WEC and ELMS
In WEC and ELMS, Alkamel is the timing provider.
Prior to get access to the timing data, make sure that you have contacted Alkamel:
- There is a fee that is usually a per championship fee.
- You would need to get Alkamel to enabled V2 protocol for your team.
- They should provide you with credentials.
- They should provide you a router and a WIFI antenna.
- They should also provide you with a Network configuration.
You can find specific help file for V2 protocol here.
Depending on which protocol you choose, there's 3 default championship configuration for Alkamel:
- WEC Alkamel V2: you can use this protocol in WEC or ELMS.You will have to fill your credentials. You can add filters for WEC.
- WEC Alkamel V2 Cloud: you can use this protocol in WEC or ELMS. It will use the cloud connection. You will have to fill your credentials. You can add filters for WEC.
- ELMS Alkamel V2: you can use this protocol in WEC or ELMS. You will have to fill your credentials. You can add filters for ELMS.
You can also create your own. Our help file will help you to set up a new championship configuration.
If you can't connect, it may come from a network problem, from wrong credentials or because you reached the maximum number of connections.
To check that your network configuration is correct:
- Open a command prompt and type "ping timing-data.aks" (without quotes):
- If you get a response like :Reply from 192.168.74.12: bytes=32 time=3ms TTL=64, your network configuration is correct and you should contact Alkamel to see if they activated the feed for your team.
- Otherwise type "192.168.74.12" (without quotes):
- If you get a response like :Reply from 192.168.74.12: bytes=32 time=3ms TTL=64, you have a DNS issue. Please check your setup with your IT department.
- Otherwise, please check your network setup with your IT department.
Wrong credentials (V2 Protocol)
Please ask Alkamel to confirm that you are using the right credentials to connect to the feed.
Number of connections
Alkamel limit the number of connection to their feed to 1 by car.
On each track, there are more timing loops that you can use to create custom sectors.
For example at Spa, there are 7 loops, FL, SCL2, IP1, PL1, IP2, PL2 and SCL1. You can create a sector from FL to SCL2 for example by adding it to the additional options of the championship configuration before connecting:
You can choose the name you want but the value should always be: Loop1;Loop2
List of loops per track:
Sebring: FL, T3, IP1-T4, T5, IP2-T6, SCL1-T7, SCL2, VM2-T9
Spa: FL, SCL2, IP1, PL1, IP2, PL2, SCL1
Monza: FL, SCL2, PL1, IP1, PL2, IP2, PL3, SCL1
Fuji: FL, SCL2, IP1,PL1,IP2, PL2, SCL1
Bahrain: FL, SCL2, PL1, IP1, PL2, IP2, PL3, SCL1