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The secret to landing a job in Formula One, as told by someone who’s done exactly that.


Who says dreams don't come true? In this book, Ander Lujambio Markuerkiaga shares his story and the lessons learned along the way in a down-to-earth, realistic look at a future that so many dream of. He shows us that with willpower and perseverance, we’re capable of achieving lofty goals - even impossible-sounding dreams such as working in the exciting and exclusive Formula 1 industry, or designing and building the winning car at the prestigious 24 Hours of Le Mans.


If you have a dream and want to make it come true, if you’re someone whose friends sceptically call them a "dreamer", if you’re someone who believes that there’s more to life than working and eating, this book is for you. "The Race. From School to Formula One" is much more than a simple success story and guide to achieving your dreams. It’s a must for anyone who wants to make a name for themselves in the motorsports industry, and a fascinating read for all motorsport enthusiasts.


Discover the story of someone who managed to make his dreams come true, and who can say from experience: “Don't let anyone clip your wings, don't let anyone make you believe that you can’t achieve anything you set your mind to”.

THE RACE: From School to Formula One (EBOOK)

  • About Ander Lujambio

    Born in Donostia-San Sebastian (1991), Ander is a motorsports engineer with extensive experience in design and project management. He holds a BEng in Motorsports from the University of Wales (UK), and an MBA from the University of the Basque Country. 

    At the age of just 21, he began his career in the world of Formula 1, working with the Mercedes AMG Petronas Formula 1 Team (Brackley). He has also worked for Scuderia Ferrari (Maranello) designing aerodynamic parts for their Formula 1 racecar.

    Since 2018, he has been working at Toyota Gazoo Racing Eu-rope (Cologne) coordinating tasks on projects such as the Toyota TS050, in which Fernando Alonso won the 24 Hours of Le Mans, among other projects involving racecars and high-performance vehicles.

    A motorsports fanatic from an early age, he has long been a close follower of major motorsports events such as F1, Le Mans and WRC, as well as International Motor Shows (Geneva, Frankfurt).

    Ander’s other experience includes his work as an entrepreneur, and with the press (Berria), covering F1 races.

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