Photos: 'Stanley' revs up for robo race

Photos: 'Stanley' revs up for robo race

Summary: The Stanford Racing Team's modified Volkswagen Touareg races ahead without hitting any obstacles.

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    The Stanford Racing Team's "Stanley," a modified Volkswagen Touareg, drives itself on the 2.3-mile race track at the qualifying event for the DARPA Grand Challenge at the California Speedway.

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    Stanley qualified for the DARPA Grand Challenge, a desert race of unmanned vehicles with a $2 million prize, to be held Saturday near Primm Valley, Nev. The modified Volkswagen Touareg finished the seven-day qualifying event without hitting any obstacles.

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