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Shell Eco-marathon Americas will take place in Detroit, MI, April 20-24, 2016. Stay tuned for additional updates!
Download the Shell Eco-marathon Americas Overview if you are interested in learning more about the competition and how to get involved in the future.
Shell Eco-marathon Americas runs under two sets of rules: Global Rules, Chapter I and the Americas Rules, Chapter II. The local set of rules includes details about schedule of events; paddock; lodging; travel stipends and shipping.
Remember to read the rules carefully before applying to the competition.
The updated Shell Eco-marathon 2015 Official Rules – Chapter I will be available on July 1, 2015. In the meantime, you can reference the 2015 documents below.
We will post discounted airline information as soon as it becomes available.
We will post the 2016 shipping information as soon as it becomes available. Freeman will once again be the recommended shipping provider for teams participating in Shell Eco-marathon Americas.
The track in Detroit
The track in Detroit will be located on the street near the Cobo Convention Center (length: 0.9 miles).
About the fuel tanks
Teams are required to purchase and use the Shell Eco-marathon fuel tanks for all events. Prior years’ fuel tanks are perfectly acceptable. Below are the available options:
- 350ml = $175 USD
Additional fuel tank caps are also available for $10.
To order fuel tanks, please contact your Relationship Manager or send an email to firstname.lastname@example.org. VISA, MasterCard, AMEX and Discover Card are accepted. You will need to provide the following information: Desired quantity, credit card number, expiration date, security Code, shipping address and billing zip code.
About the tires
Teams are not required to use Michelin tires and are free to use tires of their choosing. Please ensure that the tires properly fit the wheel. Below are the available options:
Michelin 44-406 Prototype tires (view photo) = $79 USD
- The specs for these tires are 44-406 (20" x 1.75"); inflate up to 50PSI
- Download the technical specifications of the Michelin conventional tires
- Rolling resistance: 2 kg/t (Kilogramme/tonne)
Michelin UrbanConcept tires (view photo) = $235 USD
- Download the technical specifications for the Michelin UrbanConcept tires
- Rolling resistance: 95/80 R 16: 1.5 kg/t
Michelin Radial 45-75 R16 tires (view photo) = $235 USD
Due to limited supply, we are only able to provide a reasonable number of tires to registered Shell Eco-marathon Americas participants.
To order tires, please contact your Relationship Manager or send an email to email@example.com. VISA, MasterCard, AMEX and Discover Card are accepted. You will need to provide the following information: Desired quantity, credit card number, expiration date, security Code, shipping address and billing zip code.