​An unsung hero in the School of Engineering, Carl Hingley has been managing the University of Birmingham’s Formula Student racing team since it was founded 19 years ago. As Senior Automotive Technician, Carl has just started his 40th year of work at the University, and received the British Empire Medal in the 2015 Queen’s Birthday Honours.

The University is celebrating the 20th year of UBRacing in 2016-17. Did you work with Carl as part of Formula SAE or Formula Student during your degree at the University? Email your Alumni Communications Team with your memories and let us know what you’re up to now!