Shell Eco-marathon team celebrate

2020 Shell Eco-marathon Virtual Programme update:

The global impacts of COVID-19 have meant that all physical events in 2020 have been cancelled. However, while we can’t gather around a track, we’re delighted to share the latest on the alternative Shell Eco-marathon virtual programme.

The annual awards give students the opportunity to compete across several categories, including safety, communications, technical innovation, and vehicle design (for Urban Concept and Prototype).

This year, we were unable to have physical award ceremonies, but we still wanted to honour the students. So, with the support of our partners, special guests and an expert panel of judges, we annouced the 2020 Off-track Awards winners for the first time in virtual ceremonies, live on Instagram and Twitter.

In 2020, despite challenging circumstances, we still received a large number of entries. Visit the Off-track Awards pages per region here to find out who the winners were.

Student working on car

Americas Off-track Awards 2020

The first of our virtual ceremonies took place on May 6, 2020. The show was hosted by Norman Koch, Global General Manager Shell Eco-marathon and joined by selection of judges, our partners and very special guest, Shell-Pennzoil NASCAR driver Joey Logano.

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Team hugging after winning award

Asia Off-track Awards 2020

Winners were announced on June 3, 2020, once again by host Norman Koch, with a special guest appearance from F1 Scuderia Ferrari driver, Charles Leclerc.

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Team standing around car

Europe Off-track Awards 2020

Host Norman Koch, convened the final region’s virtual ceremony on June 30, 2020 and this time our partners and panel of judges were joined by special guest, Nissan E.Dams Formula E driver, Oliver Rowland.

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Shell Eco-marathon partner talks to students

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
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