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Off The Track

Off The Track

By Off The Track
An F1 in Schools podcast exploring the latest happenings in the competition, with team members from Evolve UK, Infinitude, Ascension, Fusion, Nebula and Precision Racing.

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All we can see is red: Interview with Britannia Red, 2020(21) F1 in Schools World Champions
Off The Track is back for Season 2! We're kicking off this season by talking to the newest F1 in Schools World Champions, Britannia Red, from Robert May's School in England. Thanks to Abi, Amelia, Caoimhe, and Zach from Britannia Red (@britanniared) for coming on. Ben, Michael, and Riley from Off The Track also featured on this episode. For the latest F1 in Schools news, go to https://www.offthetrack.net and follow us on Instagram: @offthetrackpodcast Got a suggestion for an episode? Want us to explain or discuss something? Send us a message on Instagram!
41:01
August 9, 2021
Trackside Awards Special Featuring F1 in Schools World Champions Britannia Red
In this special episode of Trackside members of Off the Track speak to teams Britannia Red (World Champions) and Nebula (3rd place winners) about their experience at the competition, why they were so successful and what their plans are for the future. Members of the Off The Track team include Michael, Peter, George, Ben, Riley (also as part of Nebula) and Markus. Joining the team today was also Caoimhe, Callum, Ted and Zack from Brittania Red and Aarav from Nebula. Show notes: Britannia Red Instagram (@britanniared) Britannia Red Website (britanniared.com) Nebula Instagram (@nebula.aus) For the latest F1 in Schools news, go to https://www.offthetrack.net and follow us on Instagram: @offthetrackpodcast Got a suggestion for an episode? Want us to explain or discuss something? Send us a message on Instagram!
34:04
June 11, 2021
Trackside: 2020 F1 in Schools World Finals — Day 4
Today Peter and Michael discuss the knockout racing, verbal presentations and international collaborations. This episode includes interviews of Nine Degrees Racing and Bronson Sutton one of the Verbal Presentation Judges. Show notes: Nine Degrees Racing Instagram (@ninedegreesracing) Knockout Racing Article (https://www.offthetrack.net/posts/2021-06-is-knock-out-racing-the-best-predictor-we-have-for-the-overall-competition) For the latest F1 in Schools news, go to https://www.offthetrack.net and follow us on Instagram: @offthetrackpodcast Got a suggestion for an episode? Want us to explain or discuss something? Send us a message on Instagram!
23:32
June 8, 2021
Trackside: 2020 F1 in Schools World Finals — Day 3
Today Michael, George and Markus reflect on the 3rd day of competition and racing with appearances from teams Bolt, Keris Racing, Spark and SquareQ. We hear all different perspectives on car fragility, wing designs (flexible and otherwise), language barriers in the competition and the differences internationally with the competition. All these ideas and more are explored by the Trackside team and by the teams we interviewed. Show notes: Magnetic wings (https://youtu.be/WQngAFwNq0E?t=5955) Bolt Instagram (@bolt.cy) Keris Racing Instagram (@kerisracing_) Keris Racing Podcast called "The Pit Stop Podcast" (@pitstopodcast) Spark (@spark.brazil) SquareQ (@team_squareq) Finite Element Analysis (https://www.autodesk.com.au/solutions/finite-element-analysis) For the latest F1 in Schools news, go to https://www.offthetrack.net and follow us on Instagram: @offthetrackpodcast Got a suggestion for an episode? Want us to explain or discuss something? Send us a message on Instagram!
40:04
June 7, 2021
Trackside: 2020 F1 in Schools World Finals — Day 2
Today Michael, George, Laurence and Markus discuss the 'breaking' news, race times and judging from Day 2 with an interview of Quintolux. They also venture into discussions of the outreach programs some teams undertake. For the latest F1 in Schools news, go to https://www.offthetrack.net and follow us on Instagram: @offthetrackpodcast Got a suggestion for an episode? Want us to explain or discuss something? Send us a message on Instagram!
21:27
June 6, 2021
Trackside: 2020 F1 in Schools World Finals — Day 1
In this new series covering the F1 in Schools World Finals Peter, Michael, Riley and Ethan discuss what happened at the opening ceremony and what to expect for the competition ahead. Show notes Pit Display in a Backpack discussion on project management (https://anchor.fm/offthetrack/episodes/Pit-Display-in-a-backpack-epq6mt) Boris Johnson Opening Speech (https://youtu.be/DglVU_JYjto?t=460) For the latest F1 in Schools news, go to https://www.offthetrack.net and follow us on Instagram: @offthetrackpodcast Got a suggestion for an episode? Want us to explain or discuss something? Send us a message on Instagram!
19:22
June 5, 2021
Goodbye for now, but not forever!
In this mini episode Peter and Michael discuss the future of the Off The Track podcast and our plans for 2021. For the latest F1 in Schools news, go to https://www.offthetrack.net and follow us on Instagram: @offthetrackpodcast Got a suggestion for an episode? Want us to explain or discuss something? Send us a message on Instagram!
06:15
January 7, 2021
Pit Display in a backpack
The team gets fired up in this episode, as Peter is joined by Ben, Corey, George, and Michael to discuss the changes to the competition regulations for the 2020 F1 in Schools World Finals. Show notes offthetrack.net New 2020 World Finals Competition Regulations Project Management Guide Hexagons are the bestagons
38:38
December 5, 2020
How to manufacture your F1 in Schools Pit Display
In the second part of our look into Pit Displays, Corey, George, Matthew, Peter, and Ben look into what needs to be considered when manufacturing your Pit Display. Got any questions? Send them to us on Instagram: @offthetrackpodcast
01:02:58
October 20, 2020
2020 F1 in Schools UK National Finals Review
After being postponed for 5 months, the 2020 UK National Finals went ahead this week at the Denford factory in Yorkshire, while teams watched on remotely. In this episode, George, Laurence, Riley and Peter discuss the first ever F1 in Schools UK Virtual National Final. Read our report on the 2020 UK National Final.
16:17
September 29, 2020
How to design your F1 in Schools Pit Display
Corey is joined by George, Matthew, and Peter to discuss what you need to consider when designing a Pit Display. This will be followed up by an episode on how to construct a Pit Display. Got any questions? Send them to us on Instagram: @offthetrackpodcast
59:30
September 20, 2020
International Differences in F1 in Schools (with Team Sonic Boom)
In this episode hosts George, Jesse and Michael discuss the international differences between Australia, Germany and the UK with Special Guests Adi, Anas, Florian and Jakob from Team Sonic Boom. Show notes: The Sonic Boom Podcast German Cups (The Nordmetall Cup) German Technical Regulations
01:04:18
August 20, 2020
Your Name Here — Sponsorships in F1 in Schools
In this episode hosts Ben, Corey, George, Matthew, Michael, Peter and Riley discuss getting sponsorship both in terms of money and in-kind amounts. The hosts also discuss how successful they were at gaining sponsorship and from where they got their sponsors.
36:20
June 27, 2020
F1 in Schools Digital Marketing
In this episode hosts Matthew, Peter, Corey and Michael discuss Digital Marketing strategies with special guest Nicole Kascak. You can listen to this episode on Spotify, Apple Podcasts, Google Podcasts and YouTube. Make sure to follow us on Instagram @OffTheTrackPodcast and visit us at offthetrack.net Show notes: https://www.thebalancesmb.com https://buffer.com/library/ https://www.w3schools.com/  Consistency is key
48:58
June 7, 2020
Intriguing Interviews: Marketing
In this episode Riley, Peter, Ben, Matthew and Michael discuss Marketing Interviews with guests Laurence and Mitchell and special guest Joel Bright the marketing manager for Infinitude, the current world record holders. Make sure to follow us on Instagram @OffTheTrackPodcast, Twitter @OffTheTrackPod and visit us at offthetrack.net. Did you know we also now have a YouTube channel? Go to youtube.offthetrack.net and subscribe for bonus content, like Peter being pushed on a swing, don't forget to hit the bell so you never miss an episode!
36:55
May 30, 2020
Intriguing Interviews: Engineering
In this episode Jesse, Corey and Riley discuss Engineering Interviews with special guest Spencer Olds one of the 2012 world champions from Cold Fusion. Make sure to follow us on Instagram @OffTheTrackPodcast, Twitter @OffTheTrackPod and visit us at offthetrack.net
42:25
May 22, 2020
Into the Matrix – F1 in Schools Virtual Competitions
In the age of social distancing, F1 in Schools events are moving online. How will virtual finals affect the competition? Peter, Michael, Ben, Jesse, Matt, George, Riley, Eleanor and Corey discuss this and the announcement that the 2020 World Finals will no longer take place in Singapore. Socials: @offthetrackpodcast on Instagram @offthetrackpod on Twitter offthetrack.net
37:02
May 15, 2020
Wheel Talk
In this episode Michael, Jesse, George and Matthew discuss wheel systems with special guests Corey Crain from Iota and Lachlan Vos and Lachlan George from Frontier Racing. Socials: @offthetrackpodcast on Instagram @offthetrackpod on Twitter offthetrack.net
43:43
May 1, 2020
The Corona Extra Episode
In this episode Peter, Michael, Ben, Jesse are joined by special guests George Stonor, Mathew Fleming (matteqa) and Tobias Astill-King to discuss the impact the Corona virus will have on the F1 in schools Competition. Socials: @offthetrackpodcast on Instagram @offthetrackpod on Twitter offthetrack.net
27:29
March 28, 2020
Check your cars
In this episode Peter, Michael, Ben, Jesse are joined by special guests George Stonor, Mathew Fleming (matteqa) and Tobias Astill-King to discuss the new F1 in schools World Finals Regulations, the Australian 2020 National Finals and some other topics related to car engineering. Show note links: Peter being pushed on a swing F1 in schools World Finals Regulations Odyssey Socials: @offthetrackpodcast on Instagram @offthetrackpod on Twitter offthetrack.net
27:05
March 28, 2020
Evolve the track — Interview with 2019 F1 in Schools World Champions Evolve UK
This episode we have special guests George Stonor and Freddie Bull from Evolve UK, the 2019 World Champions. We discuss their experience at worlds, what makes the team tick and the secrets to their success. You can find Evolve at their website: evolvegb.world You can also find them on multiple social media platforms: Instagram: @evolve.gb Facebook: @evolve.gb Twitter: @evolve_gb Take a look at the rear pods on their car (there aren't any) You can see a picture of their packed up cardboard pit display here. For the latest F1 in Schools news, go to https://www.offthetrack.net and follow us on Instagram: @offthetrackpodcast Got a suggestion for an episode? Want us to explain or discuss something? Send us a message on Instagram!
01:36:24
March 3, 2020
Consistency is key — Branding for F1 in Schools
In this episode we discuss the branding aspect of F1 in schools with special guests James Gurney from Horizon and Matt Fleming from Envisity. Links: Wendy's Twitter Clap-backs Australian Government Brand Guide Adobe Illustrator for Vector image creation Inkscape for Vector image creation (free) Bezier Game Google Fonts A custom font plugin Futur Building a brand 9 P's for effective branding Infinitude Logo Precision Racing Logo Envisity Logo Horizon Logo Aurora Logo Ascension
42:46
February 16, 2020
Carols by Croftylight — 2019 F1 in Schools World Finals Recap
This special christmas episode of Off the Track sees Ben, Jesse, Michael and Peter discuss the happenings at the World Finals including the new rules put in place this year, their effect on the competition and the happenings we probably shouldn't have talked about. For the full show notes go to offthetrack.net/CbC/
47:21
December 24, 2019
Rendering Rhetoric
This episode explores the rendering of F1 in Schools cars with previous and current world finalists. Peter directs questions at James, Jesse, Ben and Michael to try and help gain an understanding for what goes into the renders. For the full show notes go to offthetrack.net/ep3/
38:01
November 18, 2019
On top of that — F1 in Schools Regional International Finals
In this episode Peter, Ben and Michael discuss the Continental (or regional international) finals that have been announced by F1 in Schools. Find all our social links and episodes at offthetrack.net Follow us on Instagram @offthetrackpodcast or Twitter @offthetrackpod
21:47
November 4, 2019
Our First Episode — 2019 F1 in Schools World Finals Regulation Changes
Join the hosts Peter, Michael, Jesse and Ben with an appearance from Luke as they delve into the new seasons regulations for the upcoming 2019 World Finals in Abu Dhabi.
58:35
October 22, 2019