Nine students from De La Salle University-Dasmarinas will be among the competitors in the 2017 Shell Eco Marathon Asia which will be held in Singapore from March 16-19, 2017. The team will represent the school under the name DLSU-D Stallions.
The DLSU-D Stallions, led by faculty members Wilfredo Vidal and Emmanuel Longares, is made up of students from the College of Engineering, Architecture and Technology (CEAT). The student delegation includes Byron Gerard Sartin, Christian Santos, John Phillip Masagca, Abel Karlo Mararac, Democratis Ison, John Marrol dela Vega, Jericho de Guzman, Arkie Malou Bagnunu and Grace Anne Psalmist Aligada.
The Shell Eco-marathon is a unique competition that challenges students around the world to design, build and drive the most energy-efficient car. With three annual events in Asia, Americas and Europe, student teams take to the track to see who goes further on the least amount of fuel. The competition, which will debut in the Singapore track this weekend will host over 100 student teams from more than 15 countries all trying to break energy efficiency records.