Monday, March 7, 2011

Discovery Canada's 'Daily Planet' features Riccobono, Hong

Two days after making history as the first person to drive the Daytona International Speedway unassisted, Mark Riccobono talked with Jay Ingram of Discovery Canada’s “Daily Planet” television program. Dennis Hong of the College of Engineering at Virginia Tech also joined the talk, discussing the five years in the making high-tech efforts behind the Blind Driver Challenge vehicle. This talk -- featuring footage of the Jan. 29 debut -- was recorded Jan. 31 at the Daytona International Speedway’s winners circle.

Mark Riccobono talks with media at Daytona's celebrated winners circle. Image by Steven D. A. Mackay

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