F1 in Schools: The Main Straight
By F1 in Schools
F1® in Schools presents, The Main Straight! An exciting podcast hosted by comedian and F1 E-Sports Presenter, Tom Deacon. On the first Monday of every month Tom will be giving you the ins and outs of F1 in Schools around the world with each episode bringing you a special guest!
EPISODE #5 WOMEN IN MOTORSPORT
In this months episode of The Main Straight, Tom chats to Frederique Trouvé. With a career spanning over 19 years within the FIA and a decade of her life spent dedicated to her role at F1 in Schools France, Frederique shares the reasons behind her love for running the competition in France and her passion to get more women to work in motorsports. Tom also reunites with his 2022 World Finals Co-host, Amy Martin to discuss her experiences with F1 in Schools as a woman and what the future brings for her as a result of getting involved.
EPISODE #4 TECHNICAL REGULATIONS 2023
On episode 4 of The Main Straight, Tom dives into the imminent release of the 2023 technical regulations with Head of International Operations, Nelson Vale. Our Chair of Judges, Gary Anderson brings his unique perspective and vast motorsport experience to the table, giving us an in-depth look at his career in Formula 1 and what's to look forward to in the future engineering of F1 in Schools cars. We also talk about the next location for the ARAMCO F1 in Schools World Finals.
EPISODE #3 F1 IN SCHOOLS UK NATIONAL FINAL 2022
Coming at you with a mid month special recorded directly from the Lenovo F1 in Schools UK National Final 2022 at Autosport International. Tom takes a break from the show to focus on hosting the event, so Max takes the mic and gets all the gems from the teams along with exclusive interviews with ScarbsTech and Head of Research & Development for Aston Martin Aramco Cognizant F1 Team, Andrew Brown.
EPISODE #2 ROB SHEPHARD
Happy New Year! New year, new month and new episode! In episode 2 of The Main Straight, Tom interviews Scarborough UTC's Rob Shephard who has taken his teams to multiple National and World events. Rob tells us all about what its like to be a teacher involved with F1 in Schools and aims to inspire other teachers to get involved in the STEM challenge.
EPISODE #1 THE MAIN MAN
In our first podcast, Tom Deacon interviews Andrew Denford, Founder and Chairman of F1 in Schools, about his journey in creating the most exciting STEM challenge. This will cover the entire 22-year journey that began in Brighouse, UK, and has seen F1 in Schools travel around the world providing opportunities for young people to showcase their STEM skills. Co-host, Max Fearnley discusses with Tom all things F1 in Schools and brings you the latest news from around the world.