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What are Formula 1 simulators used for?

Driver in the loop simulators have become much more than driver training tools. Each Formula 1 team now has its own designated simulator driver who can complete up to 450 laps or 8 race distances before each race. During a race weekend, the simulator runs alongside practice sessions and even when the race has finished, the simulator keeps going; conducting vital correlation work. Today's Formula 1 simulators are now high-level vehicle development tools which help the drivers and engineers at the...

August 30, 2021

2021 Formula Student Competition - Winners announced!

Our 2021 Formula Student competition was a great success and thank you to all of the participants who entered this year! This year's competition provided the opportunity for the lucky winner to receive a free place on one of our upcoming online modules. With 5 runners-up having the chance to win a £100 voucher towards a 2021 online module.  After receiving an impressive number of entries, a name was drawn at random, and the winner of this year’s MIA School of Race Engineering c...

August 13, 2021

How do F1 teams use Vehicle Modeling?

The vehicle dynamics group own one of the most jealously guarded pieces of intellectual property in a Formula 1 team: the vehicle model. But what is a vehicle model and how is it used?...

July 21, 2021

Formula 1 Vehicle Dynamics

Designing a racing car is a complicated business. Over 14,500 components make up a modern Formula 1 car and teams can spend $400 million a year to ultimately optimise the performance of each of those parts. But how do you go about directing that process and what areas should you focus on to maximise the car’s ultimate performance at the track?...

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