Whether you're an amateur race car driver, developer, mechanic, or simply looking to upgrade your daily driver, we'll help you make sense of all the online advice on car modification and driving instruction so you can apply what you need to your specific situation.
Are you a beginner, expert, or somewhere in between? Not to worry! We will offer a multi-part course designed to help people at all levels get a better understanding of how race cars work. Chapters will include: Driving Technique, Chassis Dynamics, Set-up, Powertrain, Aerodynamics and more.
I bring 25 years of teaching experience in introductory physics and engineering at the university level. Having experience in teaching, track driving, autocross, and car development allows me to provide you with a unique perspective on the combination of these elements.
B.A.Sc. Engineering Physics, UBC
Ph.D., Physics, Stanford University
2018 Canadian Hill Climb Champion
Professor, Engineering Physics, UBC
Canadian Association of Physicists Medal for Excellence in Teaching
Killam Award for Excellence in Teaching
This was the original lecture. The course will be expanded to cover ~ 12-16 hrs of material in much greater depth
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