Christian Gørtz

of Technical University of Denmark

Christian Gørtz is a 22-year-old design engineering student at the Technical University of Denmark. He’s been a part of the Danish DTU Roadrunners eco car team since the summer 2012 and is responsible for the sponsor and press communication of the team.

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After a really hard night, with some very last minute tweaking, we installed a Kinetic Energy Recovery System on our car at Shell Eco-marathon Europe. Even though the KERS system was pretty untested, we still chose to give it a chance, since we already had already set a new record of 612.3 kilometers on one…

The first official test sessions has now been completed, and DTU Roadrunners have used the opportunity to thoroughly test the car under racing conditions. (See previous post: DTU Roadrunners 2013: Focusing On Evolution Instead of Revolution) The test session was carried out in poor weather with a wet track and a fair drizzle. The practice…

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DTU Roadrunners 2013: Full-on optimization. In the 2012 edition of Shell Eco-marathon, the Danish team DTU Roadrunners and their ethanol powered Urban Concept car Dynamo won their class of the competition for the fourth time in row, with an average fuel consumption equivalent to 611 km/l if driving on ordinary petrol. This year the team…