Darpa Runs Robo-Racers Off Road

After inviting every robot maker with a dream to take part in the href="http://www.arpa.mil/grandchallenge/">Grand Challenge, Darpa, the
Defense Department’s research arm, has suddenly declared that only 20 drone
roadsters will be allowed to enter. This may not mean much to the
conglomerate-sponsored, university-backed outfits in the race. But bootstrapping
crews like Chabe’s six-man href="http://www.cabecomposites.com/team.html">Team LoGhIQ now may not make
the cut. –Noah Schachtman
Darpa Runs Robo-Racers Off Road  (Wired)