Motorsport Suspension Setup - Bridgwater & Taunton College

Course Overview

This course is for anyone interested in learning the practical side of setting up a race car.

The course involves four sessions, the first is an understanding of chassis geometry to cover preparation before set up, ride height castor, camber and toe. The second session will involve an in depth look at the various systems used on race for chassis set up and adjustment along with the tooling options to carry out a set up procedure. The third session covers the setup of the flat patch and corner weighting. On the fourth session you will complete an assessment which is a practical group task to carry out a set up on a race car.

The course will use our bespoke motorsport workshop which has been recently refurbished. You will use industry standard equipment throughout the process.

Assessment Methods

The final assessment is a group exercise to demonstrate how to apply a base set up to a race car within the college workshop.

Progression Options

Learners may consider enrolling on our full time L3 or Foundation Degree Motorsport courses providing that suitable entry criteria is met.

Course Summary

Course Title Motorsport Suspension Setup
Entry Requirements

An interest and
basic understanding of motorsport or automotive chassis geometry terms and

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