Autonomous vehicle experts gather at Indianapolis Motor Speedway to envision self-driving racecar challenge

2021-04-05T16:50:15-04:00May 23, 2019|

ESN Director of Mobility Matt Peak and ESN President and CEO Paul Mitchell address leading autonomous vehicle technology researchers at the Indianapolis Motor Speedway to explore the potential for a global autonomous vehicle competition to be hosted in Indianapolis. INDIANAPOLIS (May 23, 2019) The Indianapolis Motor Speedway and Energy Systems Network (ESN), the advanced energy technology initiative of the Central Indiana Corporate Partnership (CICP), are hosting some of the world’s leading autonomous vehicle technology researchers at the Racing Capital of the World on Thursday, May 23 to explore the potential for a global autonomous vehicle competition to be hosted in Indianapolis. Nearly 15 years ago, the DARPA Grand Challenge gave birth to the modern-day autonomous vehicle (AV) industry by awarding a $1 million prize to the team that could first complete a 132-mile course in the southwestern U.S. [...]