Dallara Automobili

Oxford Brookes University is pleased to announce a dynamic and ground breaking collaboration between the Department of Mechanical Engineering and Mathematical Sciences and Dallara, a world-leading race car manufacturer. The new programme will involve students on the Motorsport Engineering MSc programmes and as a result students will play a major role in the design of a powertrain (mechanism that transmits drive from the engine to the axle) for a forthcoming new Dallara race car.

Dallara is a world-heavy-weight in the race car manufacturing industry. For over 40 years the company has built some of the world’s most competitive racing cars. Currently building cars for a number of different areas such as GP3, F3, Indycar, the new Indylights (coming 2015) and GP2, Dallara builds the fastest and safest cars within each sport. The company’s current state-of-the-art headquarters are in Parma, Italy but they have recently opened a new Research and Development facility in Indiana, USA, a state with a rich auto racing industry.

The new link to Dallara was as a result of meetings between Dr Gareth Neighbour, the Head of Department and Andrea Toso, Head of Research and Development and the US Race and Defence Programs at Dallara.

For more information on the Motorsport Engineering MSc visit the course page

Find out more about Dallara on their website