Alpine F1 launches a competition for young aspiring mechanics
French students of specialized schools will be able to win an internship within the headquarters of the Formula 1 team.
The winning couple will be offered a 3-month internship in the Alpine F1 Team mechanical assembly workshop in Viry-Châtillon
Alpine, a French Formula 1 team, is launching an unprecedented competition aimed at students of the automotive mechanics sector from all over France, giving them the opportunity to highlight their aptitudes and qualities. “Excellence Mécanique Alpine”.
This is the name of the event, whose godfather is Esteban Ocon, driver of the Alpine F1 Team, will award the winning couple of young students with an internship in the mechanical assembly workshop of the Alpine F1 Team, in Viry-Châtillon, with the possibility to eventually obtain an apprenticeship contract.
The Competition, conceived and developed in partnership with the Ministry of Labor, Employment and Integration, intends to make the sector a path of excellence open to all, but also to promote the integration and training of young people in the company.
The Competition will consist of three major tests: a general knowledge theoretical test, a regional practical test and the final at the Alpine F1 Team headquarters in Viry-Châtillon.
The candidates selected for the final will work in full immersion with the engineers of the Alpine F1 Team, who will share their skills with the finalists, but also their human and technical experience: the candidates will pass the tests in pairs and the evaluation will take into consideration both the excellence of the know-how and the personal skills, in particular the ability to work in a team.
“This competition is important because it encourages young people to aim higher and higher and is able to make them increasingly aware of their value-I am happy that this competition has been possible, which allows young people above all to acquire the values of Alpine ”.
Arnaud Sautier, director of training for the French network of the Renault Group said instead that “The aim of the competition is to enhance and promote the mechanical chain of the French automotive sector.
We are very happy to put young people back at the center of the device!
This competition therefore constitutes an opportunity to highlight the technical skills necessary to reach the highest levels and, above all, to create vocations in mechanics, one of the most dynamic and evolving sectors “.
Finally, for Laurent Rossi, CEO of Alpine, “Designing and developing high-performance engines is the mission of our based team. At the forefront of innovation and technology, Alpine is proud to be committed to a project that transmits strong messages of inclusion, self-confidence and exemplarity to young people in the automotive sector.
We are happy to be able to make future generations aware of the intrinsic values of Formula 1, as well as those of the women and men who make it up ”.