The Indianapolis Motor Speedway saw a different kind of race car take to the track this past weekend.
University of Waterloo students Brian Mao and Ben Zhang were part of a team that competed in the Indy Autonomous Challenge on Saturday for a top prize of $1 million US.
The challenge was to advance and push autonomous vehicle technology to the next level.
“And what better way to do that than to push the limits and drive at speeds much faster than any regular car,” Mao told CBC News from the Indianapolis Motor Speedway in an interview before Saturday’s race.
“That would force control design or path-finder algorithms to
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