This page is devoted to the Chipping Sodbury's School Rotary Racer Greenpower electric car.
This efficient electric racing car has been designed, built and raced by pupils at Chipping Sodbury School in the Greenpower schools challenge. It has previously been "International Champions" of the 2015 season at the final in Rockingham as well as national champions in 2009, 2011, 2012 and 2013. The team are currently 5th internationally.Greenpower cars race in 1.5 hour sprint-style races on full size racing circuits and generally average a speed of around 30mph. They achieve equivalent MPG values of greater than 3000 MPG. The aim of Greenpower is to promote enginerring & technology as exciting careers to those aged 9-25. The concept is for teams to design, build, develop and race highly efficient "green" electric racing cars.
The F24 team consists of Tristan (Tristan Shout), Joe (Josephina the Ballerina), Tom (Turbo Tom), Ben (nickname tbc), Daniel (nickname tbc) and William (nickname tbc). The F24+ team consists of Tom (Op-Thomas Prime), Louise (Persil, Small and Mighty) and Ben (nickname tbc). The parents who give up their time to help build the car are Terry, Kevan, Steve and Rob.
If you ever want to see us race, follow us on social media to be notified of when we race, or contact the team via email (available at the bottom of this page).
Our fab sponsors!
These are the amazing sponors who support Rotary Racer's car and team! If you're interested in becoming one, get in touch!
We are currently updating this website. Please bear with us. In the meantime please visit our social media pages (links at the top of this page).
We have made the electronic speed controller used in Rotary Racer into a pupil buildable and programmable kit and are selling this to any Greenpower teams that are interested. As well as performing as an electronic motor speed controller, the kit can be developed by the teams into a full electronics control system for Greenpower cars with displays, data logging, GPS and telemetry etc.
More info is at: http://www.greenpower.beamweb.co.uk/groups/electronics/GpSpeed.
For more videos go to our social media pages shown at the top of this page.
Performance and Data Logs
If you have any questions about the car, our team or anything in general, feel free to get in contact via email, at firstname.lastname@example.org! If you want a particular parent or student, please specify within the email subject line. Otherwise, it'll be whoever reads it first!