Driving the future of mobility
Since 1985, Shell Eco-marathon has challenged student teams around the world to design, build and drive the most energy-efficient cars.
The first edition of Shell Eco-marathon Africa took place in 2014 and this year in 2018, the fifth edition of Shell Eco-marathon Africa will be held from October 25 – 28 at the Zwartkops Raceway, Johannesburg
About the competition
Shell Eco-marathon Africa is a great opportunity
- For new-comers to present and test their project and above all experience the unique Shell Eco-marathon spirit with fellow competitors on a professional circuit.
- For inexperienced teams to practice and improve their vehicle in order to get selected for Shell Eco-marathon Europe.
- For experienced teams to fine tune their vehicles and strive to improve their personal bests.
Shell Eco-marathon South Africa will run under two sets of rules: Shell Eco-marathon 2018 Global Rules, Chapter I, and Shell Eco-marathon South Africa 2018, Chapter II
Shell Eco-marathon South Africa 2018, Chapter II will be available in August 2018
Location and track
The competition will take place at the Zwartkops Raceway.
Click on the link below to see the detail of technical inspection and on-track results from Shell Eco-marathon South Africa 2017.
Register your team!
Team registration for Shell Eco-marathon South Africa is open from June 11 to July 24, 2018. Teams may register only for the Prototype vehicle category, and with Gasoline, Ethanol, and Battery Electric as possible energy sources.
If you have any questions or would like to find out more, please contact us at firstname.lastname@example.org.