P1TS and Advanced Racing Systems

Krohn Racing uses P1TS and TrackData at The Roar before the Rolex 24 P1TS race strategy software is bundled with Advanced Racing Systems TrackData and is available for immediate licensing to all 2015 International Motor Sports Association (IMSA) race teams in the following series: Tudor United SportsCar Championship Continental Tire SportsCar Challenge Cooper Tires Prototype…

Best Driver Lap Time Reports

We successfully tested a new automated report generator this past weekend at the IMSA Continental Tire 150 at the Glen.  Drivers can look at their lap time distributions and compare them relative to the session’s fastest driver. Below is a sample of the lap times from the GS class drivers in the Continental Tire SportsCar…

Why We Race and Why We Code

Andrew Aquilante and Jeff Feit studying live P1TS information during practice. What is it that draws us to racing or creating software? After returning from Mazda Raceway Laguna Seca this past weekend with Phoenix American Motorsports, I reflected on this. Race Cars On magazine pages, websites, and in the paddock they are sleek, caged animals at rest.…

Apache Tomcat HTTP Compression of P1TS JSON Web Services

Overview The P1TS software system receives raw IMSA trackside timing and scoring data and transforms it to information assisting race teams with real-time race strategy. Recent enhancements to the (beta) software increased network traffic resulting in network time outs. This post describes the system and how it was resolved by configuring the web server with…

Formula 1 and Cloud Computing

Being both a motorsports fan and developer of cloud computing software, I was intrigued by Microsoft’s TV cloud computing advertisements for the Lotus F1 Team. I searched for articles about F1 and cloud computing and found Formula 1 is artificially restricting the use of cloud compute.     “One of the biggest challenges during an F1 race…

New P1Software IMSA System Under Development

In conjunction with rejoining Phoenix American Motorsports, a new P1Software IMSA software system is under development. The raw IMSA track-side data feeds are both richer and more reliable than the previous Grand-Am system, enabling us to create a more detailed and useful information system. The P1Software IMSA system will be initially used by Phoenix American…

P1Software Rejoins Phoenix American Motorsports for IMSA 2014

P1Software is excited to rejoin Phoenix American Motorsports for the 2014 Continental Tire SportsCar Challenge series. This will be our fourth season of providing custom real-time race intelligence software and track-side computer support. This year Phoenix campaigns a pair of awesome Ford Boss 302 Mustangs in the very competitive GS class. Come see us at…