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Roborace – The Death of the Racing Driver or the Future of Motorsport Engineering?

Motorsport is a paradox. By its very nature, it pushes the boundaries of engineering yet is steeped in tradition. Ask any true motorsport enthusiast about their most memorable moments of the sport and people will be waxing lyrical about the late great Stirling Moss at Goodwood, the days when F1 wasn’t subject to so many …

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Pushing the Boundaries of Motorsport Engineering Education – The NMA MSc

In January this year we launched another world’s first – our online Master’s Advanced Motorsport Engineering. Demand for the course was high before it even got off the ground and we’ve been overwhelmed by the response from both applicants and industry employers who have identified the course as a way for their employees to refresh …

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As F1 2019 Gets Under Way, Spare a Thought for the Aerodynamicist…..

When you look at vehicle development over the last 50 years, the most noticeable changes are usually down to advancements in aerodynamics. In many motorsports, apart from tyre development, aerodynamics offers the most obvious potential for gaining competitive advantage over the opposition and millions are spent each year by teams looking to leverage decades of …

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