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Robot pitcrews and hydrogen – is DTM's concept plausible?

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Robot pitcrews and hydrogen – is DTM's concept plausible?
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Nov 11, 2019, 11:02 AM

DTM organiser ITR has mooted a radical plan for a "truly new and inspiring" future motorsport series. How realistic are its suggestions of automated pitstops and 1000bhp hydrogen-fuelled touring cars?

November 2019. The original Blade Runner film's opening flash yields to a depiction of a sprawling Los Angeles metropolis, barely illuminated by dull spotlights and neon signage.

Within the dystopian LA streets, the city is partially populated by a group of synthetic humans known as replicants. In essence, they amount to highly advanced robots, able to assume the roles of humans without the infinite list of flaws that us mere meatbags are cursed with.

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Series DTM
Author Jake Boxall-Legge