The Gathering of Goblins
It sounds like a mysterious meeting of mischievous creatures, but the annual Gathering of Goblins is actually an event organised by the Greenpower Education Trust, to encourage young people to get involved in engineering.
Participating schools are given a Goblin Kit Car to design build and customise their very own electric-powered racing car. This year we sponsored the team from Northchapel Primary School in West Sussex and provided them with their very own 1ST CENTRAL boiler suits.
The final was held at Goodwood motor circuit with 84 cars lining up on the grid and more than 1,000 young people taking part in different races, including the slalom, drag and sprint events. And there were prizes for the best bodywork, the greenest bodywork and best presented team.
Despite the awful weather, Northchapel’s car ran really well, and although they didn’t win any of the events, the team had a fantastic day. Congratulations to all involved.