Formula One

Ricciardo Helps Launch Engineering Academy

Daniel Ricciardo with students at Melbourne’s Monash University. (Infiniti photo)

Daniel Ricciardo with students at Melbourne’s Monash University. (Infiniti photo)

HONG KONG — Infiniti Red Bull Racing driver Daniel Ricciardo joined Infiniti to bring top budding engineers a step closer to their dream in Formula One by announcing the opening of applications for the Infiniti Performance Engineering Academy.

Speaking at Melbourne’s Monash University ahead of last weekend’s Australian GP, the 24 year-old racer was joined by the team’s Chief Engineer – Car Engineering, Paul Monaghan and Infiniti Global Director of Formula One, Andreas Sigl to reveal that the window for applications runs from March 19 to April 11.

Candidates must upload their resume and submit a 500-word entry to in that time to be considered for the program.

The Infiniti Performance Engineering Academy, announced last year, will see the three top candidates complete a 12-month engineering assignment with four-time consecutive Formula One Constructors’ World

Champions Infiniti Red Bull Racing at their UK base.

The program is open to final year undergraduate engineering students studying in Australia, China, Germany, Hong Kong, Malaysia, Mexico, Russia, Singapore, United Arab Emirates, United Kingdom and the United States.

“The Infiniti Performance Engineering Academy is the latest development in our close technical partnership with Infiniti Red Bull Racing,” said Andreas Sigl.

“We’ll be looking for candidates who can really demonstrate they understand the potential of crossover between Formula One and road car technologies, and those we think can help to bring us further success on both the track and the road.”



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