René Eder - Freelance motorsport engineer and technician with considerable experience.



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I am a freelance motorsport engineer and technician with considerable experience as technical director, race engineer, track support engineer, data engineer and race technician in race series like European Le Mans Series (LMP2, GT2), FIA GT (GT1), Porsche Carrera and Porsche Sports Cup (Germany & England), long distance and endurance races (i.e. 24h Le Mans, 24h Nürburgring, 24h Dubai, 24h Spa, 24h Daytona, 12h Bathurst, 12h Abu Dhabi) and GT3 races (i.e. Blancpain Endurance Series, FIA GT3).

I hold a MSc degree in Motorsport Engineering & Management from Oxford Brookes University, UK and a Master Technician degree in Automotive Mechanics & Electronics.

My technical knowledge and analytical skills are excellent; my personal racing experience allows me to work effectively with cars and drivers to improve performance; I have a proven track record of teamwork and I am continuously developing my knowledge, skills and career in motorsports.

Transferable Skills

Language: German (native language), English (fluent speaking and writing)

Computer Programs: Microsoft Windows, Microsoft Office (Word, Excel, PowerPoint,…), MATLAB, Chassis Sim, (Transient Laptime Simulation), CCM+ (CFD Software), AutoCAD, Multimatic Dyno Soft 2000, Bosch Modas, Engine ECU Diagnostic & Recalibration Software

Data Recording & Analysis: Pi Research – Cosworth, MoTeC, Magneti Marelli WINTAX, STACK Ltd., RACE Technology, AIM Race Studio, Data – Video & Telemetry analysis with most of above systems

Systems & Components: Bosch Motorsport and Road Car Systems, Gearbox Pedalshift Systems (Megaline), Sequential gearboxes (Drexler, Getrag, Hollinger), Superflow Engine Dyno, Multimatic Damper Dyno, Dampers (Sachs, Bilstein, KW, Koni), On Board electric and electronics, CAN diagnostics and development, Hydraulic and Pneumatics

Mechanical Skills: Engine building / rebuilding, Gearbox building / rebuilding, Chassis and Set Up work, Electric wiring and fault diagnosis, Welding (Arc, Gas, TIG, MAG), Milling, Turning, Fabrication

Personal Attributes and Achievements

I am a motorsport enthusiast and my work is also my passion; I´m also driving race cars, having achieved excellent results in competitions with GT and Formula style cars; I even drove NASCARs too. Having worked in the racing business for many years, I respond positively to the need for flexible approaches to working times and travelling.

As a race engineer & technician, I am used to work to highest standards and tight timescales. I have proven my ability to work under extreme pressure in different styles of races and within a wide range of teams. In my role as technical director I was able to develop excellent communication skills and I am a capable decision-maker.