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Second edition of 'F1 in Schools India' concludes


IANS New Delhi
The second season of F1 in Schools India, Worlds largest STEM challenge for students in the 9-19 years age group, came to end with finale at Amity University campus, Noida, on Saturday.
Orion Racing from Scottish High International School, Gurgaon, won the first place, followed by the Matadors, Amity International School, Saket, and the Stallion, The British School, New Delhi, at the third place.
The winning teams would be representing India at the World Finals at Abu Dhabi in November where teams from 49 countries will compete for the title.
To felicitate the winning teams, Country Chief for F1 in Schools India Yashraj Sing and its chairperson, Dr. Amita Chauhan of Amity International & Global Schools, were present at the occassion.
Speaking after conclusion of the event, Yashraj said: "When the India chapter of F1 in Schools was formed, we had not perceived such an overwhelming response and participation from all over India. We are thrilled to see so much latent talent in these teenagers. It was an adrenalin rush to see participants learning from this unique competition and innovating themselves to be ready for future challenges."
Before the final, F1 in Schools had regional round, which included schools from Mumbai, Bangalore and Delhi NCR. 80 teams qualified for the finale.
The initiative throws a challenge at students to come up with a car out (miniature of an actual Formula One racing car) and make it race on a 24 metres race track.

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First Published: Apr 27 2019 | 9:56 PM IST

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