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SANDBACH SCHOOL STUDENTS RACE TO SUCCESS AT LENOVO F1 IN SCHOOLS NATIONAL FINALS

A team of four 16 and 17-year-old students from Sandbach High School and Sixth Form College raced to success at the Lenovo F1 in Schools UK National Finals 2022.

The Lenovo F1 in Schools UK National Finals 2022  took place last week at Autosport International, a motorsport show held at the NEC, Birmingham. The team called Sigma Racing won the Portfolio Award and Digital Media Award and were nominated for the Pit Display and Team Identity Awards. 

Winning teams in the competition have secured places at the Aramco F1 in Schools World Finals 2023 to be staged in Singapore alongside the FORMULA 1 SINGAPORE AIRLINES SINGAPORE GRAND PRIX 2023. In the Professional Class a team from Queen Elizabeth Grammar School, Eclipse, took the Champions crown. In second place was Honeycomb Racing, the team of students from James Gillespie’s High School, Edinburgh. The Robert May’s School, Odiham team, Imperium were on the podium in third. Honeycomb Racing will represent Scotland at the World Finals in Singapore, with Imperium joining the top two, representing England. Highest placed Welsh Team, Team Firestorm from St John’s College, Cardiff, and as Development Class winners, CHS Lightning have also secured places in the Aramco F1 in Schools World Finals 2023. 
 
Andrew Denford, Founder and Chairman, F1 in Schools summed up the Lenovo F1 in Schools UK National Finals 2022 saying, “After two days of judging and racing for the competing teams it all came down to the wire and we crowned our Lenovo F1 in Schools UK Champions 2022. The judges were given a massive challenge by the outstanding work of these teams, with so much effort, passion, creativity and skill put into producing some of the most innovative designs of F1 in Schools scale-model Formula 1 cars of the future. 
 
“All the teams are winners for reaching the National Finals and for taking on the challenge presented by F1 in Schools. It is great to see them learning so much from the project, not just academically but also in the life skills they acquire in the process of competing and sharing their experience with their peers. We hope that many of them will use the experience in their future careers and benefit from participating in the competition. For the teams who have won through to our World Finals – see you in Singapore!”
 
The Lenovo F1 in Schools National Finals take place with the assistance of a host of partners and supporters. F1 in Schools thanks Lenovo, Denford, Project Management Institute Educational Foundation, The Institution of Engineering and Technology, Autodesk, Department for Education, UCL Mechanical Engineering, FIA Girls on Track/Motorsport UK, City University London, FIA Women in Motorsport, and Formula Student. 
 
Full results: 

Award Name Team Name School
Professional Class    
National Champions Eclipse Queen Elizabeth's Grammar School, Faversham
2nd Place Honeycomb Racing James Gillespie’s High School
3rd Place Imperium Robert May's School
Best Engineered Car Imperium Robert May's School
Research & Development Award Mitre Racing The Bishop's Stortford High School
Sponsorship & Marketing Vortex Linlithgow Academy
Team Identity Award Imperium Robert May's School
Verbal Presentation Award Honeycomb Racing James Gillespie’s High School
Pit Display Award Eclipse Queen Elizabeth's Grammar School, Faversham
Portfolio Award Sigma Racing Sandbach High School and Sixth Form College
Fastest Car Honeycomb Racing James Gillespie’s High School, Edinburgh
Welsh Champions Team Firestorm St John's College, Cardiff
     
Development Class    
National Champions CHS Lightning Cheadle Hulme School
2nd Place Vega Racing Linlithgow Academy
3rd Place Sabre Racing Scarborough UTC
Best Engineered Car CHS Lightning Cheadle Hulme School
Research & Development Award Raptor Racing Stewart's Melville College, Edinburgh
Sponsorship & Marketing Sabre Racing Scarborough UTC
Team Identity Award Celestial Velocity Haberdashers' Boys' School, Elstree
Verbal Presentation Award CHS Lightning Cheadle Hulme School
Pit Display Award CHS Lightning Cheadle Hulme School, Cheadle
Portfolio Award BV Racing Bishop Vesey's Grammar School, Sutton Coldfield
Fastest Car Rapid Ravens Leasowes High School, Halesowen
     
Both Classes    
Girls on Track UK Award CHS Lightning Cheadle Hulme School
Judges Choice Horizon Racing Auchenharvie Academy, Stevenston
Project Management Award BV Racing Bishop Vesey's Grammar School
Scrutineering Award Imperium Robert May's School
Digital Media Sigma Racing Sandbach High School and Sixth Form College
Lightning Reaction Time Imperium Robert May's School, Odiham

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