Applications OPEN for the 2018 MTAQ Racing Team Support Crew!

Following an incredibly eventful and action-packed year, the MTAQ Racing Team is gearing up for a second year and are looking for Support Crew members!

Led by driver and program director David Wood, the successful applicants will be an integral component to the success of the MTAQ Racing Team and will have the opportunity to work at MTA Institute’s $10 million, state-of-the-art training facility, take part in the behind-the-scene preparation and be there for all the action on race days.

This opportunity has the potential to open doors into the world of motorsport with significant opportunities presented along the way including media coverage.


If chosen, the support crew will need to be available for preliminary preparation of the vehicle (at dates to be determined, but usually outside work hours) as well as attend racing dates listed below and up to two days prior to each event for vehicle maintenance and preparation. You do not need to be available for all dates, and attendance is flexible within the team.

Preference will be given to:

  • present and past apprentices of the MTA Institute or
  • qualified mechanics and auto electricians

Key dates:

·         CAMS QLD Circuit Racing State Championship – March 17/18, 2018
Morgan Park Raceway, Warwick

·         Exhibition Event, Bathurst – 30 March to 1 April 2018
Mount Panorama, Bathurst, NSW

·         Exhibition Event, Bathurst – 30 March to 1 April 2018
Mount Panorama, Bathurst, NSW

·         CAMS QLD Circuit Racing State Championship – April 14/15, 2018
Morgan Park Raceway, Warwick

·         Federal Tyres Invitational Cup – July 28-29, 2018
Queensland Raceway, Ipswich

·         CAMS QLD Circuit Racing State Championship – September 8/9, 2018
Morgan Park Raceway, Warwick

·         CAMS QLD Circuit Racing State Championship – November 17/18, 2018
Morgan Park Raceway, Warwick


The Support crew will be involved in:

  • Vehicle preparation
  • Mechanical work on vehicle
  • Repairs
  • Paint / panel repairs as required
  • Race Day crew work
  • Tuning and other maintenance

Support crew will be provided with safety gear and team shirts. This is a non-paid volunteer opportunity and food/accommodation will be covered for event days that require travel.

How to apply: 
This is a fantastic opportunity to join the MTAQ Racing Team Support Crew. You will gain experience, knowledge and hands-on experience in Australian motorsport.

If you are interested in joining the support crew, please provide your contact details and tell us in 150 words or less why you should be chosen for this opportunity.

Email expressions of interest by 23 February 2018 to [email protected]

Successful support crew applicants will be notified early March.
Decisions are final, and no appeals will be entered into.

9 Feb 2018