Once upon a time…
A long time ago, somewhere around 2014, in an unknown classroom at Windesheim University of Applied Sciences, The idea to participate in the Shell Eco-marathon 2015 was born. Under the supervision of Freek Noordhuis, a mechanical engineering lecturer, the first Blue Racing Team was formed. Starting from january 2015, the team worked five days a week to qualify for the Urban Concept Hydrogen class in the Shell Eco-marathon.
Competing for sustainability
Shell Eco-marathon is one of the world’s most challenging student competitions in the field of innovation, technology and sustainability held annually in Europe, North and South America and Asia. Unlike in other races, participants of the Shell Eco-marathon don’t aim to build the fastest car. Instead, the challenge is to design the most energy-efficient car possible.
In the past few years, we have experimented with many different ideas and techniques. From hydrogen to battery powerer and from carbon fiber to plain cardboard as constuction material. This year, we will use the experience gained during the past years to compete in the Urban Concept BatteryElectric class.