How Formula E's top team is benefitting from Penske know-how
From race-engineering winning cars in IndyCar and sportscars for Penske to masterminding Dragon's superb start to life in Formula E, Nigel Beresford's 35 years of motorsport expertise have played a key role in DS Techeetah's continued success
DS Techeetah's credentials as Formula E's benchmark team were further underlined as Antonio Felix da Costa wrapped up the team's second successive title in Berlin last month - and third drivers' title success. But it's not only top-level drivers that the Mark Preston-led team has in its favour - it also has a strong engineering group, complemented by a team manager who has been there and done it first as a race engineer and latterly as a technical director in Formula 1, IndyCar and sportscars.
The son of the works manager at McLaren Racing who spent his summer holidays and Saturday mornings at Colnbrook, Nigel Beresford graduated with a mechanical engineering degree from Brunel University - sponsored by the National Maritime Institute - where he learned all about windtunnel testing working in the field of industrial aerodynamics.
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