In the field of motorsports, and engineering in general, F1 teams are known for their technical excellence and their ability to quickly adapt to changing demands.
This course provides an understanding of what makes F1 teams so special and successful.
- The F1 Championship and why this dictates the business
- Sporting and Technical regulations
- The Teams and locations
- The main departments in Formula 1 and why are they important
- The most relevant engineering functions
- Common organisational structures in a F1 Team
Upon completion of this course, the student will be able to:
- Demonstrate a complete understanding of how Formula 1 teams operate
- Critique current scenarios presented by the Sporting and Technical regulations
- Assess what career path is most suited to the student
Gerard Torres, TMEN Founder & Instructor
Gerard is the founder of The Motorsports Engineers Network and an Engineer with extensive experience working at the pinnacle of the motorsports industry.
After graduating on Mechanical Engineering from the UPC University in Barcelona, he enrolled in the MSc in Motorsports Engineering at the Oxford Brookes University in the United Kingdom.
He was part of a group of 8 lucky young engineers that were part of the first Graduate Scheme at Mercedes AMG Petronas F1 Team in 2010. After winning multiple Drivers' and Constructors' F1 Championships with the German Team, he left at the end of 2017 to pursue an MBA and start his own Technical Consulting company.
In 2020, he decided to start The Motorsport Engineers Network - an online, private network of engineers specialised in the niche of Motorsports that provides on and offline education for young, aspiring F1 engineers, engineering services, and careers mentoring to active motorsports engineers.