The Formula 1 in schools’ competition has been running in Garbally College for the past few years and it has produced many successful teams. The aim of this competition is to design, manufacture and race your own miniature Formula 1 car in a bid to represent Ireland at an International level.
Our team “Odyssey Racing” began our preparation for the F1 in Schools competition back in late April 2019. First on the agenda was constructing the miniature F1 car that we would be racing on a 20-meter track. Months of research, design and testing went into developing the car. Teams must also raise sponsorship and manage budgets to fund the research and manufacturing of the car. Regional finals will take place on 5th March where our team hope to make it through to Nationals.

Visit our website at to find out more about our team and the competition.

The Team (From L-R): Oscar, Eric, Colm and Niall

The team hard at work.