Motorsport Degrees : University Choices

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When I studied for my degree, the choices were blissfully simple. Looking at the range of courses available to aspiring F1 engineers now, in particular with the advent of Motorsport degrees, things look significantly more confusing. They emergence of these industry specific university and college courses has brought the motorsport industry into the mainstream but […]

What is really behind the latest F1 career academies ?

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When Susie Wolff hung up her racing helmet at the end of 2015, she immediately set about trying to put something back into the sport in which she had made her career. Her aim was really to maximise opportunities for young women and girls to get involved in motorsport, and potentially achieve more than she […]

Apprenticeships at Mercedes F1 Team

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Apprenticeships are making something of a comeback in manufacturing and offer fantastic opportunities to learn a trade and skills set whilst earning and completing college studies in your chosen area. Mercedes AMG F1 team are currently advertising for 4 different type of apprenticeships in manufacturing, each offering the chance to learn on the job and […]

Formula Student : An interview with Project Leader Beth Lily Georgiou

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Formula Student is a huge success story and becoming more and more popular by the year. The chance for undergraduate students to design, manufacture and then race their own racing machine is an enduring concept which has become justifiably popular worldwide. Formula Student is considered by many as a “must-do” programme for anyone wanting to […]