F1 in Schools has confirmed a return to Austin, Texas for the F1 in Schools World Finals 2016. This leading global educational initiative is celebrating its 12th World Finals event next year with the USA hosting the event for the second time, having first welcomed the World Finals to the country in 2013.
Partnering with the Circuit of the Americas (COTA), the premier motor racing circuit in the USA and host for the FIA FORMULA 1 WORLD CHAMPIONSHIP UNITED STATES OF AMERICA GRAND PRIX, the announcement of the F1 in Schools World Finals returning to the USA was made at the F1 in Schools World Finals 2015, held last month at Resorts World Sentosa, Singapore.
Speaking of the announcement F1 in Schools Founder and Chairman, Andrew Denford, said, “Securing the World Finals event in Austin, in conjunction with Circuit of the Americas is excellent news. We know all the students participating in Regional and National Finals all around the world, will be very excited to hear this news and I’m sure it will spur them on to win a place at next year’s World Finals.
“I look forward to working with the team at Circuit of the Americas to deliver a successful World Finals event next year.”
“F1 in Schools has the support of the Formula One community worldwide and we are proud to be a part of it at Circuit of The Americas. The World Finals is a once in a lifetime experience for students that allows them to dig deeper into their intellectual curiosity and application of knowledge,” said Bobby Epstein, co-founder and chairman of Circuit of the Americas. “F1 in Schools is a challenging, fun and educational experience for students that will inspire them to become the next generation of scientists and engineers.”
Jason Dial, President, Circuit of the Americas, adds, “We are very proud, once again, to be hosting this upcoming year’s F1 in Schools World Finals. I look forward to welcoming Champions from all over the world to Texas. See y’all in Texas in 2016.”
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