Shell Eco-marathon is back on track!
After a two-and-a-half-year hiatus due to COVID, Shell Eco-marathon returned to the United States on April 10 - 13. This year the event was held in a new location at the Indianapolis Motor Speedway. Home of the Indy 500, the track has an extensive history of innovation and leadership, and proved to be a trophy worthy venue for this year’s event.
Live from the track
Shell Eco-marathon is a platform for thousands of STEM students from around the world striving to develop future energy solutions to learn, adapt and create together.
This year at Shell Eco-marathon, teams from 45 universities and high schools from across the United States, Canada and Mexico joined together at the world-famous Indianapolis 500 track to compete with their ultra-energy efficient vehicles, which they designed and built themselves. Not only do we invest in future energy solutions by acquiring companies, we also invest in future energy leaders who are the engineers, scientists and business minds of the future.
“The passion, creativity and tenacity of these remarkable students gives me great confidence that our next generation of leaders are undoubtedly committed to realizing the clean energy future that we already are embarking on today."Dani Silva, VP Enterprise Accounts, Sectors and Decarbonization
Shell Eco-marathon Americas at Indianapolis Motor Speedway
Since it's inception, the Indianapolis Motor Speedway
has been an undeniable proving ground
for the automotive industry.
Motorsport in general has always been at the forefront
of innovation, safety, technology
and today is becoming a leader
in energy transition and decarbonization.
Today we're excited to host hundreds
of the brightest minds from across North America
competing at the Shell Eco-marathon Americas.
These creative, innovative students
with their aspirations of a carbon free future
will expedite energy transition
and decarbonization efforts
a shared ambition with Shell
and Indianapolis Motor Speedway.
The remarkable efforts of these students
not only continues the legacy of the past
it's establishing the leaders
of a more sustainable future.
Powering a Partnership with Penske
Shell and Penske Corporation have a long history of working together over the past 10+ years. Shell and Penske have already achieved important results. Through combining Shell’s energy solutions with Penske’s logistics and technology expertise, the partnership aims to help customers achieve their sustainability goals faster and at a lower cost to drive decarbonization and sustainability across sectors. Hosting the Shell Eco-marathon event at the Penske-owned Indianapolis Motor Speedway is another unique example of how this strategic partnership is Powering Progress and breaking ground for a sustainable future.
Racing to the finish line
To stay up to date with all the highlights from the competition and inspiring stories of perseverance, collaboration and innovation from the participating teams, follow Shell Eco-marathon on Instagram @Shell_ecomarathon.
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