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Day 3: Tuesday, 5 July

Awards Presentation Results Best Use of Social Media: Alpacapunch, Slovakia Judge’s Special Award: Team Rhino, South Africa Portfolio & Pit Display Award: 2Fast, England Verbal Presentation Award: Wombat Warriors, Australia Sponsorship & Marketing Award: Maelstrom, Malaysia Research & Development Award: Ascent, United Kingdom Best Engineered Vehicle Award: Zircon, Australia Team Identity Award: Cincork, Portugal Innovative Thinking Award: ECCE, Czech Republic Best Trailer Performance: Rover […]

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2007 Model Defender

Day 3: Tuesday, 5 July

Competition Activities Teams have spent the entire day attending judging sessions including Engineering, Verbal Presentations, Pit Display assessment and traversing three separate and different tracks testing the performance of their 4×4 vehicles. One section of track was built over and around 2 matching and stunning brand new Range Rover convertibles. On the trailer tow section, […]

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Zircon at Anne Hathaway's Cottage

Day 2: Monday, 4 July

Cultural Visits, Pit Display Build & Welcome Dinner Today the teams undertook visits to buildings of historical and cultural significance in Coventry and Stratford Upon Avon. This included, St Mary’s Guildhall, St Michael’s Cathedral ruins and Anne Hathaway’s Cottage. St Mary’s Guildhall: Building started on part of the site of the former Coventry castle around […]

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Zircon

Day 1: Sunday, 3 July

Arrival, Registration & Project Element Submission 21 teams representing 14 countries converged on the DoubleTree by Hilton at the Ricoh Arena, Coventry UK today to begin their campaign to be crowned the 2016 Land Rover 4×4 in Schools World Champions. Team Australia consisting of Zircon and the Wombat Warriors were issued with Registration times of […]

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Class Movie

Class Movie – F1 in Schools

Published by: Sutherland BEN Date: 30 April 2014 Find out about how the Sutherland Shire F1 in Schools™ Design and Technology Hub started with the help of Sutherland BEN and the growth the partnership has seen over the years. This region has had three teams continue on and compete at the World Finals, placing 4th and 5th […]

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Where is Australia’s national STEM strategy?

Engineers Australia – April 2014: Pages 42-49 By Desi Corbett The majority of countries are supporting well established science, technology, engineering and mathematics (STEM) national programs, while the federal government is yet to mull over a cohesive strategy. Industry groups, professional bodies and the chief scientist have all called for a national STEM strategy that […]

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Magdalene 1

Magdalene beats the F1 in Schools field

Camden-Narellan Advertiser By Brittany Searle:  March 25, 2014, 3:03 p.m. MAGDALENE Catholic High School raced past the competition at the F1 in Schools National Final in Canberra last week. The Gamma Rayzing team were named the National Champions of 2014 in the professional class and will travel to Abu Dhabi to compete at the World […]

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2012 Concordia Regional Final

Big dash for race win and for jobs

The Chronicle – Toowoomba Callum Bentley:  10 September 2012 The team shirts were on, the cars were primed and the tension was high. With an almighty hiss, the two cars fired off down the track and crossed the finish line in a little over one second. In the blink of an eye, the hard work […]

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St Patricks Mackay

Students throttle up in contest

Mackay Daily Mercury Dominic Geiger:  1 September 2012 IT MIGHT not be Monaco, but Mackay students yesterday came a bit closer to realising their Formula One dreams. Schools from throughout the region raced state-of-the-art model cars at St Patrick’s College for the Re-Engineering Australia Formula One F1 in Schools Technology Competition. The national competition encourages […]

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