Autonomous Racecar Challenge To Be Held At CES 2022

Indy Autonomous Challenge 2021

The Consumer Technology Association (CTA) recently announced that Energy Systems Network, the organizer of the Indy Autonomous Challenge, will host a head-to-head, high-speed autonomous racecar passing competition at CES 2022.  The Autonomous Challenge @ CES will take place at the Las Vegas Motor Speedway on Friday, Jan. 7, 2022.  The event will be limited to CES attendees and transportation will be available from the LVCC to the Las Vegas Motor Speedway, organizers said.

The event builds on the Indy Autonomous Challenge, which set records on Oct. 23, 2021, with the first high-speed autonomous racecar competition at the Indianapolis Motor Speedway.  The Autonomous Challenge @ CES will feature several of the university teams that competed in Indianapolis, including the winner of the competition and the finalists, organizers said.

The university teams competing in Las Vegas include:

EuroRacing – University of Modena and Reggio Emilia (Italy), University of Pisa (Italy), ETH Zürich (Switzerland), Polish Academy of Sciences (Poland) (Oct. 23 finalist)

KAIST, Korea Advanced Institute of Science and Technology (South Korea)

MIT-PITT-RW, Massachusetts Institute of Technology, University of Pittsburgh, Rochester Institute of Technology, University of Waterloo (Canada)

PoliMOVE – Politecnico di Milano (Italy), University of Alabama (Oct. 23 finalist)

TUM Autonomous Motorsport – Technische Universität München (Germany) (Oct. 23 winner).


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