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Lewis Crichton, Victoria Smith, driver Tom Smurthwaite, Constantin Murariu and Jonathan Stevens get revved up for Silverstone success with a prototype F1 car.

The students from Heriot-Watt University unveiled their racing car as they prepared to take part in the international Formula Student competition at Silverstone this week. A team of more than 20 students has designed, built and tested a car which will take part in the annual competition, which is open to engineering students from around the world.