A Team of Thai driver’s was crowned Asia’s Top Shell FuelSave 1 Litre Challenge champions at the Sepang International race track in Malaysia during the Shell Eco-marathon held from July 6th to 8th 2011. The Asia Top Shell FuelSave 1 Litre Challenge was organized as part of a Shell FuelSave campaign to uncover some of Asia’s biggest fuel spenders – so it can turn them into fuel savers at Shell Eco-marathon.
In the Asia’s Top Shell FuelSave 1 Litre Challenge at the Sepang International race track in Malaysia, nineteen drivers from five countries in the region; Hong Kong, Singapore, Malaysia, Philippines and Thailand will receive extensive training from a team of Shell scientists and fuel economy experts.
The Thai Shell FuelSave Team comprising Khun Kittithon Vatcharasavee, Khun Dararat Thipwong, Khun Watchara Pholkaew and Khun Krittasarun Boonyatanaset competed against four other countries and won the Asia’s Top Shell FuelSave 1 Litre Challenge with an average distance of 15.952 kilometers on 1 Litre of Shell FuelSave.
Following the event, they will lead a campaign to inspire their own nation’s drivers to be more fuel efficient. To do so, they will use their fuel economy training and experiences at Shell Eco-marathon Asia to show how saving fuel has helped them cut their household bills.
“Shell is passionate about helping motorists get the most out of their fuel, so recruiting a team of real drivers from across Asia to become fuel savers and help inspire others to be more fuel efficient is a natural step for us.” said Mrs.Pissawan Achnapornkul, Country Chairperson of Shell Company of Thailand.