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Aussie school team takes home the win at world final for high-speed racing car

An Australia school team has taken out the top gong at an international championship for creating a high-speed miniature racing car.

The team from Brighton Secondary College in Adelaide won at the finals in Singapore as part of Re-engineering Australia’s Formula 1 in Schools program.

The organisation aims to encourage students to take an interest in and understand the STEM subjects.

The Formula 1 in Schools challenges students to design and produce a miniature Formula 1 car capable of reaching 80km per hour is under a second.

More than 40,000 students are involved in the program in Australia, with more than nine million across the world.

Founder Dr Michael Myers tells Alan Jones it’s “as complex as a Formula 1 car”.

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