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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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Matt Cruickshanks at Red Bull Racing

Matt Cruickshanks, Sydney

Matt Cruickshank, a 20 year-old student from Sydney, has realised his ambition to work in Formula One after being head hunted by Chief Technical Officer Adrian Newey and the Red Bull Formula1 racing team – and he says it was the F1 in Schools competition which got him there. Matt started off in an aerodynamic […]

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Pentagliders Car

The Pentagliders, Launceston

Reigning world champions Top scored in best engineered design and fastest car at the 2011 world finals. The car was made up of 17 different components. It was a very advanced design. With the wheels they came up with a design that required plastic injection moulding. This is an expensive process so they put a […]

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Ashcroft High School

Ashcroft High School, Sydney

Ashcroft High School is located in a low socio-economic area. It is highly multi-cultural and a large number of the students’ parents speak limited English or it is their second language. Industrial Arts teacher Lee Miller is at the centre of a dramatic shift which is moving throughout the school and having a positive effect […]

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Alistair Smith with Sam Michael

Alistair Smith, Canberra

Alistair Smith is the most successful F1 in Schools car designer and race engineer in Australia. He is probably the most successful designer-engineer in this competition anywhere in the world. At the age of 15 he was a two times national champion and twice travelled overseas representing Australia. Both of those times his team was […]

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