Shell Eco-marathon Car

The Shell Eco-marathon, which holds competitions each year in Asia, Europe, and the Americas, invites innovative students from around the world to compete by developing the most energy-efficient cars they…

3D Printing in Automotive Applications: Tooling, Spare Parts, Race Car Components

3D printing can be used on the automotive assembly line to make car parts, components, and prototypes that are more lightweight and have faster turnaround times, as well as production…

Formlabs Showcasing New 3D Printing Resins and Mass Customization Solutions at CES 2018

Multiple announcements of new 3D printers and products continue to roll in ahead of CES 2018, which opens tomorrow at the Las Vegas Convention Center. Boston-based 3D printer manufacturer Formlabs…

ZJUT Racing Team Uses 3D Printing to Customize Car

As the first generation of 3D print pioneers establishes themselves, a younger upcoming generation looks to them for support and guidance. To help support this process, the faculty at the…

University Team Races to the Finish Line with 3D Printed Automotive Components

3D printing is seeing increasing applications in the racing world, and whether racing cars, superbikes, or even concrete canoes, using the technology to design and build components for racing vehicles…

InMotion Electric Race Car Hits the Track for a Record-Breaking Run with Materialise and 3D Printed Titanium Y-Joints

One area that we’ve witnessed really speeding up its use of 3D printing technology is on the racetrack, with big names like Nissan Motorsports, BMW, and McLaren Racing all racing to find…

Stratasys at the Grand Prix: McLaren Formula 1 Races Ahead with 3D Printed Parts and Trackside 3D Printing

Now that March Madness is over, we can all turn our eyes from the court to the track, as the Grand Prix kicks off later this month. In the fast-paced, high…

3D Printing Enhances Lightweighting & Personalization in Automotive Manufacture as Ford Pilots Stratasys’ Infinite Build 3D Printer

Automotive and aerospace are two industries that are significantly benefiting from 3D printing technologies, and it was in fact with these two applications in mind that Stratasys announced the development…

Stratasys’ 3D Printing Solutions Hit the Racetrack with Team Penske

We’ve discussed 3D printed cars and car parts before, but there’s one specific sector of the automotive world that has quietly but passionately utilized 3D printing technology for quite some time:…

3D Printing in Formula 1: Ferrari to 3D Print Pistons?

Formula 1 has long made intensive and extensive use of 3D printing. In wind tunnel testing models, structural components on cars, mirrors and other components and in the chassis and…

Stratasys Signs Four-Year Partnership with McLaren Racing as Official Supplier of 3D Printing Solutions

One of the oldest and biggest 3D printer manufacturers in the world is Stratasys, and you don’t get to be one of the best without constantly working on innovative projects…

TU Delft Formula Student Team Races to Success with Help from 3D Hubs’ Student Program

The TU Delft Formula Student Team is one of the most successful teams in the history of the Formula SAE Student engineering competition, an annual multi-race event that challenges university students…

Ogle Models Puts 3D Printing Talents to Work for Student Team Racing in Formula Student 2016

While hopefully most of us are indeed ‘following our passions’ and enjoying our careers on a daily basis, sometimes hearing about the exciting things others are doing from within the…