Vehicle Dynamics Online Module
Our 2nd Online Module took place on Saturday 5th September 2020.
Taught by expert F1 tutors, this module covered:
- the theory behind F1 suspension
- racecar handling
- stability and how to optimise aero
- roll balance and weight transfer throughout different corner phases
Our tutors also revealed the tactics F1 teams use to tune racecar set-up at the racetrack and answered over 130 of your questions during the live Q&A sessions!
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.
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.
Tudor Ibanescu - Senior Suspension Performance Engineer
Tudor has worked in the Vehicle Dynamics department for Renault Sport Racing since 2014. He is now a Senior Suspension Performance Engineer where one of his many roles includes supporting the race team during a race weekend.