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Academy phases out Race Sync, forms collaboration with Pitwall.live

Regular customers to the Coach Dave Academy, or viewers of any broadcast at the SimGrid  will, no doubt, be familiar with the Race Sync product. 

Race Sync is a live timing application for Assetto Corsa Competizione that gives you a detailed overview of offline and online races you’re competing in. You can use Race Sync to track strategies, motivate your teammates, and beat the competition. 

When I first created Race Sync, my plan was to ‘fix’ the live timing interface in ACC. I felt that it was missing vital information, like live gaps and proper segmentation and ordering of leaders and backmarkers. I set out to design a new interface for the timing tower that could be used on a second screen when playing ACC.

As more and more users started to use the app we started to get requests for new features and bug fixes. As ACC has evolved the attention required to keep Race Sync up to date has become more difficult than I anticipated.

As a result, it has not received the same attention as our other products and this frustrated me.

I wanted to come up with a solution for Race Sync users, to give you a better experience with Live Timing. So I contacted Pitwall.live and have managed to come up with a solution that you will hopefully appreciate.

Race Sync – Looking to the Future With Pitwall.live.

Today, I am pleased to announce a partnership between Pitwall.live and Coach Dave Academy, as we move to a better solution for Race Sync users. I’ve long wanted to come up with a solution for Race Sync users, to give you a better experience with Live Timing. So I contacted Pitwall.live, who, together with Coach Dave Academy, has come up with a solution that you, the community, will be as excited about as I am.

Pitwall.live – Who are they and what do they do?

Pitwall.live is a live timing strategy tool for race engineers, teams, drivers, and fans. It brings professional, high-end race data visualisations directly to your web browser, meaning it can be accessed anywhere, anytime, and by anyone. With Pitwall.live you will be able to access detailed live timing of SimGrid events and more. You can check them out in the video below; 

Additional Perks to Race Sync customers

To make things even better, part of our agreement is to provide all existing Race Sync users with a minimum of 10 months of free access to Pitwall.live Pro.

In order to claim your Pitwall.live Pro account please follow these instructions:

  1. Sign up to Pitwall.live
  2. Register on their website with the same email address you used on Coach Dave Academy (very important)
  3. The team at Pitwall.live will cross-reference your registration and upgrade your account accordingly

Here are two videos to help with the process:

If you are stuck, we will have a dedicated Discord support channel on Coach Dave Academy where Pitwall.live staff will help you make the transition.

Race Sync Support

During this transition period, we will continue to support Race Sync, however, purchasing Race Sync is no longer possible.

Updates to Race Sync will continue until July 31st, 2021, so make sure to claim your account on Pitwall.live before that date. A reminder will be sent out closer to the time that Race Sync support will stop.

If you have any questions, please feel free to contact us via Discord and we will be happy to answer your questions.

Until the next one, catch you around the next lap.

Coach Dave

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