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Team Profile: Zircon

Team Name. Zircon. Explain how you chose your team name. Zirconium is a material that is produced at a local mine. The team name Zircon is adapted from this material. Country(s) represented. Australia. School(s) represented. Dubbo College – Senior Campus. Town of School(s). Dubbo, New South Wales. Number of males / Number of females on […]

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Team Profile: Wombat Warriors

Team Name. Wombat Warriors Explain how you chose your team name. Initially we called ourselves the Combat Wombats – Wombats was chosen as it is a rascal like mini bear that can be very playful, surprisingly fast for its shape and a very, very tough Australian animal that kills its predators by squashing them with […]

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On the grid for F1 challenge

The Advocate By MARK ACHESON March 6, 2014, 10:30 p.m. IT’S four subjects crammed into one high-powered new course, according to Ulverstone High School student Peter Henderson. The F1 in Schools Technology Challenge is giving the 16-year-old and his team of five an exciting insight into the formula one car racing industry. Students Australia-wide are designing, […]

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Race Team Champs

Australian Teacher Magazine By Jo Earp AUSTRALIAN schools are leading the pack when it comes to the F1 in Schools challenge, racing to a third world championship in a row. The A1 Racing team took the honours at the world finals in Austin, Texas thanks to a collaborative effort involving students from Pine Rivers State […]

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Ben Marshall, Casey Shevlin, Dylan Sexton and Sam Young after the awards. PICTURE: KATE HEALY

Phoenix College students awarded scholarships after world F1 in Schools win

The Courier By NICOLE CAIRNS   PHOENIX College students have been awarded scholarships to City University in London after becoming world champions at the F1 in School competition in Texas last November. Three full-time team members have been given automotive and motorsport engineering scholarships to the prestigious university.  Development engineer Ben Marshall and chief design engineer […]

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Racing teams have the right formula

1223 ABC Newcastle By Maynard (Online Goose) Students from around the Hunter swarmed to Panthers in Newcastle yesterday to compete against each other’s design of CO2 gas powered, scale F1 racing cars.   Three tracks were set up inside the club and over 100 students and teachers witnessed the cars race each other on the […]

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F1 in Schools battle of car design

Herald – Newcastle By JANEK SPEIGHT Sept. 3, 2013, 10 p.m. HUNTER students battled it out yesterday to see who could design and build the best race car. The F1 in Schools competition, held at Newcastle Panthers, challenged students to use computer programs and machine tools to create a miniature vehicle. More than 15 schools […]

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Each Airstream Racing team member is responsible for something. Kyle Costigan: research manager; Matthew Nichalls:team manager; Hamish McDuff: graphic designer and Connor Quinn: resources and marketing. Missing is Jake Saelman: in charge of designing the car on the computer and using the machinery to cut out the design. (Laura Hegarty - ABC Multiplatform)

Kids use science for speed

ABC – Tropical North Laura Hegarty: 15th August 2013 Five kids from Mackay North State High have created a 20 centimetre pocket rocket, designed to blow away the judges at the regional F1 in school’s competition on Friday August 16. Year 10 students Jake Saelman, Matthew Nickalls, Kyle Costigan, Hamish McDuff and Connor Quinn have […]

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Kyabram students revved up for race

Shepparton News – 13 July 2012 Five students from Kyabram P-12 College will represent the school on the world stage as part of the F1 in Schools program. At a Kyabram school yesterday five students huddled around a race track.Carefully, they placed a miniature Formula 1 car, measuring less than 15cm, on the 20m track.Powered […]

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