As a motorsport engineer you would design, build and test racing cars and bikes in all racing divisions, including single-seater racing (such as Formula 1) and bike racing (such as MotoGP). Your work would often be at the forefront of engineering technology.
In this job you would need to be a good problem solver. You would need to analyse and interpret data. You would also have to work under pressure to meet deadlines.
To get into this job you would normally need experience in vehicle engineering or a related area, such as component manufacturing, electronic controls or mechanics. You would also usually need relevant qualifications, such as a foundation degree, BTEC HNC/HND or degree in motorsport engineering, or a related subject such as mechanical engineering. You may be able to do an Apprenticeship to start out as a technician, and then do further training to qualify as an engineer.