The FIA Smart Driving Challenge is the world's first challenge rewarding smart skills at the wheel.
Drivers from all over the world can participate to become the smartest driver.

Regulations as a team

  • The competition consists of different teams. Each team is led by a successful FIA driver, who will inspire his or her team during the season.
  • To compete you need to choose a team-leader and team to drive for.
  • It’s not possible to change team during the season.

Scoring as a team

  • The average of the top 20 drivers in a team plus 2% of the other team members scores.
  • The final will take place in December 2021.

Scoring as an individual

  • The individual driver score is calculated on an average based on the top 10% trips.
  • Every trip over 1 km during a heat is included in the scoring.
  • Total distance driven during a heat must exceed 10 km.
  • The same geographical route will only be scored twice in one day.

Smart driving definition

  • Adapt your driving style and speed to the traffic and weather conditions.
  • Be 100% focused on your driving.
  • Plan the route and be prepared for upcoming events.
  • Raise your gaze and keep a safe distance from cars in front of you.
  • Do not stress.
  • Try to handle gas and brake smoothly.

What are the technical requirements?

  • The driver must use a by FIA and Enerfy approved connected road car solution, meaning an OBD reader connected via Bluetooth or an infotainment system bonded in the FIA SDC app. If using an OBD reader, your car must have been manufactured after 2001 (EU) or 1996 (USA).
  • FIA SDC works independently of road conditions, vehicle type, Fossil fuel-, Hybrid- or Electrical powered cars.


  • The World Challenge consists of 3 challenge heats, 3 qualifying periods in between the heats and 1 physical final.
  • A good leaderboard ranking during Qualifying weeks gives the driver a good start once the Heat begins.
  • The driver needs to compete in a minimum of 4 out of 6 weeks of a heat in order to qualify for the final.
  • The top 3 drivers of each heat will be directly qualified to the big final in December.