Posts by Eco-marathon

Search for the Red River Racer

October 11, 2017 • Written by

Are you a Red River College student interested in getting into the driver’s seat of an electric car?

We’re seeking a driver and backup driver to compete in the Shell Eco-Marathon, taking place in California, April 19-22, 2018.

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College President and Regional Media Meet SpaRRCky

October 10, 2017 • Written by

The shop-floor was filled with energy last week as a team of Red River College students unveiled their Shell Eco-Marathon racecar to the college President and regional media.

“This is one of the best examples of applied learning,” said Red River College President, Paul Vogt. “When you combine industry-led training, with highly motivated students, and faculty expertise, you can achieve great things.”

View photos of the event and the team at work HERE. Read More →

Name the Red River Race Car!

September 11, 2017 • Written by

A team of Red River College students are designing, building and racing their own battery-powered car in the Shell Eco-Marathon taking place in California in April, 2018. And they need your help!

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College Students Gearing Up for Shell Eco-Marathon

June 30, 2017 • Written by

Bin Yang with a 3D-printed model of the electric car their student-team are building.

Keeping their eyes on the prize, an ambitious team of Red River College students are building an electric car from scratch to compete in the Shell Eco-Marathon competition in the Electric Prototype Division at the 2018 Americas competition taking place on April, 2018, in Detroit, USA.

“We’re all invested in this,” said Mechanical Engineering student Riley McLeod. “It’s something that we’ve made. It’s our creation.” Read More →