The MIA School of Race Engineering attracts world-leading race engineering tutors. Our November tutors are featured below:
James Knapton - Head of Vehicle Science
James Knapton has enjoyed a rich career in Formula 1, as the Head of Vehicle Science at Force India, Sauber and Manor F1 teams. Now, he works with Adrian Newey on the Aston Martin Valkyrie project in his role as Head of Vehicle Science at Red Bull Advanced Technologies.
Jack Chilvers - Aerodynamicist
Jack began his F1 career at Renault as a Graduate Aerodynamicist and by 2017 became an Aerodynamicist where he focused on the front corner of the car. In 2019 Jack moved to his current Aerodynamicist role at Williams Racing.
Ciaron Pilbeam - Chief Race Engineer
Ciaron has over 14 years experience working as a Race Engineer for 6 different F1 teams, including BAR Honda, Red Bull Racing, Lotus F1 Team, McLaren Racing, Renault Sport Racing F1 Team and now Alpine F1 Team.
Willem Toet - Aerodynamics Consultant
Willem Toet is a renowned aerodynamicist who has headed aero departments of 4 F1 teams including Ferarri and most recently Sauber. With over 30 years' experience in F1, Willem not only knows all the aerodynamic tricks used in racing but he's pioneered them too!
Josep Roca - Race Engineer
Josep began his motorsport career Race Engineering in ETCC and GT Open for SUNRED in 2007. In 2011 he joined the Driver-in-the-loop department in Williams F1 as Mechanical and Simulator Race Engineer. In 2014 he moved to Williams Advanced Engineering, working on a variety of road car prototype projects. He switched to electric racing in 2016 where he joined Jaguar Racing as a Race Engineer.
Charlotte Phelps - Data and Systems Engineer
After finishing her studies, Charlotte worked at Mercedes HPP and was promoted to Strategy Engineer in 2019. She spends her free weekends Data Engineering for Barwell Motorsport, running two Lamborghinis in British GT. Charlotte is now a Data and Systems for Engineer for W Series.
Gemma Hatton - Course Leader
Gemma has worked trackside in BTCC, GT and as an F1 Tyre engineer for Pirelli and Manor F1. She has also been Deputy Editor of Racecar Engineering Magazine and now runs her own technical writing business as well as being the course leader for the MIA School of Race Engineering!
Craig Bremner - Senior Analyst
Craig Bremner joined the Advanced Engineering department of Xtrac in 2016. Craig optimises motorsport transmission solutions as a Senior Analyst.
Geoff Dymott - Race Engineer
Geoff worked for Williams Racing for over 20 years as a Vehicle Dynamics, Race/Test Data Engineer and Senior Performance Engineer. Geoff also race engineered in F4 and Porsche Carrera Cup for Richardson Racing.
Craig Porley - Race Engineer
Craig has been working in motorsport for over 15 years. Alongside full time jobs at Xtrac and Red Bull Racing, he is also a Race Engineer in BTCC having previously worked for West Surrey Racing, Eurotech Racing and now MB Motorsport.
Paul Crowhurst - Director
Paul has been involved in the engineering behind complex measurement solutions since 1990, working for a variety of companies in several different roles. In 2005, he became Managing Director and Co-Founder of Calibration Dynamics and in 2016 founded a new company called Evolution Measurement where he still works today.
Iain Gordon - Export Sales Manager
Iain studied Mechanical & Production Engineering and has over 30 years’ experience in Applications, Calibration, Engineering and Sales and Marketing of a wide range of high performance instruments across many industries. In 2016 he joined Evolution Measurement as Export Sales Manager where he works with a variety of categories of motorsport, helping them to improve their aerodynamic measurement capabilities.
Callum Cripps - Race Driver
Callum has been involved in motorsport since he was 10 years old. He has raced in Ginetta GT5, Clio Cup, Formula Renault, GT and NASCAR. In 2019 he finished 5th in the EuroNASCAR championship with 50% podium finishes.
Many more still to be announced!
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