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



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I am a motorsport engineer and master technician with considerable experience as technical director, head engineer, race engineer, track support engineer, performance engineer, data engineer and master technician in race series like European Le Mans Series (LMP2, GT2), FIA GT (GT1), Renault Sport Trophy RS01, Porsche Carrera Cup (Germany, UK, USA, Sweden), Porsche Supercup, long distance / endurance races (i.e. 24h Le Mans, 24h Nürburgring, 24h Dubai, 24h Spa, 24h Daytona, 12h Bathurst, 12h Abu Dhabi, 12h Sebring, 10h Petit Le Mans, 8h Laguna Seca) and GT3 races (i.e. Blancpain Endurance Series, FIA GT3, ADAC GT Masters, IMSA / NAEC – GTD).

Until now I was able to achieve a total of 10 Championship titles and several overall victories in sprint and long distance races with the different teams and drivers I was working with.

I hold an 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, AutoCAD, Multimatic Dyno Soft 2000, Bosch Modas, Engine ECU Diagnostic & Calibration Software

Data Recording & Analysis: Bosch WinDarab, MoTeC, PI Research / Cosworth, Magneti Marelli WINTAX, STACK Ltd., RACE Technology, AIM Race Studio, Data – Video and Live Telemetry Analysis skills, itk Engineering RDC Race Data Configurator advanced post data analysis software

Systems & Components: Bosch Motorsport and Road Car Systems, Gearbox Pedalshift Systems (Megaline / Shiftec), Sequential gearboxes (Drexler, Getrag, Hollinger), Superflow Engine Dyno, Multimatic Damper Dyno, Dampers (Sachs, Öhlins, Bilstein, KW, Koni), On Board Electric & Electronics / CAN Diagnostics & Development, Hydraulic & 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 profession 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. My personal driving experience provides me with an additional and necessary understanding of what it needs for a race driver to be able to drive cars faster.
Having worked in the racing business for many years, I respond positively to the need for flexible approaches to working times and travelling.
I´m also used to the extreme pressure in the motorsport environment. As a leading engineer – race engineer & master 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 racing and within a wide range of teams and drivers. In my roles as technical director and head engineer I was able to develop excellent communication skills and I am a capable decision-maker.

Having achieved multiple championship titles, overall victories and podium positions in different racing series with different teams and drivers I know the business very well.