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A virtual Off-Track Award. Real-life stories.

A new Off-track Award for 2020, launched to celebrate the real-life stories of Shell Eco-marathon teams and showcase the passion, determination and spirit of teams who demonstrated how they overcame the challenges of this unique year.

On Wednesday, September 30, 2020, the Spirit of Shell Eco-marathon Award winners for Americas, Europe and Asia were announced LIVE on Shell Eco-marathon Instagram.

Norman Koch, Global General Manager Shell Eco-marathon, returned as our host of the virtual awards ceremony, joined by a panel of judges and special guests including Nissan E.dams Formula E driver, Oliver Rowland, and for the first time in their own words, all shortlisted teams.

Watch the Spirit of Shell Eco-marathon Award ceremony

Congratulations to the winners of the Spirit of Shell Eco-marathon Awards

With over 50 submissions from 23 different countries across the three regions, judging wasn’t easy. After building a shortlist of the top three teams per region, our panel went through a rigorous scoring process to determine the winners.

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The Spirit of Shell Eco-marathon Stories

Beyond the track and technical elements of the competition, there are the people; our student teams who are the heart and soul of Shell Eco-marathon. These awards not only celebrate their passion, determination and spirit, but for the first time capture their stories in their own words. To watch the film of the shortlisted teams and find out more on their incredible real life stories, click here.

The Spirit Of Shell Eco-Marathon Stories
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Track Competitions

Shell Eco-marathon is a global academic programme focused on energy optimisation. Here are the different competitions student teams can take part in depending on their experience and proven skills.

Find out about the competitions
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Off-track Awards

There is a story behind every Shell Eco-marathon car. The Off-Track Awards showcase the wide range of skills and talents that have gone into each Shell Eco-marathon project, recognising excellence and outstanding achievements teams have made off the track.

Off-track Awards
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Virtual Learning Sessions

This year we launched a series of Shell Eco-marathon Virtual Learning Sessions streamed live via YouTube. The sessions are a collaboration with our technology partners and enable students to participate, continue to learn and interact from the safety and comfort of their own homes.

Virtual Learning Sessions