Brum Eco Racing

brum ecoAs the world transitions to an environmentally-conscious future of efficient and innovative design, Brum Eco Racing will help you develop critical skills to help drive this cause. As the University of Birmingham’s entry to the Shell Eco Marathon Competition, the Brum Eco Racing team’s goal is to develop a car that can travel the furthest distance while consuming the least amount of fuel. The ultimate goal is a car that can achieve a fuel efficiency of 1,000 mpg, so why not come along for the ride?

We’re looking for new members of any year group and any discipline, the only requirement is enthusiasm and commitment!

We're looking for enthusiastic new members from any year group and any discipline. To find out more and to join the team visit our Facebook page, follow brumecoracing on Instagram and Twitter, join us on LinkedIn or email

EPS Societies' Awards won:

  • Inspirational Committee Member 2019, Annabel Brown

Brum Eco Racing 2019

Latest news from Brum Eco Racing

Back in Business at Brum Eco Racing!

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After a year off due to COVID, Brum Eco Racing is back and working on our car once again. Team Principal Liam takes up on a whistle stop tour of semester 1 of 2021!

Brum 5B - some electrifying developments

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Brum Eco Racing will be continuing work on Brum 5 which is soon to become Brum 5B, but it's not just a name-change the car will see... Liam and the team share their 'electrifying' plans for next year!

Brum 5 Begins

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For Brum Eco Racing's fifth year it's time to start work on their fifth car, Brum 5. COVID-19 restrictions have made things difficult, but that hasn't stopped them completely! Here's what they've been up to this semester

Meet our student groups at the Virtual EPS Societies Fair

Our student groups are so unique that we have our own Fair so you can meet them! In the week of 12-16 October we introduced you to our incredible student groups with the first Virtual Fair. Watch the recordings here.

Secret project...sshh!

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After a busy start to the year COVID-19 slammed the brakes on many projects, as well as the Shell Eco Marathon Competition. However this hasn't completely stopped the team from moving forward so here's the latest updates

Busy at Brum Eco? Just a bit!

It's been possibly Brum Eco's busiest term ever and they're getting well and truly stuck in with recruiting new members, celebrating engineering and building their 2020 car. Here's a peak at what they've been up to.

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