Archive for the ‘Industry’ Category

22 Mar 2010: F1: Renault to offer new opportunities to young engineers

Fancy making your career in F1? If so you need to know that Renault F1 is offering two six-month internships which can be taken at its Oxfordshire base and which will offer young engineering graduates the opportunity of a lifetime.

19 Mar 2010: Three days left to take to the track with YRC and support British motorsport

One of the worst things about running a site like Brits on Pole is all the drivers you don’t hear about but we do – the talented youngsters without family backing or sympathetic local businesses who are sitting on the sidelines or moving on to more conventional jobs because the money just isn’t there for them to race.

19 Mar 2010: Can Motorsport Valley produce the world’s greenest car?

Can a British motorsport company produce a car with the smallest environmental footprint the world has ever seen?

15 Mar 2010: The women powering motorsport roar into Silverstone

Racing journalist Louise Goodman, young drivers such as Sarah Moore and Alice Powell, and Brits on Pole co-owner LJ Hutchins joined more than 50 women from across motorsport to celebrate International Women’s Day at Silverstone last week.

5 Mar 2010: Motorsport’s governing body launches young driver award

The British governing body for motorsport has announced its own Young Driver of the Year award to recognise the achievement of a student on its apprenticeship scheme.

17 Feb 2010: F1: Brawn GP and Jenson Button in line for Laureus awards

Single-season stars Brawn GP have taken another step towards having their incredible 2009 performance immortalised after driver Jenson Button and his former Brawn GP team were each nominated for a prestigious international sports award.

11 Feb 2010: Porsche’s new hybrid racer to feature Williams tech

Porsche has announced that it will be entering a hybrid race car in May’s 24 Hours of the Nurburgring featuring a technical collaboration with Williams born from that company’s development of KERS.

11 Feb 2010: F1: Ron Dennis joins new Motorsport Hall of Fame

A new UK hall of fame for motorsport’s great and good has opened its doors for the first time – with McLaren Group chairman Ron Dennis among the inductees.

9 Feb 2010: F1: Did Williams’ “viral car launch” pay off or backfire?

It looks like the Williams F1 team just staged the first-ever viral launch of an F1 car – but did it work, and what might come next? We examine the evidence.

24 Jan 2010: Superleague’s engine manufacturer wins industry award

The performance engineering company responsible for building the V12 engines that power Superleague Formula, as well as contributing to the Bloodhound SSC land speed record project, has won the Motorsport Industry Association’s (MIA) Technology and Innovation Award.

 
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