F1's wireless-connected future

F1's wireless-connected future

It's often said that F1 is now so high-tech that drivers could become redundant, but while that is unlikely to ever happen, the sport is developing autonomous technology for the road, as Dieter Rencken explains

Seldom does serendipity influence this column, but the Italian Grand Prix weekend proved a wonderful exception.

Two interview invitations arrived within hours of each other, covering the same subject but from different perspectives, with different objectives but a common goal: use of Formula 1 as a platform to develop connectivity systems that ultimately have production-car relevance.

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