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Developing the next generation of F1 mechanics with Valvoline™ Global Operations

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Together with Valvoline, we're supporting the development of the next generation of mechanics by providing opportunities through our Aspiring Mechanics Programme.

Earlier this year, we launched the Aspiring Mechanics Programme together with our official lubricant partner Valvoline.

For the launch, we welcomed 35 mechanical students from Milton Keynes College to the AMR Technology Campus for a behind-the-scenes tour. The students also had the opportunity to meet members of the team, including Aston Martin Aramco Head of Build and Car Assembly Mark Gray, who shared insights into what takes to be a Formula One mechanic.

Throughout the programme, aspiring student mechanics engaged in various in-depth learning opportunities. This culminated in the students delivering presentations for a single-seater diagnostics projects to a panel of expert judges. Competing for a chance to win a week with the team to develop their knowledge of working on F1 cars, the project required them to outline the steps needed to make a car operational.

The two winners of the project joined us at the AMR Technology Campus. Learning about what goes into working on an F1 car, this experience provided them with career knowledge and valuable opportunities to develop their skills under the mentorship of our skilled mechanics.

This is the first year of the Aspiring Mechanics Programme, but it's only the beginning. Alongside Valvoline, we will continue to work towards our shared goal of inspiring and supporting the development of future mechanics everywhere.

Watch the video below to discover how we inspired the next generation of F1 mechanics alongside Valvoline through the Aspiring Mechanics Programme.

Valvoline's Aspiring Mechanics Programme

Developing the next generation of F1 mechanics

Student mechanics joined us at the AMR Technology Campus for an immersive experience where they learnt about goes into working on an F1 car and gained valuable experience for their careers ahead.

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