Watch the Challenges of Building a Self-Driving Race Car

Last weekend was supposed to be Roborace’s big moment. The driverless car championship, which has been under development for about year, was slated to make its first public demonstration in Hong Kong during the season opener of Formula E, an all-electric urban racing series. But developing a self-driving race car isn’t so straightforward. Or easy. It’s a never-ending cycle of testing and troubleshooting. It’s what makes the successes so glorious, and the setbacks so frustrating. Roborace is documenting all of it—the good and the bad—in a docu-series that aims to capture the process of creating the world’s first artificial intelligence, driverless electric racing series. The first episode was released Friday. Here’s the first episode: Denis Sverdlov, whose London-based investment fund Kinetik is backing Roborace, seems to be taking…


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