NOVEMBER 17, 2008
The talented folk of Formula 1
Dominic Smith, a team leader in the aerodynamic design group at Honda Racing F1 is to perform with the London Philharmonic Orchestra at London™s Royal Festival Hall in February 2009.
Smith studied aeronautics at Imperial College, London, before joining the UK based racecar constructor G-Force as an aerodynamicist for the company™s American Indy Racing League cars. In 2001 he joined Honda Racing.
Smith was also a talented pianist, however, and won a scholarship to study at Trinity College of Music in London where he continued until A-levels. In November 2007 he won the final of the Pianists Competition for Outstanding Amateurs, presented by musical instrument maker Yamaha and UK radio station Classic FM.