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Pete Machin

Formula 1 employee

Pete Machin
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PositionHead of aerodynamics
TeamRenault Sport F1 Team

After time spent with Arrow and Jaguar, Machin became most well known for working in the design and aerodynamics department of Red Bull, working with the Milton Keynes based squad during their successful championship winning seasons. Machin moved to the Renault team in 2017 to take up the head of aerodynamics position.


Machin worked in the aerospace industry before joining Formula One in 1997, taking up a position within the Arrows team. He worked in their CFD department, before moving to Jaguar five years later. He remained with the team when Jaguar were bought out by Red Bull Racing, working in the wind tunnel and design departments to help make the four times world championship winning cars.

Machin worked his way up to become in charge of the aerodynamics department, and in early 2017, it was confirmed that he would be moving to Renault as head of aerodynamics midway through the season.