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What's it like to be a Motorsports Engineer

Asked Mahomet, Illinois

Because I want to get involved in Formula 1 as a Aerodynamisist

#mechanical-engineer #motorsports

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Arghya’s Answer

Updated Bengaluru, Karnataka, India

Hi there, hope this helps:-

As a motorsport engineer working in design, testing or production, your day-to-day duties may include:

assessing new ideas by looking at performance, strength, costs and safety designing prototypes with computer-aided design (CAD) software testing components and bodywork testing working models on the track building production models and carrying out quality control checks 'finishing' vehicles with the team's colors and sponsorship logos As a motorsport engineer working in racing, your day-to-day duties may include:

setting up vehicles to suit track and weather conditions monitoring engine speed and other data during races fine tuning the vehicle and sending technical instructions to the driver or rider carrying out ‘after-tests’ on vehicles after a race to look for signs of damage