To be able to compete in the next races in Germany, University Racing Eindhoven (URE) needs a new pack of battery cells. Caused by a sudden fire, the existing battery cells yesterday burned completely. Team URE was forced to leave the preparations for the upcoming Formula Student Austria competition. The team is now using Facebook to try to find a solution before the next race, which is due August 9th.

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