Roborace: the Formula One for self-driving cars (Part 1)

Roborace is an all-electric autonomous-car racing series. Each racing team has programmers who are responsible for customizing the algorithms within the self-driving software that monitors these autonomous vehicles. Competitions within the series even allow self-driving cars versus human drivers. Organisers say the AI racers are about 5-10% away from getting to the human level of […]

A brief history of Formula One (Part 2)

The cars used considerable technological advances. The first seasons were organized using pre-war cars like Alfa’s 158, featuring front engined, narrow-treaded tyres and 4.5 litre normally aspirated engines or 1.5 litre supercharged. When Formula One regulations issued in 1954 engines were limited to 2.5 litres. Mercedes Benz made major upgrade until they withdrew from all […]