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As if arriving in Hong Kong on the evening a typhoon was due to make landfall wasn’t bad enough, the RoboRace team, the engineers attempting to perfect an autonomous Formula E racing platform, were forced to combat technical failures and critical component malfunctions all day and night before they were due to engage in a live demonstration of their ambitious new racing technology. In the end, their combined intelligence and hard work paid off and they were able to test the car successfully and showcase its amazing abilities, but it just goes to show you that starting something from the ground up is a path littered by small failures and setbacks.