GIK Team Hammerhead secures 1st Position in the Shell Eco-Marathon Pakistan 2021 in the battery-electric prototype category

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Established in 2009, Team Hammerhead from the Ghulam Ishaq Khan Institute has been a representative from Pakistan in the Shell-Eco Marathon Asia for the past 12 consecutive years.

Shell Eco-Marathon Asia is a platform for students to solve trade-offs between nature preservation and the technological advancements altering human needs every day. Students around the world compete against each other to build the most fuel-efficient car and help the world become a better place to live in.

This year, Shell provided the opportunity to prepare students for the international event by organizing a national-level Shell Eco-Marathon in Pakistan dated 14 October 2021. The teams from all over Pakistan competed in the battery-electric and urban gasoline category. Team Hammerhead became the winner in the battery-electric prototype category, outperforming the team from NUST institute.


Evaluation Panel included:

Suneel Sarfaraz Munj: Co-Founder

Nadia Haseeb: Country Head of Marketing – Lubricants Shell Pakistan Ltd.

Aamir Attaa: Founder & CEO ProPakistani.PK


• 1st position in Battery Electric Prototype Category all over Pakistan winning PKR 400,000.

• Two V-Fuel vouchers worth Rs. 2500 each for best performance during on-event social media engagement challenge

• Recognized for the overall Outstanding Communication and Marketing campaign, beating all the teams irrespective of their category.

• Completed the maximum required number of laps of the circuit (10 Laps, 5 km)

• Competed in the innovation challenge by implementing real-time data monitoring sensors for the internal temperature of the vehicle and the heart rate of the driver.

• Presented the first-ever carbon fiber monocoque design fabricated by Team Hammerhead in Pakistan.

• Received gift hampers worth 25,000 PKR each to the team’s ten participating members.

The team is ecstatic and hopes to build on the ever-improving string of results. The team is looking forward to raising the country’s flag even higher and hopes to bring further good news to the advancement of electric vehicles in the automobile industry of Pakistan. The team would like to thank its sponsors, as well as GIKI for their everlasting support. Hammerhead GIKI aims to be the face of the electric vehicle industry in Pakistan and use its national presence and international experience to help revolutionize this initiative in the country.

Shell Eco-Marathon Pakistan 2021 (14 October 2021)

“Battery Electric Prototype”, Category:

1st Position: Team Hammerhead GIKI

Runner up: Team Envision PNEC NUST, Shell Eco-marathon

“Gasoline Urban”, Category:

1st Position: NUST Automotive Group

Runner up: Team Urban GIKI

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