Colyton Grammar School’s racing car team takes chequered flag

Members of the Colyton team ‘Impulse’, were Jonny Watts (manager), Harry Wright (design engineer), J

Members of the Colyton team ‘Impulse’, were Jonny Watts (manager), Harry Wright (design engineer), James Holder (manufacturing engineer). - Credit: Archant

Six students from Colyton Grammar School have won the ‘Best research and development’ prize in the ‘F1 in Schools’ national finals.

Members of the Colyton team ‘Impulse’, were Jonny Watts (manager), Harry Wright (design engineer), J

Members of the Colyton team ‘Impulse’, were Jonny Watts (manager), Harry Wright (design engineer), James Holder (manufacturing engineer). - Credit: Archant

The youngsters had to design and build a miniature Formula One racing car, which then competed against entries from other teams.

The finals were at the famous Silverstone Circuit, where the Colyton team also finished third in the ‘Reaction racing’ category.


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