About this Course

Hello and welcome to this introductory free course!

The motorsports industry is one of the most exciting industries out there. Companies operating in this field, also known as teams, face a wide range of engineering, operational and commercial challenges to succeed at creating the fastest racing car for the category in which they compete.

This introductory course will provide you with a taste of:

  • what the industry is like
  • what are the main championships and their characteristics
  • the skills needed to work in this fiercely challenging industry
  • the common paths to achieving a successful career in Formula 1.


Enrol today to learn about some insightful aspect of Formula 1 and the motorsports industry!

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5 star rating

Perfect introduction

Christian Luis Medina Rodríguez

It has all the important aspects that one need to understand what is the F1 and high motorsport enviroment about, what are the pros of entering the network a...

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It has all the important aspects that one need to understand what is the F1 and high motorsport enviroment about, what are the pros of entering the network and the specialist courses.

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Fascinating

Kushal Agarwal

The course is great as it give real insight about motor sport industry which is difficult to find otherwise

The course is great as it give real insight about motor sport industry which is difficult to find otherwise

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5 star rating

Incredible course

Luiz Alberto

The course provides an overview of how formula 1 works

The course provides an overview of how formula 1 works

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5 star rating

Simple and Exciting Course

Vimal George

This introductory course is an insightful course. This course helped me to understand what are the learning paths to be followed to attain a job in the motor...

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This introductory course is an insightful course. This course helped me to understand what are the learning paths to be followed to attain a job in the motor sport industry. Thanks to the Instructor for explaining the topics in the best possible way and I also thank the motor sport academy for providing us with this unique course.

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Simple, apt and exciting

Anna Mary Jose

Thank you for this unique course. It has truly given me a better picture of what I will come across if I were to be a professional in the field. This course ...

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Thank you for this unique course. It has truly given me a better picture of what I will come across if I were to be a professional in the field. This course provides the essential details one needs to understand before he chooses his career in F1 in a simple and exciting manner.

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Very good

Dhruv Kumar

An overall very interesting experience, which has surely got me pumped to learn more

An overall very interesting experience, which has surely got me pumped to learn more

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Interesting!

Robin Mens

It is very cool to see the path from school to work of a very professional Engineer. It motivates me and it luckily shows that I am at the right path now.

It is very cool to see the path from school to work of a very professional Engineer. It motivates me and it luckily shows that I am at the right path now.

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5 star rating

A brief about MEA and overall a great effort by the team

Vasantharam K

The structure of the course is well defined by Gerard Torres, easy to comprehend and answered almost all the questions that I had in mind before taking up th...

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The structure of the course is well defined by Gerard Torres, easy to comprehend and answered almost all the questions that I had in mind before taking up the course...waiting for more of it in future at approachable price...

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Brilliant!

Naeem Khan

Really brilliant overview of your background within the motorsport industry and how various categories operate. Also brilliant to observe insight of the team...

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Really brilliant overview of your background within the motorsport industry and how various categories operate. Also brilliant to observe insight of the teams working environment and the pathway into getting a motorsport related job.

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5 star rating

Perhaps "The Nature of F1/Who TMEN are"

Jeffrey Astorga

content was very helpful, many of these things I knew already but only after constant digging through LinkedIn or Google, many more things which I did not kn...

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content was very helpful, many of these things I knew already but only after constant digging through LinkedIn or Google, many more things which I did not know and could only find out from someone who lived in the sport. Such exclusive and specialized knowledge is what I crave and hope to see more of!

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5 star rating

this course explains all aspects of F1

Ahmed Abd elghaffar

5 star rating

Outstanding information for beginners

Amandeepsingh Siddhu

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Your Course Instructor


Gerard Torres, TMEN Founder & Instructor


Gerard Torres

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.

Course curriculum

  • 1

    Welcome to the course!

    • Message from the Instructor

    • About my personal journey

  • 2

    Introduction to Motorsports

    • The Motorsport Industry Matrix

    • Key skills you should start learning TODAY

    • Diving deeper into a Key Skill needed in F1

    • Life in a Formula 1 Team

    • Work dynamics and Compensation in F1

  • 3

    Making it to Formula 1

    • Common paths leading to a job in Formula 1

  • 4

    The Motorsport Engineers Network

    • What is TMEN & our MOTORSPORTS ACADEMY

    • Why you should choose our Motorsports Academy

  • 5

    Next steps

    • This is only the beginning...

    • Help us understand your goals by filling out this survey

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Are you an engineer passionate about motorsports? Learn about Formula 1 and the industry today!