Parts Assistant

GB3 and GB4, The UK’s leading single seater racing car championships are seeking a full time Parts Assistant to join the team at Bedford Autodrome.

This is a fantastic opportunity to familiarise and start your career within a race paddock environment. Throughout the week you will be based at our Bedford Autodrome / PalmerSport facility assisting with parts for our PalmerSport fleet & GB3/4 teams. Then working race weekends for the GB3/4 championship travelling to race events to assist with the stores truck operations. 

Job duties will involve:

  • Working as part of the stores team to keep the warehouse stocked with components for PalmerSport and the GB3 & GB4 championships
  • Picking and pack orders ready for upcoming race weekends and events
  • Liaising with race teams providing them with required additional parts throughout a race weekend
  • Working within strict timeframes to ensure all teams requirements are fulfilled
  • Loading / unloading the GB3 / 4 parts truck in between events.
  • Keeping the stores at Bedford a clean and safe environment to work for all members of staff
  • Helping to set up and pack down truck and awning(s) at race events
  • Logging deliveries / stock levels on a stock management system
  • Working with the workshop team to accurately pick and compile parts quickly and efficiently

To apply for the role you must meet the below criteria:

  • Knowledge of car components (ideally single seaters)
  • Able to attend and work throughout race weekends
  • Able to complete HGV 1 licence after probation period, unless already held.
  • Full UK driving licence is essential
  • Ability to work under your own initiative
  • Ability to work in a fast paced environment
  • CPC licence would be an advantage but not essential and must be willing to undertake upon successful probation period
  • Knowledge of Microsoft Excel and Microsoft systems

In return GB3/4 and PalmerSport offer:

  • Competitive pay + benefits
  • Up to 31 days holiday (including Bank Holidays)
  • Access to our MSV Advantage platform, giving you access to discounts at 100s of shops across the UK
  • Discounted food and drink when working on site
  • A staff pass allowing access for yourself and a guest to attend events all MSV circuits (including BTCC & BSB)
  • Access to 24/7 GP and wellbeing services
  • Training opportunities
  • A workplace pension
  • Free parking

This season GB3 will travel to  Spa Francorchamps (1st –2nd June), Hungaroring (22nd and 23rd June) and Zandvoort (13th and 14th July) in three exciting European race weekends. This does however mean that you will require a valid passport to apply for this role.

Core working hours are 42.5 hours Monday to Friday + race weekends but hours are ultimately driven by business needs.  The list of required race weekends can be found here, however flexibility will be required on weekend availability through the whole of the race season (typically March to October).

In addition to supporting the race series on 8 to 10 weekends per year, our PalmerSport driving event takes place at the Bedford Autodrome complex therefore part of your time will be allocated to supporting the PalmerSport workshop team with parts supply. For further information on the activities directly linked to the role see & &

To apply for this full time Parts Assistant role, please click the apply button to start the application process.