Friday, May 24, 2024

Tag: Arrow Electronics

Sam Schmidt to receive nation’s first license to drive semi-autonomous car

Sam Schmidt’s first victory as an Indy Racing League driver was at Las Vegas Motor Speedway in 1999. Paralyzed from the neck down since 2000,...

Watch a Driver With Quadriplegia Hit 152 MPH at the Indianapolis 500

https://youtu.be/XCm1zCkSHEo The technology has "promising humanitarian applications off the track." Sam Schmidt wasn’t one of the official drivers at yesterday’s 100th Indianapolis 500, but his speed...

Long after his accident, Sam Schmidt takes the wheel again thanks to Project SAM

Sam Schmidt was paralyzed in a testing accident in 2000. Now he can drive again. In the late 90s, Sam Schmidt had a promising career...

Quadriplegic hopes to race cars again

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Quadriplegic Sam Schmidt Drives 106 MPH During 2014 Indy 500 Race Week with OptiTrack...

CORVALLIS, Ore.--(BUSINESS WIRE)--Former Indy Racing League driver and quadriplegic Sam Schmidt got behind the wheel several times during race week for the 2014 Indianapolis...

IndyCar’s Sam Schmidt set to unveil SCI Challenge in bid to cure paralysis

In 2000, Indy Racing League driver Sam Schmidt sustained a severe spinal cord injury in a testing crash at Walt Disney World Speedway and...

IndyCar owner Sam Schmidt chosen to unveil innovative hand, foot-free Corvette

HENDERSON, Nev. – A 1999 IndyCar sits inside Sam Schmidt’s Las Vegas-area home. One day, Schmidt, who is a quadriplegic, hopes to drive it...