Here is one new application of autonomous driving techniques that is something to lust after--Electronic Drifting.

Presented at http://yhoo.it/1MiLJDb Stanford University presents some of the, dare we say it, more thrilling aspects of autonomous driving. This must be an EE ticket on the amusement park circuit. Can't wait.

https://youtu.be/WNIDcT0Zdj4

Speed Queens in the pre-war era drove a tough road to win the right to compete against men in the popular automotive racing circuit. It wasn’t until 1932 when men and women were officially allowed to compete against one another at the Inter-Club Race. Racing then became very interesting indeed with many women blowing the doors off their male racing counterparts leaving sweet pea flowers trailing in their contrails.
Here racing legend Margaret Allan is shown behind the wheel of a 6.5 liter Bentley at Brooklands in 1936. For all women in motorsports racing, may the force be with you.
Every two years, professional drivers suit up to drive pre-1979 vintage race cars around the original track circuit of the 24 Hours of Le Mans. The race is broken into classes pairing cars that previously competed at Le Mans against vehicles that likely ran against them during the actual event. This racing recreation is an opportunity for car owners with a passion for motorsports to viscerally experience similar Le Mans competitive conditions.
For 2016, the Le Mans Classic will be help July 8, 9 and 10. Be there or be square. The stunning photos accompanying this post were created by Laurent Nivalle in 2012.
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