An enormous crowd-pleaser at this yr’s RCX was the Horizon Hydrogen Grand Prix, offered by Toyota Mirai. Filling up half of a whole corridor at Fairplex, the thrilling competitors featured hydrogen-powered RC automobiles that have been campaigned by highschool pupil groups.
The Horizon Hydrogen Grand Prix (H2GP) is a complete science and engineering program that offers highschool college students from everywhere in the world the chance to use their abilities as they study environmental sustainability, renewable vitality and various fuels by number of science experiments and curricular supplies.
This yr’s RCX hosted the California state remaining. The six-month-long 2021-2022 H2GP California season concluded when 20 groups took to the monitor on March 26 for his or her probability to complete within the high three spots within the race’s endurance portion. These lucky three groups now transfer onto the H2GP World Finals, the place they’ll work together and compete with different groups from across the globe. RCX onlookers packed the stands overlooking the large carpeted RC monitor as college students raced fuel-cell-powered RC automobiles that that they had designed, engineered and constructed themselves.
In the end, two Oakwood groups and one workforce from STEAM Legacy Excessive College proved that that they had most efficiently blended information, purpose and driving abilities and secured for themselves locations on the H2GP World Finals within the Netherlands. Two younger ladies who shaped the PathFinders workforce additionally earned an award for greatest pit cease.
For all of these college students who’re excited about H2GP glory, keep tuned! The 2022-2023 H2GP California season will get underway in autumn of this yr. Extra data will be discovered at horizoneducational.com.
Textual content by RCCA Workers
Photographs by Horizon Hydrogen Training and RCCA Workers
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