Many auto and robotics enthusiasts already know that Roborace will be a motorsport championship with autonomously driving, electrically powered vehicles, held on the same tracks as the Formula E championship season. This will be the first global championship for driverless cars, and “DevBot #1” managed to complete 12 laps around a track without crashing. Continue reading for another video and more information.
“Formula E CEO Alejandro Agag said: ‘Roborace is an open challenge to the most innovative scientific and technology-focused companies in the world. It is very exciting to create a platform for them to showcase what they are capable of and I believe there is great potential for us to unearth the next big idea through the unique crowd-sourced contest.”