South African Mechanical Engineer, Shau Mafuna is joining the Mercedes Benz High Performance Power trains Team. He has a Masters Degree in Motorsports Engineering from Oxford University in United Kingdom.
Mafuna who was born in Johannesburg will now work with Sir Lewis Hamilton. Hamilton is a British racing driver who currently competes in Formula One for Mercedes.
The South African born recently received a head nod from the seven times world champion as he walked through the office building.