The people within Cosworth are the reason we are where we are today. As industry leaders, we are always innovating and pushing the boundaries of propulsion and mobility technologies. For over six decades we have been building and nurturing the people within our Cosworth family, as we focus on our future we continue to look for driven and motivated individuals to grow our outstanding team.
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INTERNATIONAL WOMEN IN ENGINEERING DAY 2022
Bianca and Swati are Cosworth’s PDR (Performance Data Recorder) Validation Engineers. Their roles involve end to end unit and system level testing for the PDR programme, which is a software and hardware ecosystem developed for GM’s performance vehicles.More >
INSPIRED ENGINEERING WITH JASMINE DAY
Jasmine is one of our Engine Builders in the non-production build shop, affectionately known as Build Shop 1 within the walls of our Northampton headquarters. Before Jasmine joined us, she already had a close affinity with Cosworth.More >
INSPIRED ENGINEERING WITH AMIT MEGHANI
Amit joined Cosworth fresh out of university as a Graduate Engineer. However, his relationship with Cosworth started whilst he was still completing his studies as an undergraduate.More >
STEF BALKOWIEC – MD (PERFORMANCE ELECTRONICS)
Cosworth has continued to strengthen its executive team with the appointment of experienced automotive and consumer electronics professional Stef Balkowiec…More >
STEPHEN DYKE – CHIEF OPERATIONS OFFICER
Cosworth has appointed digital and business transformation specialist Stephen Dyke into the newly created role of Chief Operations Officer…More >
PAULINE DUMONT – DEVELOPMENT & INTEGRATION ENGINEER
After joining Delta in early 2019, Pauline has become an instrumental part of the Cat Gen development team…More >
CHRIS CRESPI – CHIEF TECHNICAL OFFICER
As part of our ambitious growth plans for the future, we have appointed Silicon Valley-based Chris Crespi into a newly created and exciting Chief Technology Officer role…More >
NEAL BATEMAN – HEAD OF SUPPORT
Cosworth Electronics’ Head of Support, Neal Bateman, has seen his childhood dreams become a reality over 16 years working with our company…More >
Bruce Wood – MD (Powertrain)
In the first of a series of in-depth chats with some of Cosworth’s key players, Managing Director of Powertrain, Bruce Wood took time out…More >
HAL RAISIGER – CEO
Cosworth brings decades of motorsport expertise to the efficiency and effectiveness of advanced powertrain and electronics systems…More >
History of Cosworth
For the last 60 years Cosworth has continued to deliver firsts on the racetrack and the road, as they have since 1958, when Mike Costin and Keith Duckworth formed their new company to “make a living messing around with racing engines.”
Cosworth launches first engine for Formula Junior one year after opening. The engine was one of the first to break 100hp per litre and claimed its first victory one year later.
Approaching their first decade, Cosworth launch the DFV engine in Formula 1. It wins first time out with Jim Clarke and goes on to become the most successful Formula 1 engine of all time.
Cosworth enters the mass production road market with the the BDA, developed for use by Ford in their Escort road and rally cars. Variants of the engine went on to great success in Formula 2 and Formula Atlantic.
Cosworth launches the DFX, a turbo-charged version of the DFV into the U.S, where it won ten consecutive Indy 500 races and dominated the series for a decade.
In 1984, Cosworth launch the WAA engine for the Mercedes’ 190E, Cosworth’s largest mass-produced engine of the time. A year later, the legendary Cosworth YBB hits the road, in the new Ford Sierra RS Cosworth.
Cosworth’s present-day electronics division is founded by Cambridge University researcher, Tony Purnell under the name Pi Research.
Cosworth launches the XB engine, an all-new design built both in the UK and USA, leading to Nigel Mansell taking the IndyCar Drivers Championship that year.
Cosworth continues its history of innovative firsts with VIDS1. Revolutionary technology for synchronising video with logged data allowing easy cross-referencing of how car and driver are performing on the track.
Cosworth becomes the sole engine supplier for the Champ Car World Series with Cosworth Electronics supplying the complete set of car electronics to both Champ Car and the IRL Indycar series.
With the US Navy in need of a high performance, fuel efficient propulsion solution for its jet fuelled UAVs, Cosworth developed the AG2, a ‘flat’ twin engine with unrivalled fuel efficiency and durability.
Cosworth begins exclusive delivery of custom scrutineering for the Intercontinental Le Mans Cup (now the WEC) and a new 4G telemetry system, Live on Air ™ provides a dedicated network for the IndyCar series.
Cosworth opens its new state-of-the-art flexible manufacturing facility. The Advanced Manufacturing Centre delivers OEM style production capabilities for high-performance engines and premium vehicles.
Cosworth launch PDR (Performance Data Recorder) with Corvette, a development born of Cosworth’s long-term partnership with the Corvette Racing team.
Cosworth develops gasoline engine technology to yield lower CO2 emissions with its 2.0-litre passenger car engine. The design minimised frictional and pumping losses to keep efficiency high.
Working as part of a UK consortium, Cosworth uses its expertise in the Multi-Car Collision Avoidance project (MuCCA), aimed at improving operation and safety of autonomous and connected vehicles.
Cosworth selected to develop the new Aston Martin Valkyrie 6.5-litre naturally aspirated V12 hypercar engine, poised to redefine the limits of road car performance.
Cosworth becomes the official supplier of BTCC’s spec hybrid powertrain package. Development commenced in 2019 ahead of the 2022 season.
Cosworth partners with GMA to develop and produce the 3.9-litre V12 engine that powers the T.50 supercar. We delivered the highest-revving naturally aspirated engine ever fitted to a production road car.
Cosworth acquires Silverstone based future technologies company, Delta. This pivotal move will assist in sealing the companies future – developing sustainable alternative propulsion solutions.
60 years after being launched to “make a living messing around with racing engines”, today we are the forefront of propulsion, hybridisation, connectivity and automation technologies, ready to solve the new challenges in automotive, aerospace and marine sectors with the mobility solutions of the future.