The race to the clouds
Nicknamed “The Race to the Clouds”, Pikes Peak is a hill climb in the Rockies, a real sprint of nearly 20 km to the summit at 4,301 meters.
delaware will be “co-driver” for Vanina Ickx, who is returning to racing at the wheel of a more flamboyant Vertigo than ever before. In addition to sponsor, delaware is also the technological partner of Automobiles Gillet in this great sporting adventure.
delaware will, in fact, have some of its cutting edge knowledge on the Internet of Things (IoT) aboard the Vertigo. The racing car will, for instance, be equipped with sensors to provide valuable information on tire pressure, temperature, vibration level, etc. This raw data will then be converted into relevant information on the screens of the engineers in the Gillet team, through the cloud infrastructure.
“The nickname ‘The Race to the Clouds” couldn’t be more apt, as delaware will use all the potential of the ‘cloud’ and the IoT to boost the performance of the Vertigo. For us, this Pikes Peak is also a unique opportunity to reach both a sporting and technological peak,” says Vincent Lechien, partner at delaware.