Torfaen pupils set for Celtic Manor racing car challenge

South Wales Argus: Children from Pontnewynydd Primary School launching their new model F1 car that they designed and built themselves, called the Lightning Bolt. Pictured are Abigayle Carter, Amelia Howard, Yasmin Taylor, Millie Price, Courtney Taylor and PJ Hughes. (499577 Children from Pontnewynydd Primary School launching their new model F1 car that they designed and built themselves, called the Lightning Bolt. Pictured are Abigayle Carter, Amelia Howard, Yasmin Taylor, Millie Price, Courtney Taylor and PJ Hughes. (499577

TORFAEN pupils are competing in the Jaguar Primary School 2D challenge after launching their new car.

Pontnewynydd School year six pupils launched their new car, Lightning Bolt, last Monday, with a presentation of their work and their model racing car. Students were challenged to design a car before manufacturing the vehicle out of card, complete with wheels, body and even a mini driver. The team are taking part in the South Wales finals today at Celtic Manor.

Local company, Spraycraft, sprayed the car for free and a number of companies have sponsored the group, including Pontypool Community Council, Bron Afon and Cards and Cakes.

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