Shell is A leader in innovation, Shell has over 200 lubricant research specialists working in six Shell laboratories around the world, where they perform tests on a variety of engine types and in a range of environments.
Our scientists continuously to search for inventive new ways to actively clean and protect engines.
Shell works with car manufacturers to ensure that Shell Helix motor oils meet the latest engine specifications.
Shell Helix is approved and recommended by many leading car manufacturers.
Shell’s Technical Partnership with Ferrari
“Shell has a dedicated track lab at every Formula One race to ensure we have the right motor oil for the climate, temperature and conditions. It is research and design in its purest form.”
- Mario Almondo, Ferrari Technical Director
Transferring technology from Formula One Ferraris to the road
The extreme stresses inside the Ferrari Formula One engine give us the perfect testing environment to develop advanced oils for road cars.
The peak pressure on the lubricant surrounding the big-end bearing in a Formula One engine is equal to that from more than 13 Formula One cars balanced end-to-end on a coin!