Over 50 schools and more than 700 students from across the country experienced the Grand Saga of F1 in Schools™ India National Finals 2017-18 at Ambience Mall Gurgaon in a STEM challenge run by the company Time of Sports.
Team Tech No Logic from Genesis Global School were declared the national champions of the maiden edition of this newly conceptulized tournament.
Meanwhile, Amity International School, Saket and The British School ended up as the runners-up. The competiton witnessed 19 winners being honored in different categories.
A massive gathering of speed and thrill could be seen in the national finals of F1 in Schools™ India at the Ambience Mall, located in Millennium City.
On the occasion, Dr. Hanif Qureshi, the Commissioner of Faridabad, was present as the Chief Guest and during the event, he also appreciated the efforts of the children.
Here is the list of the winners across different categories
Fastest car (XLR8, Dewan Public School)
Knock-out Competition Winner (Racing Gladiators, Ambience Public School)(Matadors, Amity International School, Saket)
Best Team Identity (Flash, Springdales School, Dhaula Kuan)
Best Sponsorship and Marketing (Team Nitro, The British School)
Innovative Thinking (Riptide, Amity International School, Pushp Vihar)
Best Pit Displays (Team Impulse, The British School)
Enterprise Portfolio Award (Team Extreme, Lotus Valley International School, Noida)
Scrutineering Award (Treadsmokers, Tagore International School, East of Kailash)
Social Media Award (Panthera, Amity International School, Mayur Vihar)
Knock-out Competition Winner (Racing Gladiators, Ambience Public School)
Knock- Out Competition Runner-Up (Alpha Racers, Amity International School, Pushp Vihar)
Outstanding Sportsmanship Award (RAV, The Doon School & FUSION 5, Jodhamal Public School)
Women in Motorsports award (Carbon 5, Amity International School, Saket)
Best Engineered Car (Tech No Logic, Genesis Global School)
Best Research & Development (Team Impact, The Shri Ram School, Aravali)
Young Achievers (Team Mercedes, The Millennium School)
Overall Performance (Team Vapr, Amity International School, Sector-46 Gurgaon)
Children enjoyed a wonderful and exciting atmosphere throughout the day. The team of Genesis Global School said that it was a very fun and memorable experience. This competition gave them the opportunity to present their skills on a global platform and was a great learning experience which will help them in the future projects.
Winning the National Championship, the Genesis Global School will represent India in the F1 in Schools™ World Finals to be held in Singapore later this year. F1 in Schools™ is the world’s largest STEM (Science, Technology, Engineering and Mathematics) based technology challenge and requires students to design, build and race a miniature F1 car.
Part of the F1 in Schools™ showcase was the Pit Booths, which featured live demonstrations by students and a chance for visitors to see how the F1 in Schools™ cars are designed, manufactured and tested.