1. Team Name
2. Explain how you chose your team name
“Triumph” means victory. We are a party of young people who are crazy about science & technology and with desire to advance. We believe that we are a great unity and can go towards victory. What's more, "Triumph" is part of the name of a famous beautiful French architecture ——"arch of triumph", which adds a sense of beauty to our team name.
3. Country/s represented
4. School/s represented
Shanghai Shixi High School
5. Town of School(s)
6. Number of males / Number of females on team
Number of males: 3，numbers of female: 3
7. Teams Facebook page
8. Teams Twitter handle
9. Teams website
10. Briefly outline the history of your team
· 2015.6 established our team, and named it as Triumph
·2015.6-2015. 7 prepared for 2015 launching year china national
·2015.8.1- 2015.8.5 take part in the national final and get brilliant achievements
·215.8.9- now have new team member and start to prepare for WFs SINGAPORE
11. F1 in Schools achievements so far (i.e. Nat champions, other awards etc.)
·The best engineered car of F1 in schools china 2015
·Knockout competition winner of F1 in schools china 2015
·2015 launching year china national 3rd Place
12. Describe your team in three words
13. What do you think makes your World Final team unique from other teams?
We are unique, because every one of us is irreplaceable. We have unique RBS inventor, unique graphic designer whose design received much praise from the other teams, unique resource manager who waited outside the shop to get the material at 10p.m, unique reaction time, unique 3D designer who designed wheelchairs for the disabled and unique manufacture engineer who learned CNC independently. The unity as well as the technology of our team is unique in Shanghai. What's the most important is the passion of teammates. ln addition, we have the noble sports spirit. Our team is full of humanistic care and fruitful innovation which make us unique. What's more, the advanced technology provided by our school makes solid foundation.
14. Magic moment - What has been the most exciting F1 in Schools experience your team has had so far?
We have a team member who turned the impossible into possible, he created a 0.025 reaction time in knockout competition final, which ensure us the winner of knockout competition. The amazing reaction time made all the people present shocked, even Mr. Denford said ”Oh my god! ”
15. We can laugh now - Tell us about one of your team’s funniest moments, maybe it wasn't so funny at the time!
Our funniest moment was when one of our team members was presenting our uniform to potential sponsors – his flamboyant movements left everyone amused.
16. What is the biggest challenge in this competition?
·limited time: We only had about one month to prepare for the national final, but even we started to prepare for the WFs the time we came back, there is only five weeks left for us to prepare, the time management becomes a great challenge for us.
·processing accuracy control:
17. What are you most looking forward to at the WFs?
At the national final, we will meet friends from various countries. Also, the pit display constructed with high technology and aesthetic design is what we are looking forward to seeing, the show car exhibited on the display, the posters hung on the back and reciprocal innovation and advertising souvenirs in their pit stores are what we desire to learn and appreciate. As the car speed is related to the design, we hope to see well designed cars mixed with aerodynamics, streamlines, real F1 elements and scientific beauty from our competitors. The fondest is the people, including competitors, judges and volunteers. We desire to build relationship with competitors, exchanging technical conceptions and traditional cultures. The hardware facilities and human relation are what we most look forward to seeing, communicating and improving.
18. What are your expectations for the WFs?
At the international final, fighting for a good score is all teams’ expectation, including us. Due to our limited experience in this competition, we expected to gain more experience and try best to compete for a prize, no matter what the outcome. We also expect our new accessory will be written to next year regulation after Lers and RBS. Besides, we hope to build good relation with committee, make friends from different countries.
19. Do you watch/are you interested in F1? Who’s your favourite driver(s)?
Yes, we like Lewis Hamilton and Nico Rosberg from MERCEDES AMG PETRONAS