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Mini Shell Eco-marathon: a safe way back to the track.

Track-based competitions are the cornerstone of Shell Eco-marathon. There is nothing quite like designing and building your own ultra-energy-efficient car and then putting it to the test on an actual racetrack against other student teams from all over the world!

We want students to experience this feeling again, all while still ensuring the health and safety of our participants by taking into careful consideration the impacts of COVID-19.

The new Mini Shell Eco-marathon competition is designed to address these concerns. These will be smaller, more accessible events to take place where and when safely possible across the regions, in line with the required global and local health and safety guidelines.

To participate, teams must register to the Virtual Technical Inspection by October 14, 2020. Specific registration for on-track competitions will open closer to the event dates next year, should they take place. However, you must ensure you are already registered for Virtual Technical Inspection to be considered for on-track events.

Besides the potential on-track competitions, Shell Eco-marathon 2021 also includes a Virtual Programme, featuring an exciting new Virtual League with five different challenges to put your STEM skills into practice. Make sure to check out all the ways your team can get involved in the new season!

Watch this space for more information about the On-track Programme in due course.

On-track Programme FAQs

Shell Eco-marathon Virtual Programme

Shell Eco-marathon Virtual Programme

The 2021 Virtual Programme includes the global Virtual League, where teams can earn points across a range of different challenges. Here’s how teams can compete in the league.

Learn more about the Virtual Programme
Team registration

Team registration

Whether you’re a new manager or a seasoned veteran, click here to discover your sign-up options to become a part of the Shell Eco-marathon programme.

Register your team
Shell Eco-marathon rules

Shell Eco-marathon rules

Building an energy-efficient vehicle is only half the journey. Teams must also complete several design phases, pass a technical inspection, as well as adhering to track rules. Find them all here.

Read the Shell Eco-marathon rules
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