Photos: Robot vehicles race for Grand Challenge

Photos: Robot vehicles race for Grand Challenge

Summary: A $2 million prize awaits the winner of DARPA's desert contest for unmanned vehicles.

TOPICS: Emerging Tech

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  • fire

    Track workers put out a brushfire in the hay bales after a racer named IRV crashed through the barrier.

  • tank trap

    A tank trap was set up to nab unsuspecting robot drivers during the qualifying rounds.

  • hitting the wall

    The robot-driven vehicle Cimar bounces off the wall and is disabled during the qualifying portion of the race.

Topic: Emerging Tech

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