The Herkules Racing Team was founded in 2009 at the University of Kassel. In 2011 the team participated in Formula Student for the first time with a combustion vehicle. Their most successful season was in 2017, where they achieved a 3rd place overall finish at FS Italy. In 2019 the team switched to an electric all-wheel drive. Currently, they are manufacturing their 2nd electric vehicle for the 2020 season, consisting of 25 members with different courses of study.