Indy cars drive Golden Gate Bridge with 360 video technology
Indianapolis – On Aug. 27, GoPro and INDYCAR joined forces to produce an interactive 360-degree video of the Verizon IndyCar Series’ ambitious endeavor to send cars across one of the world’s most iconic locations – the Golden Gate Bridge. Indy cars drive the Golden Gate Bridge in California sporting GoPro 360 video camera. View the Indycar Golden Gate Bridge video and photos below.
Viewers can manipulate the video (available in select browsers) by clicking on the screen and dragging their cursor to view different angles of the event. See the pointers in the embedded Indy cars Golden Gate Bridge 360 video below.
Four competition Indy cars that competed in the season finale GoPro Grand Prix of Sonoma on Aug. 30 participated. The cars were piloted by Josef Newgarden, Marco Andretti, Graham Rahal and Will Power. Andretti led the procession in the No. 25 Andretti Autosport Honda driven in six Verizon IndyCar Series events by the late Justin Wilson. Wilson passed away Aug. 24 due to injuries sustained in a crash. The event was dedicated in memory of Wilson.
James Hinchcliffe drove the INDYCAR Experience street-legal two-seater with the series’ championship trophy. The Astor Cup, became his passenger in the rear seat. Holmatro safety trucks followed behind the procession bearing flags with a logo created to honor Wilson.