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    Will they be allowing spectators? I've been to the IMS site and it tells a lot about the race, but no mention of spectators.

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    Yeah, it appears IMS is not selling tickets online:
    https://www.indianapolismotorspeedwa...eason-schedule

    But nosing around the Indy Autonomous Challenge's own website:

    This month's activity at Lucas and IMS is the culmination of a 2 year academic/R&D program
    https://www.indyautonomouschallenge.com/timeline

    They've picked up sponsorship along the way, CISCO just came on a couple weeks ago as presenting sponsor:
    https://www.indyautonomouschallenge....us-challenge-1

    and they have a Register For Events link:
    https://www.indyautonomouschallenge....ource=hs_email

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    • #3
      You definitely can attend, but don't expect a traditional race. Despite what many would like to believe, the technology is nowhere near that point yet. It's more of an exhibition to showcase what progress has been made by some bright young people.

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      • #4
        It seems to me that an autonomous race... really should have autonomous spectators.
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        • #5
          I was talking about this with my boss and it took him a bit to understand it wasn't remote control cars.

          I'm glad they are doing this and I think it will be interesting to see if they make it a series of events. Would be cool to watch the technology improve.
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          • #6
            Originally posted by Bruce Spencer View Post
            It seems to me that an autonomous race... really should have autonomous spectators.
            I pretty much do as I please despite what my other half thinks. Close enough?

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            • #7
              Originally posted by mikesorg View Post
              I was talking about this with my boss and it took him a bit to understand it wasn't remote control cars.

              I'm glad they are doing this and I think it will be interesting to see if they make it a series of events. Would be cool to watch the technology improve.
              Improving the technology will make it less entertaining, unless they install pop-up pedestrians in the track.
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              • #8
                Hopefully, this event will go better than this Roborace one...

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                • #9
                  Originally posted by Bruce Spencer View Post
                  It seems to me that an autonomous race... really should have autonomous spectators.
                  Isn’t that essentially just a timing and scoring system?
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                  • #10
                    Originally posted by PaddockMoose View Post

                    Isn’t that essentially just a timing and scoring system?
                    Those are autonomous officials. Autonomous spectators would be drones and grandstand full of digital cameras on pivoting tripods with tracker systems programed to follow the cars.
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                    • #11
                      More info....


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                      • #12
                        Originally posted by atrackforumfan View Post

                        Improving the technology will make it less entertaining, unless they install pop-up pedestrians in the track.
                        I guess but they will still be competing to win, they will still be pushing the tech and will have to take chances. Can't just make a car that will travel at 125 MPH and expect to win. I wonder how they will account for loss of grip as tires go off? Doubt they will have that variable this time as they will want to use a tire that will last the whole event, but if this actually becomes an annual thing or a series of races; they will need to put more variables in place. Have them run the road course next, have them use pit stops, refueling/new batteries. Longer races... How would these vehicles handle a flying start on a road course with a narrow first turn? How would one of these vehicles run after damage? Can it adapt if the front wing is broken? Will it immediately crash?
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                        • #13
                          Makes it interesting
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                          • #14
                            Is there anybody driving the ambulance?

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                            • #15
                              I want to go.
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