Data Engineering in Formula 3

Learn the secrets behind Data Engineering in Formula 3

About this Course

To those outside the industry, Data Engineering is often wrongly assumed to revolve entirely around Data Analysis; however, that is not the case. In this course, you will dive deep into the many roles and requirements of a Data Engineer, with reference to Formula 3 as well as considerations for several other categories.

This course provides insight into Data Engineering in Formula 3, exploring the great variation and scope within the role; whilst giving guidance on how to tackle several challenges brought about by what is a very diverse and important position for any trackside operation.

Data Engineering is often seen as a great way in which junior engineers can join the Motorsport ladder, with enrolment on to this course providing the perfect platform to kick-start a career in trackside engineering.

Upon successful course completion, each student will receive an official Motorsport Engineer certificate. All students are free to interact with the instructor and benefit from industry networking opportunities, professional recommendations and advice.

  • Introduction to Data Engineering.

  • Tools of a Data Engineer

  • How to Generate Data

  • How to View Data

  • Track Testing

  • Systems Performance

Upon completion of this course, the student will be able to:

1. Become familiar with Data Engineering and the requirements of the role

2. Demonstrate an understanding of the most important considerations for a Data Engineer

3. Demonstrate a sound awareness of the unique aspects of Trackside Engineering in Formula 3

4. Demonstrate a strong understanding of the processes required to generate, view and analyse Data

5. Become conversant with relevant Systems and their influence on performance

  • are a student or professional with interest in Trackside/Data Engineering.

  • are a motorsport professional and want to learn about the specifics of Data Engineering techniques, methods and tasks.

  • want to start a career in Trackside Engineering.

Engage with our Data & Race Engineering community!

As a student enrolled to our courses you will have access to our exclusive Community Forums. You will be able to ask questions to your course instructor and start threat discussions in our Forums!

Your Course Instructor

Ralph Dale

Ralph currently works as a Data Engineer in the F3 division of Carlin Motorsport, helping the team in all kind of ways to ensure success on track and extract the most performance out of the cars.

With a degree in Motorsport Engineering from Oxford Brookes University, Ralph started his professional career alongside his studies in 2016 as a Data Engineer, partaking in the British GT and 24 Hours of Spa.

Upon graduating, Ralph spent time as a Chassis Engineer at RML Group, before launching High Performance Engineering - providing Performance and Data Engineering expertise to top-tier European teams. Having built up a strong portfolio of experience in several categories, Ralph now works full-time as an F3 Data Engineer for the successful Carlin Motorsport.

Ralph worked for...
RML Group logo Carlin logo HPE logo

Course curriculum

Ralph tells us about his course
A conversation with Ralph Dale (full version)

Message from the instructor
My professional background
Course overview

Who are they?
Responsabilities and Scope
Skills and Progression
Module Summary

Module Overview
Software
Hardware
Tools
Module Summary

Module Overview
Formula 3 Overview
Sensors
Sensor Calibration
Logging Rates & Filtering
Test Sensors
Module Summary

Module Overview
Viewing Options
Recommended Pages
Driver Page & Analysis
Systems Page
Channels
Module Summary

Module Overview
Test Sensors
Cost-effective Testing
Viewing Test Data
Module Summary

Module Overview
Race Engines
Gearshift Systems
Control & Radio Systems
Module Summary

Flexible Course Fees

Choose the plan that's right for you

Basic

2 months access

€29.95

Per month for 2 months

Access Duration: 2 months     ⓘ

Duration for which video lessons, downloadables, quizzes and assignments will be made available from the time of enrolment.

Mode of Delivery: Online     ⓘ

Lessons are managed by experienced course leaders leveraging online means.

E-mail support     ⓘ  

We provide support throughout the duration of the course.

Certification     ⓘ 

A certificate will be awarded upon course completion so you can share your achievement with yout network

Pro

3 months access

€29.95

Per month for 3 months

Access Duration: 3 months     ⓘ   

Duration for which video lessons, downloadables, quizzes and assignments will be made available from the time of enrolment.

Mode of Delivery: Online     ⓘ

Lessons are managed by experienced course leaders leveraging online means.

E-mail support     ⓘ

We provide support throughout the duration of the course.

Certification     ⓘ

A certificate will be awarded upon course completion so you can share your achievement with your network.

Interact with instructor     ⓘ 

Get your questions answered by the course leader thanks to our on-course disucssion area.

Assignment     ⓘ

Impress your course leaders by excelling at the challenges they present to you.

Premium

special offer

Lifetime access

€29.95

Per month for 4 months


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Access Duration: Lifetime     ⓘ

Duration for which video lessons, downloadables, quizzes and assignments will be made available from the time of enrolment.

Mode of Delivery: Online     ⓘ

Lessons are managed by experienced course leaders leveraging online means.

E-mail support     ⓘ

We provide support throughout the duration of the course.

Certification     ⓘ

A certificate will be awarded upon course completion so you can share your achievement with your network.

Interact with instructor     ⓘ

Get your questions answered by the course leader thanks to our on-course disucssion area.

Assignment     ⓘ

Impress your course leaders by excelling at the challenges they present to you.

Watch lessons in any order     ⓘ

Start from the beginning or the end - you choose!

Assignment feedback     ⓘ

Receive feedback from our course leaders so you can understand areas of improvement.

Videocall with instructor     ⓘ

Network with motorsport engineering professionals and receive the advice you are looking for.

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FAQ

Every course page has a section called “This course is for you if…”, detailing who the course is designed for. If you are unsure about a specific course, please get in touch with us at info@motorsportengineer.net and we will be happy to provide further guidance.

Softwares required are included upon course acquisition unless otherwise specified. Where needed, we provide installation instructions.

Every course page has a section describing the syllabus. Furthermore, the detailed curriculum is also publicly available. Courses last between 8 to 20 hours, including guided lectures and individual work. Also, our courses are totally flexible and you can progress at your own pace.

Yes! A personalised certificate with your name and course subject will be provided once you successfully complete the course. This is a great way to show you have learnt from industry experts and allows you to differentiate from other engineers in the sector.

Our courses can be accessed, depending on the price plan acquired, going from 2 months to lifetime access . This guarantees flexibility to the needs of every student. 

If you are a group of students interested in one or more courses please contact us at info@motorsportengineer.net.

We are working hard to offer a series of courses grouped by specialist area (Aerodynamics, Composite Design, Vehicle Dynamics, etc). More details will be shared soon.

Networking is key for finding your way into any industry, and motorsport is not different. For this reason, we think that having the possibility to interact directly with instructors is vital. We have created a number of tools that will allow you to speak directly with our instructors during of the course through the platform.

Keep in mind that interesting questions will make you stand out!

Job hunting can be a stressful process filled with uncertainty. We offer a CV review process that is based on years of experience working in Formula 1 and other motorsport categories and recruiting the best talent for some of the greatest brands in the industry.

This is a private service offered on a case-by-case basis. If you are interested in this, please send us an email to info@motorsportengineer.net mentioning our CV review service and we will get back to you with all the information.

This is one of the most common questions we receive at our inbox.

There is not an answer that fits every single case, but here are some tips you can follow to achieve your goal.

1. Complete the Introductory Course available for free in our platform. It will give you a general idea of the motorsport industry.
2. Read our blog article 5 things every aspiring Formula 1 engineer should know.
3. Browse our Motorsport Academy for a course that catches your attention on the topic that you want to specialise in.
4. Feel free to contact us at info@motorsportengineer.net should you require further assistance.

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