IndyCar

Championship Configuration

To connect to live data from the IndyCar pit lane you will have to create a new championship configuration with the following parameters. Currently, only the Multiloop protocol has been implemented.

  • Protocol: Multiloop Timing Protocol
  • Host: 172.30.16.25
  • Port: 50005

Track Map

The track map should be selected for each configuration (ALT or RACE). IndyCar track maps can  be found under the IndyCar folder:

Sector organisation

There is an option to auto-detect if an alternate track map is in use or not. To use the auto-detect, please set the AutoDetectFinishLine option to true. The user will have

This is used to re-organize sectors in:

  • main scoreboard
  • car scoreboard
  • driver scoreboard
  • best sector scoreboard
  • lap analysis scoreboard

To reorganize sectors for the Alternative Lap manually, you will have to set the Alternative S/F Timing Line in the additional options of the championship configuration with the AutoDetectFinishLine set to false:

For the race, set 0 as StartFinishTimeLine.

Alternate S/F Timing line settings per track

  • COTA: 17
  • Indianapolis RC: 8
  • Road America: 12
  • Mid-Ohio: 11

Pit Commit for Indy

This option was created to remove cars from the track map that are on the pit commit or pit out blend. The car will disappear from the track map and show on a different line at the bottom of the screen. The goal being to better handle traffic in practice.

Distance-based races

Like previously, races can be of three types:

  • Time
  • Distance
  • Time and Distance

The settings need to be set in the Session settings session in the backstage option:

Now the session clock can show the lap information instead of the time:

This is done by choosing the Lap# or Laps to Go as the Clock mode in the option of the Session Clock:

The strategy overview can also be shown using the lap number:

This is done by selecting the Distance Mode option under Strategy Overview:

Tire compound

The colors for tire compound can now be controlled within the software. This can be found under the Strategy Overview option in the backstage under Tyre Specification Colours:

By default the colors follows the Indycar convention:

The tire compound can be shown on the Main Scoreboard using the StintTyres column:

The same information can be found in the Car Scoreboard --> Stint:

In addition, the compound information can be displayed in the strategy overview:

To configure the line you see on the strategy overview, You need to go to Select Parameters:

By default, the tyres will be displayed as BLACK=USED and RED=NEW. You can display them by compound color by selecting the option:

Tip: By selecting only the Tyre Used, you can easily see all cars in the field:

Qualifying Scoreboard

In display under the Other Scoreboards there is an Indycar Qualifying scoreboard for Oval qualifying with lap time averages:


The qualifying evolution can be reviewed using the the lap overview in lap mode as well:

Weather info

The weather information from the feed will now be displayed using the Weather Conditions control: 

The unit scheme can be changed from Imperial to Metric in the backstage option under General:

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