The Immersive Indianapolis 500

Driving simulators have come a long way from the days of the monolithic metal fuselages encountered in high school driver’s ed class. Modern simulators can provide a driving experience that is so realistic, many of the compeIndy 500 Checkered Flagtitors lining up for today’s Indianapolis 500 race use devices such as The Full Immersion Professional Racer’s Simulator to hone their skills in a realistic, yet low-risk environment. After all, if one is going to crash, better that it happens in the virtual world, especially if it helps prevent real-life accidents. Here’s wishing you safe driving this Memorial Day Weekend, whether it be racing around the oval or cruising down a side street.