Students of JJ School of Arts Build a Life-Size F1 Car Model Entirely Out of Red Bull Cans

Mumbai, India (PressExposure) October 06, 2009 -- 1906 Red Bull Cans 8 Students 4 Days State of art formula 1 car model Celebrating the first ever Formula 1 Show Run in Mumbai - Red Bull Speed Link

Mumbai, 4th October, 2009: As F1 fever grips the city with the upcoming event Red Bull Speed Link, scheduled for 11th October 2009, students from the prestigious JJ school of Arts have decided to show their enthusiasm by constructing a life size Formula 1 car made entirely out of recycled Red Bull Cans. This magnificent work of art stands at 4 meters long, 120 cm wide, 86cm high and is made out of an astounding 1906 Red Bull cans. This marvelous can sculpture was tediously crafted and assembled by a creative team of eight first year students - Chandrashekhar Pradeep Rane, Atul Bangal, Vishwesh P Bandarkar, Vaibhav Bansal , Li-Anne Dias, Aparna Burpalle, Madhavi Jawale, Dhanashri Chaudhari. And, all this in just 4 days, true to the speed and precision that Formula 1 stands for. Student’s thoughts on this project - Chandrashekhar P Rane said, “From the beginning, I was excited to see the final result because we had visualized it much before, the artwork made up of more than 1000 cans. I think this is just 0.1 % of young Indian talent, what people are seeing because of Red Bull. I hope the car of cans encourages young India to contribute towards the field of art “

Vishwesh Banadrkar said, "I hope to become an automobile designer in the future. Working on the car of cans I realized designing and constructing are two completely challenges. This project has given our team a wonderful experience!”

Madhavi Jawale said, "The Car of Cans was not an easy task but thanks to a great team we could make this happen. I would also like to thank Red Bull for giving us this great opportunity" Vaibhav Bansal said, "The aim behind making this car was to capture our passion for art and F1" The Red Bull Car of Cans will be touring the city, allowing Mumbaikars to view and appreciate the creativity of the students of the JJ School of Arts. It will be displayed at these venues on the following dates: 2nd – 4th October, 2009 - Inorbit Mall, Vashi 5th – 7th October, 2009 - Inorbit Mall, Malad 8th – 10th October, 2009 – Mocha Mojo, Bandra Catch the Red Bull Car of Cans as Mumbai prepares for the real Red Bull Racing car to arrive! For the real Formula 1 action with the Red Bull Racing car, visit Bandra Reclamation on 11th October 2009 at 2 pm. Ace Formula 1 driver David Coulthard will race down the Bandra – Worli Sealink and enthrall you with the Red Bull Racing Car at the Red Bull Speed Link, an event saluting the spirit of all Mumbaikars.

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2009 is Red Bull Racing's fifth year in F1, although its parent company's links with the sport began a couple of decades earlier. An obvious Austrian connection between Red Bull and Gerhard Berger meant the driver was signed up as Red Bull's first athlete. Then, as the drinks company went on to establish a reputation for backing extreme sports, it continued to strengthen its F1 involvement. Its colours graced many a grand prix driver's drinks bottle and its logo featured on the Sauber team cars. In 2004, Red Bull went one stage further and bought what had been Jaguar Racing and lined up at the start of the 2005 season with David Coulthard and Christian Klien sitting in the cockpits of the RB1.

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Press Release Submitted On: October 05, 2009 at 7:29 am
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