WINNERS OF the F1 in Schools Challenge SHOW ENGINEERING AT ITS BEST Students from St. Mary's Grammar School from Magherafelt, Northern Ireland were yesterday celebrating at the National F1 in Schools Final at BETT 2005. 

After 5 pupils forming 'Team Hurricane II' picked up the Overall Winners of the National Final and their 11-14 age group, to guarantee themselves a place in the International Final next season and winning tickets to the next British Grand Prix.

Presenting the overall award was Matt Bishop, Editor of F1 Racing Magazine said: "I was not sure what to expect when I was invited to the F1 in Schools National final. However I'm very impressed at the standard of design and engineering and also the students efforts to gain sponsorship for their own marketing purposes. A thoroughly enjoyable day."

The Fastest D-TYPE CAR award, sponsored by the EEF the manufacturers' organisation, also went to 'Team Hurricane II ' from St. Mary's Grammar School.

'Team Falcon' (St. Mary's Grammar School), post-16 team scooped the Fastest R-TYPE CAR sponsored by The Royal Academy of Engineering.

The Best Engineered Car sponsored by the SEMTA, the Sector Skills council for Science, Engineering and Manufacturing was won by 'Team Jet Stream' from Woodchurch High School from the Wirral, England (14-16 Age Group).

For a full list of competitors, awards and winners click here.

WINNERS OF the F1 in Schools Challenge SHOW ENGINEERING AT ITS BEST Students from St. Mary’s Grammar School from Magherafelt, Northern Ireland were yesterday celebrating at the National F1 in Schools Final at BETT 2005.....

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