RC Garage News
RCGarageTiming Update: Manage Heats Order8 days ago
This is an update for the timing and scoring system RCGarageTiming. From now on there is an easy way to change the order of heats in the event's schedule.
It was quite hard to swap heats in the schedule before this update but now it is as easy as it could be. A race director can grab a heat a move it to desired place in the schedule with a simple drag & drop gesture.
Racing Team Information Page1 month ago
Yes, the title says all about it self. Todays update releases an information page about a racing team where one can search for teammates and it also gets an easy way to find a particular driver to contact with.
This is the first update in the series of this topic. There will be a lot more about Racing Teams so stay tuned for new updates!
Extended Analytic Features for Active Racer profiles2 months ago
With today'a anniversary of Active Racer profile which has a unique feature called Persoanl Practice we have now decided to extend the number of special features for this particular profile type!
So along with this update there is a new charts that display metrics of "Best Lap" and "Average Lap" in time progress. Those charts have been added to the general statistics page of event which were handled by RCGarageTiming and also to a particular driver info page of a given event.
From now on on the general statistics page of the event it is possible to view the chart with Best and Average laps made by all drivers within each class. On the other hand it is possible to view progress of a particular driver based on his/her best and average laps done in each finished heat.
RCGarage Model Page Design Update2 months ago
There were many updates related to new features recently but today we make a small but useful design update of a page which was held intact since the first release of RCGarage portal.
So one of the most important pages of RCGarage which would be Model page is now sligtly updated to let user be aware of which exact model he or she is looking at the particular moment even when navigating through tabs like Setups, Achievements or Parts. Besides that the page was better optimized for mobile devices screens.
No computer required for RCGarageTiming!3 months ago
Do you host events or practice session using timing and scoring software? In most cases you will need a computer for that matter and in some cases you'll require a particular software installed on it. Would you like to make it easier?
RCGarageTiming provides you with an opportunity to get your lap times without computer/laptop. All you need as an event organizer is an Internet connection and AMB Decoder with Ethernet port. Racers tho will be able to check their timings using their mobile devices.
Basic Instructions of Configuration
Plug your AMB Decoder to the Internet through Ethernet cable and Activate it using Timing Management Panel. And that's it. You are set to go and get all timing and scoring features provided by RCGarageTiming. Neither computer nor any application installation required!
Please watch a 3-minute video guide on how to properly configure and activate your Decoder.
- If you don't have access to Timing Management Panel, please follow steps described here
- AMB Decoder has proper configuration but it says: "DNS Error" while connecting to the data server. It means your Internet connection is not available for Decoder (check your router configuration).
- If you have other problems getting everything setup please feel free to contact us via feedback page.
Open Practice History3 months ago
In one the recent updates we have added a feature that allows easly provide timed practice on track with RCGarageTiming connection. The idea of that feature was to eliminate unnecessary actions such as preparing a schedule, adding classes, siging up drivers and other redundant actions when racers just want to know their lap timings.
In this particular update we decided to improve a little bit the feature with Open Practice. From now on there is Open Practice History page added so drivers can look back in time and find their results on a given track.
Use tracks navigation in order to find your practice results.
New Page - "Model Setups"3 months ago
We are continue to extend the feature list of RCGarage and today we glad to announce of adding a new section of our resource which will facilitate the search of mdoel setup sheets.
Note: The current implementation of the search works only within the list of setups that have been uploaded or created by RCGarage users.
Design and User Interface Improvements of RCGarage3 months ago
Since the begining of the development of RCGarage we are trying to make user interface be as friendly as possible. Nevertheless we have merged so many tools and information in our project so user easly could get lost within.
Making one step at a time of improvements to RCGarage user experience we are glad to announce this new update with the revised design of the main navigation menu. So the current main elements of this menu are: Models, Events и Tools, as well News and Profile Menu.
The most important change in the menu is in fact a new added element Tools where you can find such useful embeded RCGarage tools as: Buggy Setup Wizard, Personal Practice, Pit Zone, Search, and also an admin panel of RCGarage Timing
Besides all of that we have updated the design of All Models page so the initial display order of models in the list is based on the number of "Likes" from bigger value to smaller. And the last but not least we have added new page All Garages which replaces the old one called "Random Garages" so from now on it is possible to list and view all user's garages that contain at least one model with proper image.
Buggy Setup Wizard Improvements4 months ago
We have received a lot of positive feedback since the first launch of Buggy Setup Wizard along with different proposals on how to improve user experience.
We have added few more model settings which were not there before along with its descriptions and model behaviours which they affect. There is a new help topic of how to use the Wizard with provided example.
As before we do not stop on this point and continue moving forward and improve Buggy Setup Wizard in order to make it more clear and easy to use for every racer that wants to improve his or her setup and make the best of it! We are in contact with some of pro level races over the World in order to get maximum accuracy of what each particular setting does and what behaviour it affects. In fact you can make your own contribution to it and contact us if you see a mistake in description or wrong behaviour. Please feel free to contact us using a form on this page or write us at facebook group.
Driver Rankings Integration with RCGarageTiming 5 months ago
Long awaiting feature update of RCGarageTiming! From now on the heat groups are prepared using country related ranking system called Top 25 Drivers of Country. That means when the initial groups are prepared for the event (those could be practice groups or qualifiers depends on event format) the drivers which have higher ranking will be put into more skilled group than the drivers with lower ranking.
You can find Driver rankings of Ukraine (in example) here
There more to it. There were a lot of updates done to RCGarageTiming based on users feedback for the past few weeks! Stay tuned for more updates!