Main content | back to top
For Americas participants
Shell Eco-marathon Americas will take place in Detroit, Michigan, from April 9-12, 2015. If you are from a participant team or wish join the competition find out all you need to know to get started.
Get ready for Shell Eco-marathon Americas 2015
The registration process for Shell Eco-marathon Americas 2015 will consist of four phases. You will find the timing and details for each phase outlined below.
See important information about Shell Eco-marathon Americas 2015 and learn more about the rules, registration process and other relevant topics you need to know before the competition.
We're moving to Detroit!
“When Shell first announced that the Eco-marathon Americas was going to Detroit, I was apprehensive and not sure what to expect. But upon arrival at the airport, I was impressed that it was clean and somewhat artsy. It was impressive how much revitalization is taking place in downtown Detroit! I am confident that Shell will provide a safe venue for their event. The new course will definitely be a new challenge for all the teams! So I hope that all the teams design and build good, strong, durable cars to power up the hills and fly down the other side! ZOOM! ZOOM!”
Bob Neisen, Mater Dei High School
"I was skeptical about Shell Eco-marathon Americas hosting an event in what has recently been described as a problematic city. But our visit, and the hospitality that was given to the advisory committee, made a believer out of me. I think Bruce Schultz said it all when taking us on the tour: 'Detroit is back! And seeing is believing'. After staying a few days and experiencing the city, these are not just words. From the riverfront to Greektown, one can feel the energy and the electricity that put you in the flow of excitement."
Ricky Lewis, James B. Dudley High School