The EMC and Lotus F1 Team partnership has just broken a world record by launching a moving truck above a speeding Lotus F1 car. The high octane stunt saw the truck beat the Guinness World Record truck jump and set a new one at 83 feet and 7 inches as the Lotus F1 car swerved below the mid-flight truck.
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As the 2014 F1 races concluded at the Abu Dhabi Grand Prix last week, one thing was very evident; F1 is a nonstop competition to optimize the use of information and analytics in order to improve the performance of race car and driver. F1 is the most technologically advanced of sports; the cars are entirely custom designed and built with rules and specifications that change annually. Engineering, testing, and analytics are nonstop and information technology is a part of the competitive edge.
Jeremy Burton, EMC’s Global President for Products and Marketing, notes that performance, agility, and efficiency define F1 racing. “These same characteristics also define the IT infrastructure and technologies used to help teams become faster and smarter with each race.”
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