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#1 Dante

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Posted 08 June 2017 - 01:25 PM

The owner of my race track has come up with a four-lane drag track like the full size drag track at Concord, NC.

 

There’s one problem: it needs a full-featured timer.

 

Does anyone have any ideas?


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Posted 08 June 2017 - 01:36 PM

Awhile back, in a discussion with another raceway owner, I asked if a four-lane strip had ever been built.

IIRC, he replied, he or someone else inquired to Trackmate on the logistics.

They were told Trackmate was willing to make one, but it would be quite expensive, due to development costs.


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Posted 11 June 2017 - 12:54 PM

Yes, Trackmate said it could be done... for about 10K.


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Posted 11 June 2017 - 09:16 PM

Of course, no one is stopping you from setting up two trees and separate systems for each pair of lanes.  Log the data.  Makes the race day go quicker.  The trees have a random timer and will not go off together.


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