Andrew Shovlin

Andrew Shovlin is a British Formula One engineer. He is currently the track engineer director at the Mercedes AMG Petronas Motorsport Formula One team.[1]

Andrew Shovlin
Born1 November 1973
NationalityUnited Kingdom British
CitizenshipBritish
OccupationEngineer
EmployerMercedes AMG Petronas Motorsport
Known forFormula One Engineer
TitleTrack Engineering Director

BiographyEdit

Shovlin graduated from Leeds University in 1998, after completing a BEng in Mechanical Engineering, followed by a PhD in Vehicle Dynamics and Control.[2] Shovlin started his career with BAR in 1999. In 2004-2009 Shovlin worked for BAR, and later Honda and Brawn GP as race engineer to Jenson Button. In 2010, he was appointed as race engineer for Michael Schumacher at Mercedes GP. He was promoted to the position of track engineering director in 2011, a position he has retained to this day.[3] Shovlin's current role consists of extracting the maximum performance out of both cars on any given weekend. He works very closely with the engineering teams on both sides of the Mercedes garage and the performance groups back in Brackley to ensure that both cars benefit from the best available information at a race weekend.[4]

ReferencesEdit

  1. ^ "F1 Insight: Engineering the win with Silver Arrows and Andrew Shovlin". Monster Energy.
  2. ^ "Andrew Shovlin Biography". Leeds University.
  3. ^ "Mercedes' Andrew Shovlin: "The amount of effort it takes to win a championship is huge"". thecheckeredflag.co.uk.
  4. ^ "Insight the track engineers". Mercedes AMG F1.