Driverless Cars Compete at Indianapolis Motor Speedway

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2021 Indy Autonomous Challenge
A team from a technical university in Munich, Germany, recently won a $1 million prize by programming a driverless race car to victory in the first autonomous race car competition held at the Indianapolis Motor Speedway. At the Indy Autonomous Challenge Powered by Cisco, nine teams of students from 21 universities around the world entered to compete for the grand prize. On October 23, the TUM Autonomous Motorsport team from Technische Universitat Munchen recorded a two-lap average speed of 135.944 mph around the Indianapolis Motor Speedway to take the win.

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