“Everything We Learned From The Inaugural A2Rl Autonomous Race “

The Abu Dhabi Autonomous Racing League (A2RL) has had a meteoric rise given the journey from conception to the track has taken about a year.

Yas Marina Circuit held the first A2RL race on April 27, 2024. It soon became clear that this league’s aims go beyond just racing – numerous figures at the helm describe it as a “challenge” rather than a race series..

With a field of rapid Dallara-built single-seater cars, this autonomous race, which offers a hefty prize pool, impressed on its inaugural weekend as an ex-Formula 1 driver shared the track with autonomous racing cars and an array of class-leading technology…

Seven Sony IMX728 cameras provide 360-degree coverage for the AI that drives the car. The AI has more sensors in the form of radars – four ZF ProWave devices – and three Seyond Falcon Kinetic FK1 Lidar devices.

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