On Sunday, while miles were being clocked up for Legging it for Lira fundraising, the St Swithun’s electric car racing team were clocking up their own miles whilst competing for a place in the Greenpower national finals. The team of six girls consisted of Georgina Penfold U5, Lydia Robinson U5, Zoe Tan M5, Maggie Chen U5, Phailin Chanphian U5 and Amy Dennison U4.
During the endurance race the team covered a total of 92.5 miles in their car Cobolt which qualified them for the final at Goodwood Motor Circuit on 13th October 2013. Lydia Robinson produced the fasted lap of 4 minutes 18 seconds.
Phailin Chanphian , Georgina Penfold, Amy Dennison, Lydia Robinson, Maggie Chen and Zoe Tan
The girls were a credit to the school and were presented with a trophy for the ‘Best Presented Team’ for their manners and behaviour at the event.