Why driverless cars are right for motorsport

Why driverless cars are right for motorsport

Look beyond the kneejerk reaction to a racing series for driverless cars, and SCOTT MITCHELL believes you'll find something far more worthwhile than people are giving it credit for

Out of nowhere, Formula E's driverless support series announcement last Friday was a bombshell that wrestling legend and internet meme sensation Randy Orton would have been proud of.

So, is the advent of a racing category populated by autonomous racing cars a pointless gimmick that further erodes the purity of the sport? There's no doubting people will view the slimming down of 'man and machine' to just 'machine' that way, but it shouldn't be seen as something so black and white.

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