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The British motorsports industry is recognised as the best in the world with Britons at the heart of a vast range of worldwide motorsport activities. It is a huge industry employing people in businesses from retail performance specialists to preparation companies, with many Formula One and World Rally Teams based in the UK.

Myerscough College has seven motorsport workshops and a number of different competition cars for the continuing development and expansion of motorsport teaching. Myerscough believes that hands-on experience is an important aspect of learning and therefore encourages students to take part in a wide range of motorsport events throughout the UK.

The College runs race and rally teams which compete successfully in national competitions, working to industry standards.

Career Opportunities

Many of our students have progressed to higher qualifications or started exciting careers in the world of motorsports. Current job prospects are excellent, with Myerscough graduates forging successful careers for themselves as technicians and mechanics, or in data analysis, logistics and management trainee roles, with the many motorsport teams based in the UK. Here are just a few of the leading companies who have employed former Myerscough students:
  • Ford World Rally Team (M Sport)
  • Benetton (Renault Formula One)
  • Chevrolet World Touring Car Team
  • Don Buckley Motorsport
  • Fluid Motorsport (Formula 3)
  • Fortec Formula 3
  • Jamun Racing
  • Kevin Mills Racing (Formula Ford)
  • McLaren
  • Mercedes-Benz
  • Porsche Cars GB
  • Prodrive
  • Räikkönen Robertson Racing (Formula 3)
  • Scuderia Ecosse
  • Stobart Rallying
  • Team Dynamics
  • Team LNT (Panoz GT Team)
  • Tony James Electrical Systems
  • Triple R Racing (Seat Team)

Resources

  • A comprehensive range of circuit race cars, rally cars and support vehicles
  • 7 Motorsport workshops with dedicated areas for competition repair, engine building and special projects
  • Engine, gearbox and chassis rigs
  • Data analysis monitors
  • Specialist diagnostic equipment
  • 15 experienced motorsports staff

Competition Vehicles

Our fleet of racing cars used by students on the Diploma programmes is constantly being updated with new vehicles that incorporate the latest racing technology. It currently includes:
  • Subaru Impreza STi II
  • Blitz buggies
  • Ford Ka 1400 Zetec
  • Sahara 4x4 Jeep
  • Ford Escort Mk2
  • Formula Lo Cost

MotorSports Workshop

Motorsports Documents (pdf)