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F1 in Schools National Finals Success

"Genuine game changers..."

On Monday and Tuesday 11th / 12th March 2019, the F1 in Schools Professional Class team – Protoanic attended the National Finals at Airbus in Broughton. 

After successfully qualifying for the Nationals in January, the team have been working hard to be race ready for the event. This includes producing two identical scaled Formula 1 cars for the competition, comprising of routered bodies and 3D printed components, alongside producing a Pit Display, stand and several high quality
portfolios for the presentation elements of the competition.

The team, consisting of Antoan, Dylan, Henry, Patrick, James and Geoffrey achieved their goal, presenting a striking pit display, giving an excellent presentation, as well as producing two competitive race cars. Well
done to all the team who only formed in October 2018 – an incredible achievement in a short space of time.

Protoanic came away with the sought after; Star Quality Research and Development Award, with one F1 judge stating the team were “Genuine game changers” and were “bringing disruptive technology to the design process”. A fantastic achievement in their first year competing at the Nationals. The team are already underway with their 2020 seasons car and have now inspired two junior teams to compete next year as well.

To see more of their story and to follow their progress: Twitter / Facebook: @Protoanic or protoanic.comontent for your news story here.