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Missile Fired at Duxford Aerodrome!

EmmaT, Tuesday 4th October, 2011

The Maltings Missile Greenpower team from Maltings Academy, Witham, Essex recently showcased the competition and their car at this year’s Eastern regional Big Bang Science and Technology Fair at Duxford Aerodrome. Hundreds of competitors took part with a massive interest from all at the show keen to take a look at the car and the Greenpower competition. Many of the schools who also entered their student projects for various awards were intrigued to see what the competition was about and several schools became so interested they are now looking to enter in next season’s racing series.

IET Formula 24+ Championship

Jeremy, Monday 3rd October, 2011

Following the penultimate round of the 2011 IET Formula 24+ season at Castle Combe, Jaguar Land Rover's Driven Motion remains top of the leaderboard but on equal points to Chipping Sodbury School's R-PodS, winner of Round 7.

It promises to be a cracking finale to the season on Sunday 16th October at the Goodwood Motor Circuit where these two will go head to head to become 2011 Champions. There's still an outside chance of teams such as Myton Racing II getting to the top, but it'll be tough to beat R-PodS and Driven Motion, both of which are currently on top form.

Join us Live at Castle Combe

Jeremy, Saturday 1st October, 2011

The last regional heat of the 2011 IET Formula 24 series takes place at Castle Combe this Sunday 2nd October, combined with Round 7 of the 2011 IET Formula 24+ Championship.

As for all Greenpower events entry is free for spectators so please do come and join us there.

Could your printer do this?

Emma, Friday 30th September, 2011

Engineers have recently revealed the first "printed" car that actually works and will last for up to 30 years!

Bringing Disney to Life

Emma, Friday 30th September, 2011

An engineering student has been working on a project that could see future generations whizzign around on flying carpets just like Aladdin.

Kingussie High School Win Prestigious Award

Jeremy, Friday 30th September, 2011

Kingussie High School were presented with Highland Club of the year at the recent Scottish Council for development in Industry Business awards. This dinner is a business dinner and the pupils were the only school pupils attending. The award was presented to the school's Young Engineers Club. This was mainly awarded for the schools involvement in two projects. The school annually takes part in the Greenpower Challenge at the Grampian Motor Museum in Alford.

National Final 2011 Poster

Jeremy, Wednesday 28th September, 2011

Here's our National Final poster by talented artist Matt Barker. If you'd like to buy a print or to look at more of his great Greenpower related products please visit

National Final Volunteers

Jeremy, Tuesday 27th September, 2011

As the National Final fast approaches we're keen to find some enthusiastic volunteers to help with various jobs including programme selling and administration. It's all good fun and you get a free lunch, as with all days out volunteering for Greenpower!

It's on Sunday 16th October at the Goodwood Motor Circuit near Chichester in West Sussex.

If interested in being a part of the day and helping out, then please get in touch with us -

Our Online Shop

Jeremy, Thursday 22nd September, 2011

The online shop on this site is of course up and running and you're able to place orders on it right now for payment by invoice. We will be adding a credit card facility sometime soon.

There's loads of products in there that will help you to build, develop or maintain your car, from complete kits to the smallest nuts and bolts. Many of these you probably never realised we had available, and a number are hard to source or products that are unique to Greenpower.

So please have a browse and if you ever feel there's something missing from our range we'd love to hear from you.

Tweet us your Updates

Jeremy, Tuesday 20th September, 2011

If you have a Twitter account then please update us with progress on your car to @greenpowertrust. We'll retweet our favourite messages which will also appear in the feed on the Formula pages of this site.

You can also feed messages into our Cover it Live reporting from events using #gpt to update the world on how you're doing.

So please get involved and help to spread the word.



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