media/page_content/Velocity - st john payne school.jpgSt John Payne Catholic Comprehensive School, Chelmsford took victory with their team 'Velocity' at the South East Regional Finals held today at CEME in Essex. The School scooped the 14-19 Age Group title, the award for the Best Engineered Car as well as the Overall Winners crown at the regional event and have now earned their place to race in the UK National Finals to be held at Autosport International Show in January next year.

 

The aspiring F1 engineers, created a miniature Formula One car, which they raced along a 20 metre track against competitors from across the region. The Velocity team for the F1 in Schools Technology Challenge consisted of David Nicholls, Patrick Delaney, Hannah Griggs, Ronald Lee, Gemma Morris and William O'Donnell.

 

Also joining Velocity at the National Finals are 'Lightening Strikes Again' from Chelmer Valley School in Chelmsford, who won the 11-14 Age Group category. The team for the event consisted of, Sherilyn Powell, Christopher Constable, Hannah Free and Hannah Wicks. The final team through to the National Finals are 'Faversham Fire', fromQueen Elizabeth School in Faversham, after they scooped the award for Best Rookie Team. Team Faversham Fire included, Stephen Turner, Hamish Mckenzie, Carlo Monticolombi, Josh Parks, Jon Reay and Stacey Warren.

 

The Code Red team from Aylesbury School won the race for the fastest D-Type car. Their team for the event consisted of Mark Baruch, Oliver Clark-Darby, Michael Cooke, Stewart Dales, and Simon Tilby. Whilst Team Phoenix from 2407 Air Cadets, won the race in the R-Type car, the team included Sam Nicholson, Alex Cobb and Sam Cobb.

 

The Lightspeed team from Latymer School in Edmonton won the Innovative Thinking Award. Their Team for the F1 in Schools Technology Challenge consisted of Sujit Gnanakumar, Leo Howard and Achilles Malcomson.

 

The Sponsorship and Marketing award went to Spectrum F1 from Robert Mays School in Odiham, their team Ashley Tomlinson, Katie Holmes, Jon Seager, Vicky Stanway and Nicki Wernham,                                                         

St John Payne Catholic Comprehensive School, Chelmsford took victory with their team ‘Velocity’ at the South East Regional Finals held at CEME in Essex. The School scooped the 14-19 Age Group title, the award for the Best Engineered Car...

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