F1 in Schools – Test Driver Challenge



Design a Formula 1 model race car, manufacture it, then race it at the F1 in Schools National Final!

  • The F1 in Schools STEM Challenge is a global competition that delivers STEM learning through skills-based projects linked to Formula 1.
  • F1 in Schools Test Driver Challenge is a new competition category that acts as a steppingstone to the larger competition.
  • You can work on your own or collaborate with up to 3 of your friends.
  • Enroll through the ADNOC STEM for Life Portal.
1 May - 27 May 2021
Free of charge
  • Ages 12 - 17
Unlimited capacity

Awards & Winners

Certificate of participation


The Top 50 entries will be announced on May 30 and have their designs raced during the National Final Top 50 Race Off Event Live Webcast  on June 18 – 20, 2021.


Trophies & YMC Experience Vouchers for ‘Test Driver’ Category 1st, 2nd and 3rd Places.

List of materials

  • Computer or laptop
  • Free 3D CAD software
  • Microsoft PowerPoint

Hints & Tips

  • Announcement through the ADNOC STEM Facebook Group.

  • Get started now

    Click here to enroll through the ADNOC STEM for Life Portal and get full access. Once registered:

    STEP 1: Get free software and complete the online Fusion 360 F1 in Schools course.

    STEP 2: Research and investigate F1 in Schools car designs.

    STEP 3: Design your own F1 in Schools Car around the Test Driver Template.

    STEP 4: Submit your work on the ADNOC STEM for Life Portal.

    STEP 5: Top 50 Race at the National Final to win awards and prizes.

  • All program information and resources will be hosted on the Yas in Schools portal.