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30 March 2021

New Rules for the F1 2021 Season

A new F1 season has arrived, and it’s all kicking off in Bahrain! In case you forgot, this is the track that brought us two back-to-back races in last year’s calendar, with one of them involving a harrowing incident where Romain Gros...

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22 March 2021

Female motorsport professionals share their top tips for students

Over one million British women now work across science, technology, engineering and maths (STEM) professions - a number which has increased year-on-year over the last decade. While this is a huge improvement, fewer than 13% of engineers ...

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01 March 2021

Why Practical Experience is a must in every aspect of Motorsport learning

Fans of F1 motorsport have heard of Lewis Hamilton, Max Verstappen, and Sebastian Vettel. But, what about the people that make their success possible? Without the performance engineers and innovators, there would be no racing teams.

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01 March 2021

F1 experts work with students from the National Centre for Motorsport Engineerin...

Students from the National Centre for Motorsport Engineering (NCME) have been working hand-in-hand with Formula One (F1) experts to prepare and race the historic Ensign 180B ground effect car.

This is an exciting and innovative cha...

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23 February 2021

What does the Future Hold for Motorsport?

What does the Future Hold for Motorsport?

Motorsport has gone through many changes over the past few decades. From new safety rules and regulations to technological advancements and the move to more environmentally...

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15 February 2021

Fast track to F1: What is a scholarship and what will it do for me?

For high school students who are torn between studying at a university versus a college; a scholarship might just sway it for you.

The University of Bolton is proud to be home to the UK’s only National Centre for Motorsport Engin...

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09 February 2021

The Effects of Covid on Grassroots Motorsport

The Effects of Covid on Grassroots Motorsport

Just like so many things that have been affected by covid-19, the grassroots motorsport industry has been hit hard, with times remaining to be uncertain and no clear si...

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08 September 2020

Motorsport Engineering Courses: There's Still Time to Apply

It’s not too late to enrol at the University of Bolton for the course of your dreams. If you want to become a motorsport engineer and work in one of the most exciting industries in the world, we have the courses to help you get there.<...

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25 August 2020

Get inspired - study BEng Automotive Performance Engineering (Motorsport)

If you love high performance automation and want to plug straight into the heart of global motorsports, the University of Bolton’s Motorsport Engineering degree is the perfect opportunity for you. Studying at the UK’s only dedicated ...

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20 August 2020

Driving Forward - BEng (Hons) Automotive Performance Engineering (Motorsport)

Do you want to be at the forefront of an innovative industry? Are you passionate about motorsport and automotive engineering? Then find out more about this incredible degree at the University of Bolton, the home of the National Centre fo...

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17 August 2020

Looking for a career path? Get a degree in Motorsport and Automotive Performance...

Study Motorsport and Automotive Performance Engineering at the University of Bolton, No.1 in the North West for the past three years in Student Satisfaction in the Complete University Guide and No.2 in Teaching Quality in the Sunday Time...

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01 June 2020

What a career in Motorsport and Automotive Performance Engineering looks like

Deciding on a career path can seem like a tremendous task to begin with. After studying multiple subjects for years, you finally have an idea about what you enjoy learning and potentially a career to pursue. The next step is to look for ...

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Building on the success of our Centre for Advanced Performance Engineering (CAPE), our brand new £13 million NCME development is designed to house the next step in the evolution of motorsport education in the UK.

27 May 2020

Why you should study Motorsport and Automotive Engineering at the University of ...

Deciding which University to attend is a big decision, one that should not be taken lightly, which is why you should try and get to know as much as you can about a course before applying. The University of Bolton has made it easy for you...

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27 May 2020

Women in Motor Racing

Motor racing has been a male-dominated industry since it began. Fast cars, danger in every turn and of course, getting filthy in the pit always attracted males to the sector, but women still lurked in the wings waiting for their opportun...

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Building on the success of our Centre for Advanced Performance Engineering (CAPE), our brand new £13 million NCME development is designed to house the next step in the evolution of motorsport education in the UK.

04 May 2020

Should Motorsport go electric?

The global warming crisis has been hitting the headlines across the world for several years. Greta Thunberg’s cry for a better world has been heard, and more people than ever are listening.

The production of electric cars increas...

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08 June 2019

Review of NCME Work Placements: Cyan Racing and Arden Motorsport

During my final year of studies, University of Bolton offered me multiple work placements enhancing my engineering level and motorsport understanding by getting hands-on experience on motorsport engineering.

Beyond doubt, my involv...

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07 June 2019

Masterclass on Engineering Conformity and Safety by Peter Riches in Semester 2, ...

We were very fortunate to have the pleasure of Peter Riches, the TOCA British Touring Car Championship Technical Director, at the university to give masterclass presentation on the in-depth side of the technical regulations and improved ...

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Additive Manufacturing at NCME

07 June 2019

Additive Manufacturing at NCME

Additive manufacturing (AM), commonly referred to as 3D printing, is a disruptive manufacturing method which has an increased uptake in recent years

Historically we would form our material and subtract material, leading to waste, t...

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06 June 2019

NCME Work Placement: Speedworks Motorsport

Blending into a new team is always nerve-racking, especially when competing at the level of BTCC. Speedworks Motorsport has helped make this introduction into a highly-competitive environment an enjoyable one for me. The team has been co...

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06 June 2019

Lecturer's Perspective: The Silverstone FIA World Rallycross

The Silverstone round of the FIA World Rallycross Championship fell on the bank holiday at the end of May, a group of 6 students from across all stages of the course volunteered for four days work experience, leaving immediately after th...

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06 June 2019

NCME Student Work Experience

2019 has been an interesting year with us giving the opportunity to two University of Bolton’s students currently studying on the NCME Motorsport course. Ciceley is a family close-knit team running two Mercedes A-Class TOCA spec cars i...

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NCME Student Experience Industry Visits

05 June 2019

NCME Student Experience: Industry Visits

Elliot is a final year student who is about to graduate the BSc (Hons) Motorsport Technology degree course within the National Centre for Motorsport Engineering at University of Bolton.

He has written about the student visits he ha...

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