Participants & Safety Handbooks

Get ready to Shell Eco-marathon Europe 2016 by reading the logistics and safety information ahead of the competition in London.

Download: Shell Eco-marathon Europe 2016 Participants Handbook

Download: Shell Eco-marathon Europe 2016 Safety & Security Handbook


Rules, rules, rules

Shell Eco-marathon Europe runs under two sets of rules. Chapter I refers to the competition global technical rules. Chapter II includes logistics and detailed information about the event.

Closer to the event, the teams will also receive a Participants Handbook and a visitor guide with more information about London.

Download: Shell Eco-marathon 2017 Global Rules, Chapter 1

Download: Shell Eco-marathon Europe 2016 Rules, Chapter 2


The track in London

The track in London will be located around the iconic Queen Elizabeth Olympic Park, in East London. The new urban track in one of the largest and most important cities in the world will present even more challenges to the student teams.

Make sure your vehicle is designed for this type of track, adapting the steering system, brake efficiency and stability. It’s also important that the driver is well-prepared and trained to drive your vehicle.

Teams must complete 8 laps in less than 43 minutes in order to qualify.

Download: Shell Eco-marathon Europe 2016 Track map

Download: Shell Eco-marathon Europe 2016 Track Information


Logistics information

As Shell Eco-marathon Europe takes place in London for the first time, there is specific details regarding logistics, registration, accommodation, etc. Download the Participants Hadbook below to find out more.

Download: Shell Eco-marathon Europe 2016 Participants Handbook


Technical Q&A session

Got any technical questions? Catch-up with our latest Live Q&A session with Google+ Hangout. Gilles Vanier, Shell Eco-marathon Europe Technical Director, answered several questions related to the rules and track in London.

Watch the Europe 2016 Live Q&A session on YouTube


What if you have more questions?

If you still have any questions, please contact us at or leave a comment on the Shell Eco-marathon Europe Facebook group.

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