The drive to get an edge over other competitors is fundamental to motorsport.
In motorsport the focus for gaining performance is often on the equipment, or vehicle. However, the performance of the motor-athletes (drivers, riders, pilots and pit crew) are is also critical to race performance. Having the best vehicle and equipment is not enough and, like other sports, there are competitive edges to be had in optimising motor-athlete performance.
Dr Lee Walsh the founder and director of Platypus Technical Consultants. Lee is an electrical and biomedical engineer, physiologist, technical consultant and science communicator. He has over a decade of experience in measurement, instrumentation and analysis, particularly in clinical settings, physiology and medical device testing.