Team Origin: “It is such an incredible programme which has taught us many essential life skills that we would not have learned in any classroom”

‘F1 in Schools’ is a global challenge for students aged 9 to 19. Teams of 3-6 people use CAD/CAM software to design, analyse, test and then race miniature F1 cars powered by compressed air. They must also raise their own funds with sponsorship to cover their research and travel with the potential to reach and […]

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Cara Adams: “When I see the trust in the Firestone race tires that my team is responsible for, it’s overwhelming”

IndyCar is one of the most famous racing series in the USA, with the championship having been held for over 100 years. Whilst attention on a race weekend is often on the teams and drivers, there is another group of people working there who are crucial to the race running at all. Firestone supply all […]

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Lisa Jonasson: “My choice to become a motorsport mechanic is one of the best and I really do love my job”

There are many roles in motorsport that are crucial to the running of a team, and not many more important than engineers and mechanics. Often working long into the night fixing, adjusting and improving the cars, these members of the team are invaluable, aiding the team’s success on a race weekend. As with many industries […]

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Cristina Manas Fernandez: “the ability to measure ourselves every week-end is quite unique”

Williams Advanced Engineering is part of the world-famous Williams Group, launched to provide world class innovation in many fields including aerospace, defence, renewable energy, and of course, motorsport. With a large focus on creating sustainable solutions for the 21st century, the Advanced Engineering programme also provides the battery technology for the Formula E Championship. Their […]

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Jess Harris: “Many people tried to discourage me but I knew what I wanted to study, I knew the job I wanted to do”

Mercedes-AMG Petronas Motorsport have dominated Formula One over the last four years or so, but none of this would’ve been possible without the army of staff based at their Brackley factory who work night and day to give their team an edge over their rivals. Jess Harris is a Structural System Engineer at the team […]

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