Monday May 25, 2020

Fancy your chances against a Formula One driver?

A project originally designed to provide a competitive element to getting data insights, the AWS Deepracer league is adapting to bring F1 fans, teams, and drivers together

Emmet Ryan

Technology Correspondent

10th May, 2020
Rob Smedley says his Deepracer venture ‘has all the ingredients of a normal Formula One race’

Rob Smedley doesn’t need to win, but he needs to know he’s doing the very best he can. Now 46 and having spent pretty much his whole adult life in the pits of Formula One teams, he is the director of data systems for the whole series.

“I’ve always been obsessed with technology. I always want to be at the front of that curve. As engineers, there are always join the line...

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