Weʼve raised £2,946 to Help Team AcceleRace get to the F1 in Schools World Finals 2018 in Singapore to represent the UK
- Linlithgow, UK
- Funded on Thursday, 6th September 2018
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F1 in Schools is an international STEM (science, technology, engineering, mathematics) competition for school children aged 11–18, in which groups of 3–6 students go head-to-head in a special Formula One challenge. F1 in Schools challenged students to work in teams to design, construct and race the fastest Formula One Car of the Future powered by compressed air cylinders using the official F1 Model Block and utilising CAD/CAM design tools. The competition currently operates in over 40 different countries after beginning life in the UK back in 1999.
We are Team AcceleRace , a team of S3 Linlithgow Academy pupils who are competing in the global STEM competition F1 in Schools. We are delighted to have been chosen to represent the UK at the World Finals in September, held in Singapore. We are in the unique position that we are 5 girls competing in a STEM competition.
At the Regional Finals we came 2nd in the Development Class and this led us to the UK National Final in Silverstone on Monday 19th of March 2018. In this part of the competition, we competed against teams from all around the UK and won 1st place in the Development Class securing us a place as UK Champions in the Singapore World Finals where we compete against teams from across the globe to win the Bernie Ecclestone World Champions Trophy.
Taking part in such a huge competition comes at a cost and we need your support!
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Aug 29, 2018
What a great achievement and fantastic adventure! A great WISTEM story too. All the best for the final.
Elaine, Nicky, Erin and Angus
Aug 28, 2018
Good luck Isla and team! Hope you have a fantastic trip.
Scottish Motorsport Marshals Club
Aug 20, 2018
What an achievement. Enjoy the experience and best of luck in Singapore.
Aug 3, 2018
Aug 1, 2018
Well done girls- we know you will make us proud!
Jul 18, 2018
Keep going girls. You’re an inspiration.
Jul 18, 2018
What an incredible achievement S3 pupils of Linlithgow. Great to see young budding female engineers making their mark. It will inspire my girls 7 & 9 to pursue STEM. Keep making Lithgae proud.
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We are Team AcceleRace powered by inoapps! We're an all-girl team representing the UK in the World finals of F1 in Schools 2018! We appreciate all donations that will help us achieve our goal!