Formula E has announced a partnership with Kinetik to launch a new global race series for autonomous electric cars called Roborace. Yes, the age of the machines is upon us.
Roborace will form part of the support package of the FIA Formula E Championship, with the first race intended to take place during the 2016-2017 season. It will take place before every Formula E Race and will featureten teams, each with two driverless cars, will compete in one-hour races over the full championship season.
All the teams will have the same cars however will compete using real-time computing algorithms and AI technologies.