Blake Hinsey - Senior Simulator Performance Engineer
A graduate from Oxford Brookes, Blake has been working in F1 Vehicle Dynamics and Race Engineering departments for the last 9 years. He was a Performance Engineer at Force India and then Red Bull Racing where he is now a Senior Simulator Performance Engineer.
Ralph Dale – Formula 3 Data Engineer
Ralph kicked off his motorsport career at Base Performance Simulators, after which he worked as a Data Engineer in GT. Now, he is a Director of his own company, where he is an F3 Data Engineer for Carlin and also a Race Engineer for several GT teams.
Robert Sattler - Race Engineer
Robert has race engineered in GTOpen, Blancpain and WEC. Since then, Robert has worked for Mercedes in DTM for over four years, winning the 2018 championship with his driver Gary Paffett. Currently, he is a race engineer for RBM-BMW in DTM.
Tom Cooper - Trackside Engineer
Tom Cooper has worked in motorsport since 2007, starting off at PalmerSport, where he then switched to McLaren GT taking on the role of Powertrain Technician. In 2015 Tom switched to Xtrac where he now works as a Design and Trackside Engineer.
Patrick Coorey - Design Office Manager
Patrick has been race engineering a wide variety of racecars since 1997 working for Audi Sport Australia, Super Nova Racing LTD and then Caterham F1 team. He switched to Formula E in 2014, he race engineered for DS Virgin Racing and then Panasonic Jaguar Racing, where he is now the Design Office Manager.
Will Phillips - Motorsport Safety Advisor
Will has over 30 years experience in motorsport working as a Race Engineer in F1, IndyCar, BTCC, CART, AIMS and WTCR. He now works for his own consultancy, KW Racing as well as acting as a Motorsport Safety Advisor for the FIA Foundation whilst race engineering in WTCR.
Philip Bishop - Technical Lead Motorsport Aerodynamics
Philip began his career at Caterham F1, developing and optimising the aerodynamic package of the team’s F1 cars. In 2014 he moved to Williams Advanced Engineering where he now works, providing CFD, wind tunnel and track testing support for teams racing in LMP1, World Touring Cars and GT.
Ricardo Divila - Race Engineer
Ricardo was one of the most experienced Race Engineers in the world. He competed at 2,600 races including 286 F1 Grand Prix's, 31 Le Mans 24 Hours and 25 IndyCar races. He worked with 171 drivers in total, including the likes of Jenson Button, Mario Andretti and Sebastien Loeb. Ricardo was a great supporter of the MIA School of Race Engineering and generously gave up his time to share his knowledge with the students at the School.