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The final day

Toronto surprised for mileage crown

Competition Day 1

High winds send practice runs indoors

Shell Eco-marathon Americas 2016 will take place in Detroit, Michigan, April 22-24, 2016, at Cobo Center. Watch this space for more information on how you can be a part of this ultra-energy-efficient mileage challenge open to high school and university student teams.

Detroit 2015

2015 Detroit competition shines

15 Apr 2015

Shell Eco-marathon Americas 2015 -- the first in Detroit -- closed with a dramatic come from behind win for the top mileage crown.

University of Toronto dethrones perennial champ Laval at Shell Eco-marathon in Detroit

13 Apr 2015

Team recovers from on-track crash for 3,421 miles per gallon win on day’s final run in Detroit

Canadian upset rocks Detroit

12 Apr 2015

The University of Toronto edged out its Canadian rival, Laval, on its final run to take the Shell Eco-marathon Americas top mileage grand prize in the petrol (gasoline) Prototype category. Indiana’s Mater Dei High School repeats as petrol Urban Concept champs.

Innovation and inspiration hit the streets in Detroit

12 Apr 2015

Student teams lined up before dawn in front of Cobo Center on the Motor City riverfront, waiting to test their creations on the same streets Henry Ford drove in his first car more than a century ago. Shell Eco-marathon Americas’ city street track opened for the weekend’s first official fuel and energy efficiency runs. Back inside, more than half the teams were still trying to pass inspections.

Blown away at Shell Eco-marathon Americas

11 Apr 2015

Weather sent the first practice runs indoors while others struggle to ready their cars as Shell Eco-marathon Americas in Detroit was declared officially underway.