Motorsport & F1

Unparalleled levels of expertise ensure correct technology applied

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The motorsport sector has probably the shortest time to market for any similarly complex product: 5 months for a new F1 car and then 2 weeks between races for new versions.

So in motorsport, the last thing you need is for everything to keep changing constantly. As CAD/CAM and CAE are only tools, motorsport engineers need the fastest and most effective of each, but they don’t want them continuously upgraded or changed unless that upgrade shaves time off the process or improves accuracy. This is where DTE comes in. One of its most important roles is to supply the best solution in an appropriate manner for the team to do what it does most effectively. That’s why it’s our job to evaluate new trends and manage their introduction where and when appropriate.

What do our clients say?

We always look to our software suppliers as key to our advancement. In this period of our company’s growth we have all faced many changes and challenges, and DTE’s leadership and support has always been second to none and hence our ‘long relationship‘ is a testament to these values.

Enrique Goddard

CAD and PLM specialist, Prodrive

We couldn’t have got our first car to the grid without Desktop Engineering’s help.

F1 team principal

The advice we receive from DTE is invaluable in helping us maximise the business benefits of the design software we use on a daily basis. They understand our industry and are therefore able to provide insight which saves us money, whilst providing us with a competitive technology edge.

Jason King

Operations Manager, JR Motorsports

Why DTE?

As an accredited partner with Dassault Systèmes and MSCSoftware, Desktop Engineering has helped a considerable number of OEMs and suppliers implement PLM solutions. Our highly experienced engineering staff offer unparalleled levels expertise to ensure the correct technology is properly applied. DTE has been supplying CATIA solutions into this sector for over 20 years and counts amongst its customer’s successful organisations such as Prodrive, McLaren and Renault F1.

Motorsport Industry Association (MIA)

For a number of years, DTE has been a member and active supporter of the industry’s leading association.

Visit the MIA Website for more information.

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“We wouldn’t have got our first car to the grid without Desktop Engineering’s help.”

F1 Team Principal