SPEEDWAY, Indianapolis – The 103rd Running of the Indianapolis 500 is now less than two months away, and IndyCar is working harder than ever to give fans watching at home a more immersive experience that now includes being able to see a driver pee themselves via real time telemetry. Responding to feedback that fans wanted more information about their favorite drivers on track, IndyCar was happy to oblige. “At the end of every year, we send out a survey asking fans what more could we offer that helps them better understand how a particular driver is performing over a single lap of the Indy 500,” said Vivian Soltus, who leads IndyCar’s software development team. “What fans told us they wanted to know is what drivers had to decided to take a leak in their cars. Some were extremely vocal and added their own letters about it. There were some that suggested IndyCar start by just adding the telemetry to the cars driven by women, but we can assure fans it will be operational for all drivers come the big day. Imagine how exciting it will be for fans in Europe tuning into to see Alonso and know that he is sitting in a warm puddle of his own making.” Soltus admitted some of the letters she received were turned over to local police due to their graphic nature.

The live pee streaming telemetry will be powered by AWS, Amazon Wee Services.

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