RMIT has Ricciardo’s Red Bull F1 car on campus for Welcome Day

    If you’re a student heading to RMIT University this year, then you have the opportunity to get up close an personal with Aussie Daniel Ricciardo‘s Formula 1 car. The RB7 is the car he drove in the 2012 season, but still looks the part right here in 2017.

    RMIT is synonymous for technology, research and innovation, so having a formula 1 car on campus, is a fantastic way to suggest the hearts and minds that live inside the buildings and staff. It’s not often you get this close to a million dollar vehicle, so get down there if you can and check it out.

    Ricciardo has achieved 18 podiums, with 4 being on the top step and a massive 109 races. No doubt his tally will grow this year as the 2017 F1 season is set to kick off in style in Melbourne from the 24th to 26th of March.

    RMIT will also attend the event which is an opportunity to promote their focus on the next generation. Activities are designed to evoke a sense of interest for furthered study in the STEM subjects (science, technology, engineering and mathematics). Local experts will be on hand promoting the vibrant and dynamic advancements happening within the sector and how and where this type of knowledge can take them professionally.

    As part of the Driving Learning education program registered teachers and students will be able to attend the Industry & Innovation Precinct for free on Thursday 23 and Friday 24 March 2017. If you would like to register your school to attend the Driving Learning education program in 2017.

    More information at RMIT.


    Jason Cartwright
    Jason Cartwright
    Creator of techAU, Jason has spent the dozen+ years covering technology in Australia and around the world. Bringing a background in multimedia and passion for technology to the job, Cartwright delivers detailed product reviews, event coverage and industry news on a daily basis. Disclaimer: Tesla Shareholder from 20/01/2021

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