Today DARPA released the list of 40 semifinalists (PDF format) who will go on to the next stage of the 2005 Grand Challenge. 195 teams originally entered the competition. 118 made it past the first stage and received site visits. Based on the site visits, DARPA selected the 40 semifinalists. Now the remaining 40 teams have until August 15th to submit technical papers on their entries and then they will move on to the national qualification event. Only 20 teams will be selected for the Grand Challege itself.