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Oh, info.

Track is in Perth, Western Australia.

C7402 APB, SSDC v5.0, About to order PitPro with in/out sensors,

64bit PC currently running 4 displays: 1 Monitor for race management, 3 Displays for leaderboard - 1 Monitor in the middle of pitlane, 1 42" LCD tv for spectators and 1 20" LCD tv for drivers in the event of there being no track marshalls


Intend to purchase a full set of bluetooth boxes when they are available and expand the display setup to have a 10" - 13" LCD screen in front of each driver station for leaderboards as well as the 42" for spectators and/or team bosses (teaming people up in pairs and rotating between driving and feeding information)

Ummm... Cars

10 Mini Coopers
6 Porsche GT cars
22 out of 30 Australian V8 Supercars

Ferrari 250 GT
Ford Cortina
Ford GT

Merecedes Benz SLR McLaren Safety Car
Mercedes McLaren MP4
Lewis Hamilton Vodafone McLaren F1 car

I'm sure i'm forgetting something

Track

5.7m x 1.8m modular table
3x Lane change straights
1x In/Out RH Lane change corner, 1x Out/in RH Lane change corner
2x Pit In/Out Lane changers LH
1x Racing crossover bend thingy

urrr...what else do people want to know?
 

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Welcome. It would seem there's actually quite a healthy slotting scene in Perth. Some of the WASCRG boys have been known to appear here occasionally.

Nice setup. I like the information overload idea for the drivers, although the current range of monitors is probably more than sufficient.

Cheers
Embs
 

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Hi RoaDKill

Welcome to the Forum and that's one hell of a setup, can't believe the hi-tech setup with monitors PLUS, is it a home track or a full on commercial setup, very impressive.
I'd be carefull putting in too many monitors once your all racing wirelessly, the damage may not be restricted to the track.


I think you have given us all the information needed however I was wondering what your overall track length might be? and what material have you used for your pit lane border?

Hope you don't mind but I've added your video into the topic for all to enjoy.

 

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QUOTE (Billy_Cart @ 15 Jul 2011, 10:44) <{POST_SNAPBACK}>is it a home track

Yep, home track. Even got landlord permission to knock out a wall that used to be roughly where the start/finish line is hahaha

QUOTE (Billy_Cart @ 15 Jul 2011, 10:44) <{POST_SNAPBACK}>Hope you don't mind but I've added your video into the topic for all to enjoy.

Don't mind one bit, thanks


Edit: as for track length, it's about 22m per lane I think. Average lap time for V8 Supercars is 9 sec, Track record is 7.25 sec with the cortina and best variable throttle pace car lap is 10.5 sec with a mini cooper
 

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Welcome to the forum RoaDKiLL. Must be quite a few people here in West Oz that are unknown to many and have great tracks set up at home. Like the idea of all the monitors,yet to have one set up on my own track but I'm hoping to get SSDC sooner than later. Enjoy!
Cheers
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QUOTE (mattcrackers @ 15 Jul 2011, 12:19) <{POST_SNAPBACK}>Welcome to the forum RoaDKiLL. Must be quite a few people here in West Oz that are unknown to many and have great tracks set up at home. Like the idea of all the monitors,yet to have one set up on my own track but I'm hoping to get SSDC sooner than later. Enjoy!
Cheers
Matt

Cheers Matt, if you ever need advice on running multiple PC displays just give me a yell.

I'm toying with the idea of buying a whole bunch of wireless VGA to USB adaptors which will be handy for minimizing the ever-growing tapestry of cabling under the table. The other plan is setting up a CCTV system at various points around the track and with minature spy cameras on/in some cars. The software I used to slap that video together can also run as a "tv studio" so to speak, so there can be live TV coverage for spectators via a second computer in to one of the screens with a possibility of live streaming over the interwebs too


Yes folks, I like overkill when it comes to bells and whistles


P.S. Matt: Go Freo! haha
 

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QUOTE (Scootcar50 @ 15 Jul 2011, 14:03) <{POST_SNAPBACK}>With your love of the Australian V8 Supercars you should checkout "downunder digital" and "another downunder digital" tracks - 2 great lovers of the V8's in South Australia.

You can find them in the Track and Scenery section

Cheers Mate

Thanks, been checking them out for the last month haha

QUOTE (MrFlippant @ 15 Jul 2011, 14:06) <{POST_SNAPBACK}>great track, and fantastic video, RoadKill! If you ever start broadcasting races, I look forward to watching.


Much obliged, Flipster

I look forward to broadcasting
 

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Doing some pit upgrades



Existing structure



Upper level that will span the gap inbetween the garages. Will have a podium and dais for the anthem singing grid girl on the balcony. Also going to stick a bar inside. undecided on topless waitresses at this stage.
 

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Flipping heck Roadkill, Don't know what I like best the track, the cars, the music, the speaker, all fantastic, what a great advert for digital.

Cant wait to see what else your going to come up with.

Athrlyth
 

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Thats bloody brilliant! Love the scenery and the digital setup looks the ducks guts! I really need to get a lap timer for my track, reckon my cortina will be the record holder also!

oh yer definately go the topless waitress's
 

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Looking good!
Enjoyed your video,nice and clear with the right speed


What RMS are you using,I like the display with the little speedometers.

Topless waitress's?
....perfect distraction for the competition
 
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