Invitation to the UK National Final 2009/10

                                        Come along to the F1 in Schools UK National Final being held at the Autosport International Show, NEC, Birmingham on Saturday 16th and S...

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Posted 9 years ago

Newtownards and Belfast schools scoop top prizes in Northern Ireland

 Teams of students from Belfast and Newtownards were top in the Northern Ireland regional finals held last week. Team Carbon, a group of students from Regent House Grammar School, Newtownards took overall victory in the Formula 1 car class and Team Zeiges, a second team from the school took...

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Posted 9 years ago

Denford Ltd Sales Executive Vacancy

Denford Limited manufacture and sell a range of CAD/CAM/CNC equipment and software, so we are looking for someone with some experience of one or more of these technologies.  We are, however, prepared to provide an extensive training programme to bring the successful candidate up to speed with o...

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Posted 9 years ago

F1 in Schools World Champions honoured at a reception held by the Irish Computer Society

Fresh from their recent victory at the F1 in Schools World Championship the Koni Kats were given a hero's welcome at the Irish Computer Society (ICS) Winter Members Evening, held at the Science Gallery on 9th December.  The evening was attended by family and friends of Team Koni Kats, members a...

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Posted 9 years ago

Glastonbury School dominates South West regional final

Teams of students from Glastonbury and Plymouth triumphed in the South West regional final of the 2009 F1 in Schools Formula One Technology Challenge held yesterday at Bristol University, with St. Dunstans School from Glastonbury taking home five of the ten awards presented at the event.   &...

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Posted 9 years ago

Diploma students in the driving seat for F1 challenge

It might not have the glamour of Monaco, or the racing heritage of Silverstone, but Norwich is home to a group of pioneering students who have their sights set on F1 glory. Team Pluto, one of three teams formed by Diploma in Manufacturing and Product Design (MPD) students from City College in Nor...

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Posted 9 years ago

F1 in Schools wins prestigious Autosport Award

F1 in Schools celebrated winning one of the motorsport industry's most prestigious awards at a glittering star-studded event on Sunday night. At the 28th Annual Autosport Awards, F1 in Schools won the Pioneering and Innovation in Motorsport Award, a tremendous achievement for the global student te...

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Posted 9 years ago

Three North Wales regional finalists ready for UK event

Teams of students from Pwlheli, Welshpool and Ruthin n the North Wales F1 in Schools regional final booked their places at the UK national finals yesterday.  Fflam from Ysgol Botwnnog, Pwlheli, Gwynedd took overall victory in the Formula 1 class and Blazing Magnesium from Welshpool High Schoo...

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Posted 9 years ago

Durham teams take the North East England wins

Teams of students from Durham and Newcastle were top in the North East England regional finals held today at Discovery Museum, Newcastle with Carbon FibreZ and Flash F1 as the winners. Carbon FibreZ, a team from St.Bedes Catholic Comprehensive School, Peterlee, won the Bloodhound SSC class and Fla...

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Posted 9 years ago

Norbert Haug to be Patron of F1 in Schools

F1 in Schools is delighted to announce that Vice President, Mercedes-Benz Motorsport, Norbert Haug, has agreed to be a patron of the F1 in Schools Challenge in Germany, Formel 1 in der Schule. Haug joins a roster of top names in Formula 1 who are already patrons of this global educational initiative...

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Posted 9 years ago

Williams F1 team headquarters hosts London and South East regional final

The winning students from the London and South East regional final of 2009 F1 in Schools who will be competing at the UK National Finals were from St. John Payne School, Chelmsford; Wilmington Grammar School, Dartford and OpenOpportunity, a Norwich schools collaboration. The event was held at one of...

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Posted 9 years ago

Central Region winners announced

Teams of students from Lutterworth College, Leicestershire; Neale-Wade Community College, March, Cambridgeshire, and Selly Park Technology College, Birmingham, triumphed in the Central England regional final of the 2009 F1 in Schools Formula One Technology Challenge held this week at the Design &...

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Posted 9 years ago

North West region finals hotly contested this week

Teams of students from Westhoughton High School, Bolton, Richard Rose Morton Academy, Carlisle and Ribblesdale Technology College, Clitheroe triumphed in the North West of England final of the 2009 F1 in Schools Formula One Technology Challenge held this week at Jaguar Land Rover. Wipeout, an all-...

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Posted 9 years ago

Scottish finalists selected for UK National Finals

Teams of students from Fife Young Engineers, Fife, and Harris Academy, Dundee triumphed in the Scottish final of the 2009 F1 in Schools Formula One Technology Challenge held this week at the Glasgow Science Centre. A team of students from Fife Young Engineers, 'Exceleration', took overall victory in...

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Posted 9 years ago

SHEFFIELD AND DONCASTER SCHOOL TEAMS WINS THROUGH TO NATIONAL F1 IN SCHOOLS FINAL

Teams of students from Ridgewood School, Scawsby, Doncaster and Bradfield School  in Sheffield triumphed in the Yorkshire and Humberside Regional final of the 2009 F1 in Schools Formula One Technology Challenge held last week at Corus, Scunthorpe. The team of students named Ridgewood Racers too...

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Posted 9 years ago

Go Motorsports links up with F1 in Schools

Go Motorsport! F1 in Schools is delighted to announce an exciting new relationship with the high-profile Go Motorsport initiative. Set up by the Motor Sports Association, governing body of UK motor sport, and launched last year by Lewis Hamilton in the Mclaren Technology Centre, Go Motorsport has b...

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Posted 9 years ago

BLOODHOUND – the 1000 mph supersonic car

BLOODHOUND – the 1000 mph supersonic car Lecture by Wing Commander Andy Green Wednesday, 9 December 2009 at 18:00. IET London: Savoy Place www.theiet.org/wheatstone Don't miss this opportunity to hear from the man behind the wheel of BLOODHOUND SSC -the project to smash the world land speed re...

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Win the first all new XJ in aid of the NSPCC’s Child’s Voice Appeal

Win the first Jaguar XJ to leave the production line with the NSPCC Jaguar Prize Competition. Enter by answering three questions about the ultimate sporting luxury car. By entering you'll be supporting the Child's Voice Appeal. Last year the NSPCC's helplines took almost 730,000 calls about child...

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Posted 9 years ago

Autosport International 14-17 January 2010 NEC Birmingham

Autosport International is taking place from the 14-17 January at the NEC Birmingham. World champion Jenson Button will be at the show on both Saturday 16th and Sunday 17th where he will be answering your questions and signing autographs…. Autosport International is Europe's largest motorsport ex...

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Posted 9 years ago

Registration for UK Regional Heats EXTENDED

REGIONAL REGISTRATION EXTENDED TO FRIDAY 30th OCTOBER 2009Reigster NOW for UK Regional Finals The 2009/10 UK F1 in Schools season is open and don't forget to register your team(s) before registration closes on Friday 30th October (for Northern Ireland teams registration will close 1 week before you...

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Posted 9 years ago

IRISH WORLD CHAMPIONS CROWNED

The Koni Kats team from St. David's Secondary School inGreystones, County Wicklow took the top honours at the fifth Formula One in Schools Technology Challenge World Championships held this week in London. At a glittering awards ceremony attended by Lewis Hamilton and VIP guests from the world of Fo...

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Posted 9 years ago

World Championships 2009 LIVE WEBCAST

Watch the 2009 F1 in Schools World Championships here LIVECLICK HERE NOWReaction Racing Schedule to be added shortly(Tues 15th - Thurs 17th September)  Time Trial Racing - Tuesday 15th SeptemberAll times are approximate, races will not start before publishedRace 1 - 11:00amT13 &nbs...

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Posted 9 years ago

F1 IN SCHOOLS GIVES WINNING PLYMOUTH STUDENT A HEAD START

The educational and vocational benefits of competing in the Formula One in Schools Technology Challenge have always been one of the key attractions to schools and student teams. Plymouth student Andrew Lees, one of the current World Champion team members, has exemplified this with his work experienc...

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Posted 9 years ago

F1 IN SCHOOLS RECEIVES GOVERNMENT SUPPORT

The Right Honourable Ed Balls MP, Secretary of State for Children, Schools and Families, welcomes the F1 in Schools Techology Challenge, saying, "It has never been more important to the UK economy to encourage pupils to consider careers Science, Technolgy, Engineering and Maths, and exciting initiat...

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Posted 9 years ago

RICHARD ROSE CENTRAL ACADEMY’S FORMULA ONE TEAM LEARN FROM LEWIS HAMILTON

Richard Rose Central Academy's Formula One World Championship hopefuls, The “Shooting Starz”, visited the British Grand Prix at Silverstone on Sunday 21st June 2009 and met celebrities including Lewis Hamilton, Chris Moyles and Eddie Jordan! The team arrived at 8.00am where there were four lines of...

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Posted 9 years ago

F1 IN SCHOOLS WINNERS GIVEN BRITISH GRAND PRIX VIP ACCESS AT SILVERSTONE

The F1 in Schools Technology Challenge is a fast growing STEM initiative which has captured the attention of thousands of students. And with the prize including a trip to the British Grand Prix at Silverstone, including VIP paddock access, it is always a race to the chequered flag for the final...

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Posted 9 years ago

Silverstone Home of the British F1 Grand Prix

The 2008 British Grand Prix will long be remembered as a classic Formula One encounter. As the rain battered the Silverstone circuit, Lewis Hamilton put in one of the performances of his career to stand head and shoulders above his rivals and secure a popular home victory. On a day in which even the...

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Posted 9 years ago

Budding engineers prepare for Silverstone Innovation Centre Design Challenge

Challenge were put through their paces at a series of intensive training workshops.  The one-day workshops event at Silverstone Innovation Centre, located at the famous Silverstone circuit, was part of the teams' preparation for the Design Challenge Grand Final in July.   Following care...

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Posted 9 years ago

Introducing E&Te from the IET

Engineering and Technology Education (E&Te) is a new teachers' magazine being launched this month by the Institution of Engineering and Technology (IET), one of the world's leading professional societies for the Engineering and Technology community.  The IET is committed to helping teache...

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Posted 9 years ago

London to host 2009 F1 in Schools World Championships in September

The Formula One in Schools Technology Challenge will hold its fifth World Championships in the competition's founding country when over 30 teams from around the globe gather at London's Royal Horticultural Halls and Conference Centre The World Championships of this Formula 1 linked global challenge...

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Posted 9 years ago

Students from Lindley Junior School take to the podium

Teams from Lindley Primary School win 1st & 3rd place in F1 in Schools Competition. Lindley Lightening Bolts stormed to victory beating off 28 other teams on Monday when they won the F1 in Schools Primary Pilot Final. The event was held on Monday at the Royal Armouries' Leeds where VIP's and spe...

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Posted 9 years ago

UK Registration for 2009/10 is OPEN

Register now... Please login now at the top of page to register your team for the new season.  You can register up to three teams per school/college/youth group with 3-6 students per team. NEW Formula One Class This year the R-Type class has been replaced with the Formula One Class. &n...

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Posted 9 years ago

Mini United 2009

SILVERSTONE WILL BE THIS YEAR'S SETTING FOR THE LARGEST MINI FAN EVENT EVER, CELEBRATING THE BRAND'S 50TH BIRTHDAY. After Misano/Italy and Zandvoort/Netherlands, MINI is celebrating the third MINI United Festival in the UK - the country where it all started. MINI lovers, most of whom will be tr...

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Posted 9 years ago

2009/10 Championship Season

Registration for the upcoming F1 in Schools season will soon be open for UK teams.  Each school/college/youth group can enter up to three teams of 3-6 students for the regional finals which will take place during November and December 2009.  There are lots of exciting new developments to...

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Posted 9 years ago

Essex team 'Velocity' are crowned F1 in Schools UK National Champions

Six budding Formula One engineers showed that they have the X Factor during the weekend. Team Velocity School student team, from St John Payne Catholic Comprehensive School in Essex designed, created and raced to victory in the National Finals of the Formula One in Schools Technology Challenge h...

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Posted 9 years ago

UK National Finalists set for tough race to the flag this weekend

One of the most prestigious titles among engineering students will be contested this weekend with the National Final of the F1 in Schools Technology Challenge taking place at the motorsport industry event of the year, Autosport International racing car show, in Birmingham.   Formula One in ...

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Posted 9 years ago

This Saturday & Sunday watch the 2009 UK National Final Live

Click here to watch the webcast LIVE NOW!!This weekend fans of the F1 in Schools Global Technology Challenge will have the opportunity to tune in live and watch as a new team of students are crowned UK Champions. This Saturday and Sunday the F1 in Schools National Finals are taking place at the Auto...

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