Race Focused Engineering
Sam has been riding for Orthrus Racing since we started over two years ago. Starting on the Suzuki SV650 in his first year of racing which saw him bring home 9 podium finishes and two wins. With Matt riding the SV650 in his first season the following year, Sam rode the teams Yamaha R6 in the Pre-National 600 class with Thundersport GB in 2017 and for 2018 will be racing in Ireland at some road racing events whilst making an appearance at some Thundersport rounds throughout the year.
Matt has been working with the team since the start. In our first season he worked along side the rest of the team as an engineer however he now competes on the same Suzuki SV650 that Sam had so much success on. Matt had a brilliant first season with 19 top ten finishes and a podium finish at Anglesey, for 2018 he will be riding the teams new Kawasaki ZX6R in the Pre-National 600 championship with Thundersport GB.
•Motorcycle Technology•Engineering Applications & Study Skills•Engineering Science 1•Engineering Science 2• Mathematics•Engineering Design
•Motorcycle Dynamics•Powertrain and Control •Group Project and Research Methods•Thermofluid Mechanics• Management, Innovation and Sustainability •CAE and Stress Analysis
•Advanced Motorcycle Dynamics•Advanced Engine Design•Major Project•Advanced Stress Analysis and FEA•Advanced Computational Methods