Formula 1 in Schools

05 April 2013

The HLRS sponsored "Panternight-Racing" Team won the constructors championship and an overall third place at the German national championship with their CO² propelled model size Formula 1 car.

They thereby earned a ticket to Austin, Texas where they will participate in this year's world finals.

Event Details

The team consists of three scholars, Felix Harst, Leo Sandrisser und Luise Hart from the “Mönchsee-Gymnasium”, Heilbronn. Goal of the project is to design, optimize and manufacture a model size Formula 1 car, See Formula 1 in schools. They simulated the aerodynamics of their racing car on HLRS supercomputers and analyzed the simulation result in the “CAVE”, a 3D virtual environment, using the visualization software COVISE.

Image courtesy of Formel 1 in der Schule GmbH