Finn Galindo #1

Finn Galindo #1

The time: Adelaide, March 2012. The event: the 2012 F1 in Schools national finals. The moment: the crowning of the newest professional class national champions, Cold Fusion. A university student stood in the crowd watching proudly as the group of male and female...
Matt Cruickshanks

Matt Cruickshanks

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...
The Pentagliders

The Pentagliders

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...
Ashcroft High School, Sydney

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...
Alistair Smith

Alistair Smith

Alistair Smith with Sam Michael, Sporting Director, Vodafone McLaren Mercedes   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...
Team Ignite blast to victory

Team Ignite blast to victory

Team Ignite blast to victory and crowned 2012 F1 in Schools UK national champions. ‘Team Ignite’, a team of students from Dame Alice Owen’s School, Potters Bar, Hertfordshire, jumped onto the top step of the podium at today’s F1 in Schools™ UK National Finals,...
Brisk In Pink

Brisk In Pink

From one day studying technical drawing at school… to becoming a national champion in Australia’s first all-girl team… to winning an award at the world finals… to a new job at the global consulting design and engineering company, Arup. In 2004...