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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, taking the National Champions crown and with it a place at the F1 in Schools World Finals 2012.

The team were the well-deserved winners in the UK Formula One-linked educational initiative which takes place in over 40 countries across the world, with judges praising the high standards of work and the excellence of the engineering employed to create the team’s scale-model Formula 1 car. The team won the Innovative Thinking Award and took first place in the Formula 1 Class of the competition, before capping their achievements with the ultimate prize, overall victory. The team were presented with an impressive glass trophy presented by Gareth James from the Institute of Engineering and Technology and tickets to the Formula 1 Santander British Grand Prix courtesy of Silverstone Circuit. Each team member also received a TW STEEL watch. Click here to read the full article…

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