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.

On it’s fifth successful edition in South Africa, the Challenger event took place in Johannesburg from Oct 25 – 28, 2018

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.

Competition rules

Shell Eco-marathon South Africa runs under two sets of rules: Shell Eco-marathon 2018 Global Rules, Chapter I, and Shell Eco-marathon South Africa 2018, Chapter II

Download: Shell Eco-marathon 2018 Global Rules, Chapter I

Download: Shell Eco-marathon 2018 South Africa Rules, Chapter II

Location and track

The competition took place at the Zwartkops Raceway.

Competition Results

Click below for past results from Shell Eco-marathon South Arica.

Download: Shell Eco-marathon South Africa 2018 competition results

Download: Shell Eco-marathon South Africa 2017 competition results 

Register your team!

Team registration for Shell Eco-marathon South Africa is closed.

Contact us

If you have any questions or would like to find out more, please contact us at shell-eco.marathon@shell.com.

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