Grammar design team has the formula for success

The CO2 powered F1 car designed using CAD/CAM technology. INCT 09-792-CON
The CO2 powered F1 car designed using CAD/CAM technology. INCT 09-792-CON

A young design team from Carrickfergus Grammar School is preparing to move up a gear for the UK final of the F1 In-Schools Technology Challenge.

Team Vision from Carrickfergus Grammar School have been crowned regional winners in the 2015 event and next month will represent Northern Ireland.

Team Vision from Carrickfergus Grammar School have been crowned Regional Winners in the 2015 F1 In-Schools Technology Challenge. INCT 07-791-CON

Team Vision from Carrickfergus Grammar School have been crowned Regional Winners in the 2015 F1 In-Schools Technology Challenge. INCT 07-791-CON

The six Year 13 pupils designed and manufactured their own CO2 powered F1 car, using CAD/CAM technology, to race in time trials against other schools.

The Carrickfergus Grammar School team impressed the organisers with their PIT display and gave a verbal presentation to judges who awarded them first place overall.

Find out more about the competition at http: //www.f1inschools.co.uk/