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Last week we pushed to production a big update for Android and though we published the update on Facebook and Twitter, we wanted to go into more detail here on what’s included.

1. New leaderboard view in the track profiles

This something we’ve been excited about, not just for the apps but for Track Attack overall.  Now, for each track profile, you will see the running leaderboard for each race track!  Now, you can know what a fast lap time for each track is and for now, you can also click into the session details to see more about that session but not the video itself or access the data, to respect privacy of the driver.

In the future, we will build out this functionality more across the other apps and the website.  You will be able to purposefully designate a session as public or private and be able to request access to the data for a given session.  This is how we’re going to use the power of data and the community of users to help each of us be better drivers!

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Leaderboard for each race track!

 

2. New session recording screens

We’ve received feedback from users over time that they would like to see while driving on track.  By default we’ve had the running lap timer, flashing the new lap time as each lap is completed but some users have wanted the last lap time displayed until a new lap time is recorded, while others have wanted to see speed averages.  We’ll we take cared of it!

Default – running lap timer: We’ll continue to have running lap timer as the default data that is viewed for each session.

Static lap time: Now you have an option to see the last completed lap time, stay displayed until you complete an new lap.

Speed averages: Some of our longer rally stage users have asked us for a view of their session where the average speed is displayed and updated real time as they drive.  This new screen will show the average speed for the current lap, which is updated 1x per second and the value resets after each lap is completed and below that, the entire session average speed.

3 options for session record screen while you drive!

3 options for session record screen while you drive!

3. Manual video and data sync

Software is weird and as hard as we might try, sometimes the data and video layers are out of sync by a second or so.  On some tracks and some days it is perfectly fine and on other days/tracks, they are out of sync.  Well, now we let you manually fix these situations.  In each session, you’ll find a Video Sync button where you can move forward or backward the video position relative to the data layer.

Our recommendation is that you start with the first lap, find the best alignment and then the app will automatically adjust all remaining laps.

Manually sync any sessions where the video and data layers are out of sync.

Manually sync any sessions where the video and data layers are out of sync.

4. Bug fixes!

It’s on an ongoing battle.  We cleaned up a bunch of code and fixed all reported bugs and crashes over the past 3 months.

 

 

NEW FEATURE – Pin Tracks to Start on Windows Phone

April 21, 2015

We heard from our users that the faster they can initiate the recording of a session, the better. So we leveraged the Pin to Stat and Live Tile functionality of Windows Phone and created ‘Pin Tracks to Start’.

Literally, with this set up, you can start recording a session with one touch and in less than a few seconds. Check it out and let us know what you think!

Today, January 16th, 2015 we released the 1.1.10 build of Track Attack for Android.  The scope of what’s included is very similar to the Windows Phone 2.2 update, where the focus is to make it much easier to find your tracks, create sessions and get to your favorite sessions.  Here’s what’s included:

New Features

1. Enhanced Track Database Functionality

There is a new Track Database Page on the first level navigation.  Here you can start exploring all of the tracks on the official track database and update the locally stored track database.  Each track has it’s own profile page, where you can see the start/finish coordinates, a map preview of the track, the ability to designate it as a favorite track, drive it immediately or pin to the start screen.  More on this below.  We are super excited about this functionality and looking forward to rolling out more features on this over the next few months.

 

Track Attack comes pre-installed with the full official track database but by synchronizing with the server, you get access to all user-created tracks as well.

Track Attack comes pre-installed with the full official track database but by synchronizing with the server, you get access to all user-created tracks as well.

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See details for each track, mark it as a favorite or go drive it from this screen.

 

2. Enhanced Session History Functionality

You will also see that we’ve created the ability for you to designate sessions as ‘favorites’ which then can be brought up in a view specific to favorite sessions.

 

Notice the new heart at the bottom of the screen, here you can designate a session as favorite.

Notice the new heart at the bottom of the screen, here you can designate a session as favorite.

After the session has been designated as a favorite.

After the session has been designated as a favorite.

This is the history page but with the heart at the bottom selected, which shows just your favorite sessions.

This is the history page but with the heart at the bottom selected, which shows just your favorite sessions.

 

3. Get going fast with Track Attack Widgets

Create Tracks Widgets to your Home Screen: We know how stressful it can be on a track day or a race when you’re waiting for your session to come up and next thing you know, you need to be on pre-grid, strapped in and ready to go.  Even the few extra seconds it takes to have the GPS engine turn on, find the tracks around you and hit start can feel like an eternity.  With the the widget functionality in Android, you can create a track specific widget to get recording your session fast.

Note: We’ve made changes to memory management to enable this feature.  Moving forward, the core of Track Attack will install on the phone’s main memory and a separate folder will be installed in your SD card (if installed) to store session videos and data.  This will enable the widgets.  If you manually move all of Track Attack to be stored on the external SD card, Widgets will not be available.

Step 1: Go into the widgets menu in Android and find the Track Attack Track Tile

Step 1: Go into the widgets menu in Android and find the Track Attack Track Tile

Identify your favorite and regular tracks as favorites!

Step 2: Find your desired track and select it

The Tile will be created with the track name - simply select it and the app will go directly to the record session screen of that specific track

The Tile will be created with the track name – simply select it and the app will go directly to the record session screen of that specific track

 

Widgets for Favorite Sessions: Almost as stressful is when friends want to see some of your on track greatness and you need to get into the app, go to your sessions, find the fastest lap and then bring up that personal best lap time session.  Now you can also create session or the specific session to your home screen so you can instantly start watching!

Step 1: As in the picture above for creating a Track Tile, go into the Widgets options of Android and find the Track Attack Session tile.

Step 2: Place it somewhere in an available space and then the following steps and screens will come up:

Step 3: Select the Session you want to create a widget for - note, I have the favorites view enabled.

Step 3: Select the Session you want to create a widget for – note, I have the favorites view enabled.

Step 4: Select a specific lap (optional)

Step 4: Select a specific lap (optional)

Done!  The widget is created and when you select it, it will launch Track Attack and go directly to that session.

Done! The widget is created and when you select it, it will launch Track Attack and go directly to that session.

 

Folders on the Start Screen: Another really cool thing is the ability to use one of your available panes for all your tracks or favorite sessions.  .  For example below, I’ve a pane with all of my usual tracks, so with one click I can get going on the track.  I can imagine creating a folder with all of your personal best fastest laps or the races from each race weekend of the year.  Each phone platform has some really cool differentiators and this is one of the things that makes Android cool and similar to Windows Phone!

Use a pane to hold all of your regular race tracks!

Use a pane to hold all of your regular race tracks!

 4. Bug Fixes

We took care of all bugs that came through since the last update through our analytics.  As of now, there are no known bugs but that rarely stays the same for a while – stuff happens and crashes occur.  Let us know if you run into issues!

 

 

Yesterday, January 10, 2015 we released Track Attack 2.2 for Windows Phone.  It’s currently in the review process but should go through in the next 24-48 hours.  Here’s what’s included:

New Features

1. Enhanced Track Database Functionality

There is a new Track Database Page on the first level navigation.  Here you can start exploring all of the tracks on the official track database and update the locally stored track database.  Each track has it’s own profile page, where you can see the start/finish coordinates, a map preview of the track, the ability to designate it as a favorite track, drive it immediately or pin to the start screen.  More on this below.  We are super excited about this functionality and looking forward to rolling out more features on this over the next few months.

 

See the full Track Database and Update the database!

See the full Track Database and Update the database!

See the detailed Track Profile, add them to your favorites, pin them to Start or drive them right from this screen

See the detailed Track Profile, add them to your favorites, pin them to Start or drive them right from this screen

Add them as a favorite track!

Add them as a favorite track!

 

2. Enhanced Session History Functionality

You will also see that we’ve re-arranged the History page:

  • All Sessions: This is the familiar view you’ve had in the past where it shows all of your sessions, sorted by default with your most recent sessions first and now we’ve included the ability to change the sorting from descending to ascending.  Here you can also still synchronize your sessions with the sessions on your online profile.
  • Favorite Sessions: Now you can go into a individual sessions and designate them as favorite sessions and those will show up in this section.
  • By Track: Sometimes you just want to see your highlights and in this view, we show your top 5 lap times by track driven.

 

New History Page

New History Page

All Sessions - same as before

All Sessions – same as before

See just your favorite sessions

See just your favorite sessions

See your favorite laps!

See your favorite laps!

 

3. Get going fast with Pin to Start

Pin Tracks to Start: We know how stressful it can be on a track day or a race when you’re waiting for your session to come up and next thing you know, you need to be on pre-grid, strapped in and ready to go.  Even the few extra seconds it takes to have the GPS engine turn on, find the tracks around you and hit start can feel like an eternity.  With the ability to pin race tracks to the start menu, now you can simply select your track and get driving.

Pin tracks to start!

Pin tracks to start!

Pin all your regular tracks to Start!

Pin all your regular tracks to Start!

Pin Favorite Sessions and Laps To Start: Almost as stressful is when friends want to see some of your on track greatness and you need to get into the app, go to your sessions, find the fastest lap and then bring up that personal best lap time session.  Now you can pin that session or that specific lap to your Start screen so you can instantly start watching!

Pin a specific Session to Start

Pin a specific Session to Start

Pin a specific lap to Start

Pin a specific lap to Start

Folders on the Start Screen: Another really cool thing (if you have an 8.1 Update 1+ Windows Phone) is the ability to create folders on the Start screen.  For example below, I’ve created a folder with all of my usual tracks, so with one click I can get going on the track.  I can imagine creating a folder with all of your personal best fastest laps or the races from each race weekend of the year.  Each phone platform has some really cool differentiators and this is one of the things that makes Windows Phone an awesome platform!

Create folders for your regular tracks, personal best laps or sessions!

Create folders for your regular tracks, personal best laps or sessions!

 4. Critical Bug Fix

Users of Track Attack with an external GPS device might have experienced some weird errors like the screenshots below.  The root of the issue is that while these external GPS devices provide sampling at 5 and 10Hz, which is great!  It also comes with bad data at some times, primarily speed values of NaN and “infiniti”.  When and how often these values are provided in inconsistent but Track Attack was not effectively managing these bad values when recording or playing back sessions that had those values in the data file.  In 2.2 we’ve fixed this issue and made sure Track Attack is rock solid when using external GPS sensors.

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NAN Speed values causing bugs

 

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This is the result of a session which collected a NAN or infinity value in the GPS data – unfortunately, the session is completely lost.

 

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If a session successfully recorded with a bad GPS value, you would have gotten this error. With the fix, the session will play back correctly.

 

A few weeks ago our latest update to the iOS version of Track Attack was approved by the Apple App Store.  Here’s what is included on both versions of Track Attack (Original Paid and Lite with In-App Purchase):

1. 100% offline mode

Starting with this version of Track Attack, we are shipping Track Attack with the full track database included in the application.  This means you can download the app, lose data connection immediately and use Track Attack without any issues.  This works well for users who cross international borders or go to race tracks with no data connection.  A lot of times, they are lucky to get a hotspot to download the app but then have no other connection.

This also works for users who have data connection but want to make sure that an incoming call doesn’t disrupt their session so they take the SIM card out.

NOTE: Putting the phone in Airplane mode disables GPS completely.

2. Auto-start

This is one of our most requested features.  It is annoying to have to hit start right before heading on the track, so with Auto-Start, you simply set at which speed you want Track Attack to start lap detection/session timing and recording video and it will go from there.

Once you select the track you are driving, no more buttons to press.  Just hit the designated speed and it will start automatically.  Note, you still have to hit stop at the end of the session.

Set your auto-start threshold in Settings

Set your auto-start threshold in Settings

Auto-Start at pre-set speed threshold

Auto-Start at pre-set speed threshold

 

3. Average Speeds and Distance Traveled

You may have seen the fields for these values in lap-based sessions below and most of the time they had zero values but we got that fixed.  Now you will know the average speed and the distance you traveled in each session to help you dissect your performance and get faster!

Average Speed and Distances per Lap now displayed!

Average Speed and Distances per Lap now displayed!

4. Bug Fixes

There were a number of areas that we fixed based on feedback and crash logs.  You likely won’t see most of these but they will help the app run faster and smoother.

 

That’s it!  Make sure you have the update and tell your friends about Track Attack for iOS!

Today our latest update to the Android version of Track Attack was released and should be hitting your phones over the next 24-48 hours.  Here’s what is included:

1. 100% offline mode

Over the past couple of months, we received feedback from users that sometimes they were at a race track and the tracks in the database would not show up in the results and thus, they couldn’t record their session.  That is a frustrating experience, especially considering how precious those few opportunities to get on track really are to each of us. There are two root causes to the issue:

Weak or no data connection

Many race tracks are in remote locations or in different countries so when Track Attack queries the server, sometimes no track results can be returned.

Cold starting the GPS system

All GPS systems, even the $1k+ motorsports solutions take at least a few seconds to get warmed up after they are initialized and find your location.  With Track Attack, we want the app to immediately tell you which tracks are nearby and sometimes are our query process goes too fast and the GPS systems haven’t had time to get going and lock in on enough satellites.

So we are doing a few things to help solve the issue:

Track Database ships with the app

Starting with this version of Track Attack, we are shipping Track Attack with the full track database of official tracks included in the application.  This means you can download the app, lose data connection immediately and use Track Attack without any issues.  Further, the button found in settings will now function as an update to the track database locally stored and bring along the user-created tracks.  You will notice that the first time you launch the app after the update, it will take a few seconds to set up the track database.

Track Attack Track Database

The track database now ships with the app & the Cache Tracks button now updates the DB and downloads the user-created tracks.

Improved Track Selection screen

We’ve also made some serious improvements to the Track Selection screen.  Now you can:

  1. View the most recent tracks you’ve driven
  2. View the Official and User-Created Tracks near your location
  3. VERY COOL – Search Tracks!  Now you can search the whole track database right from your phone to see what is available.  This is something people have asked for and we’ll continue to make improvements to the track database view.

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With these new features and improvements, using Track Attack with no data connection and avoid GPS issues will be super easy!

NOTE: Putting the phone in Airplane mode disables GPS completely.

2. Support for External Memory Cards

Most Android smartphones have and support external memory cards but to date, Track Attack has only used the internal main memory.  With 1.1.7, Track Attack will now make use of an external SD card if it is detected.  In short, a portion Track Attack will always be in the main memory.  But now, it ill detect if there is an external SD card loaded and if there is a large portion of available memory, it will store session files there.  Now you can record HD videos all day and use up as much memory as your SD card can handle!

3. Improvements to Auto-Start

This is one of our most mentioned features but we had some inconsistent performance with auto-start starting prematurely.  We’ve made significant improvements and will continue working on it.  Auto-start is super important as we know, it is annoying to have to hit start right before heading on the track, so with Auto-Start, you simply set at which speed you want Track Attack to start lap detection/session timing and recording video and it will go from there.

Once you select the track you are driving, no more buttons to press.  Just hit the designated speed and it will start automatically.  Note, you still have to hit stop at the end of the session.

Set your auto-start threshold in Settings

Set your auto-start threshold in Settings

Reach the threshold speed to start recording and lap timing

Reach the threshold speed to start recording and lap timing

Check out all of these features and improvements being used in real time from our past weekend of racing:

4. Bug Fixes

There were a number of areas that we fixed based on feedback and crash logs.  You likely won’t see most of these but they will help the app run faster and smoother.

So go ahead and make sure you have the latest Track Attack build and tell you friends to get it on Google Play!

 

Track Attack Official Track Database – Updated 5.24.2014

December 21, 2013

This is the list of race tracks on the official track database for Track Attack app.  Remember, users can create tracks at any time and those tracks become available to other users under the ‘User-Submitted’ category. If you want a track added to the official database, email us at trackattacksupport@9104studios.com or message us on Facebook – https://www.facebook.com/trackattackapp

Track Country
Phillip Island Grand Prix Circuit Australia
Calder Park Raceway OVAL Australia
Calder Park ROAD COURSE Australia
Calder Park Combo ROAD + OVAL Australia
Calder Park SHORT ROAD Australia
Barbagallo Raceway LONG Australia
Barbagallo Raceway SHORT Australia
Baskerville Raceway Australia
Broadford Track Australia
Sydney Motorsports Park GRAND PRIX Australia
Sydney Motorsports Park SHORT Australia
Hidden Valley Raceway Australia
Lakeside Speedway Australia
Mallala Motorsports Park Australia
Queensland Raceway SPORTSMAN Australia
Queensland Raceway CLUBMAN Australia
Queensland Raceway NATIONAL Australia
Queensland Raceway SPRINT Australia
Sandown Raceway Australia
Symmons Plains Raceway Australia
Wakefield Park  Australia
Warwick Farm Australia
Winton Motor Raceway NATIONAL Australia
Winton Motor Raceway CLUB Australia
Brasilia (Autódromo Internacional Nelson Piquet) Brazil
Campo Grande (Autódromo Internacional Orlando Moura) Brazil
Caruaru (Autódromo Internacional Ayrton Senna)  Brazil
Autódromo Internacional de Cascavel Brazil
Fortaleza (Autódromo Internacional Virgílio Távora) Brazil
Goiânia MIXED (Autódromo Internacional Ayrton Senna) Brazil
Goiânia EXTERNAL (Autódromo Internacional Ayrton Senna) Brazil
Goiânia SHORT Internacional Ayrton Senna) Brazil
Autódromo José Carlos Pace (Interlagos) Brazil
Autódromo Internacional de Guaporé Brazil
Circuit Mont Tremblant Canada
Circuit Mont Tremblant – NORTH Canada
Circuit Mont Tremblant – SOUTH Canada
Riverside Speedway Circuit Canada
Sanair Motorsports SSS Canada
Toronto Motorsports Park Canada
Mission Raceway Park Canada
Autodrome St. Eustache ROAD COURSE Canada
Autodrome St. Eustache OVAL Canada
Circuit Gilles Villenueve Canada
Mosport Canada
Atlantic Motorsports Park Canada
Gimli Motorsports Park Canada
Shannonville Motorsports Park – LONG Canada
Shannonville Motorsports Park – FABI Canada
Shannonville Motorsports Park – NELSON Canada
Shannonville Motorsports Park – PRO Canada
Stratotech Park Canada
Calabogie Motorsports Park EAST Canada
Calabogie Motorsports Park WEST Canada
Brno Circuit Czech Republic
Nurburgring – Nordschleife Germany
Nurburgring GP-Strecke Germany
Heidbergring Germany
Hockenheim Germany
EuroSpeedway Lausitz Grand Prix Circuit Germany
EuroSpeedway Lausitz Motorcycle Circuit Germany
SuperSpeedway Lausitz Germany
Oschersleben Motorsport Arena Germany
Sachsenring Circuit A Grand Prix Circuit Germany
Sachsenring Circuit B OMEGA Circuit Germany
Sachsenring Circuit C Germany
Spreewaldring STC Motodrom Germany
Megara Race Track Greece
Autodromo Nazionale Monza Italy
Grand Prix de Monaco Italy
Autodromo Internazionale del Mugello Italy
Misano World Circuit Marco Simoncelli Italy
Fiorano Circuit Italy
Imola Autodromo Enzo e Dino Ferrari Italy
Adria International Raceway Italy
Autodromo di Pergusa Italy
Magione Autodromo dell’Umbria Italy
Autodromo Vallelunga Piero Taruffi Italy
Varano Autodromo Riccardo Paletti Italy
Asan Circuit Japan
Autopolis Full Japan
Autopolis Main Japan
Central Circuit Japan
Ebisu Circuit EAST Japan
Ebisu Circuit NORTH Japan
Ebisu Circuit WEST Japan
Fuji Speedway Japan
Hakkoaido Speed Park Japan
Honda Safety & Ridin Plaza Kyushu Japan
Motor-Land Suzuka Japan
Nakayama Circuit Japan
Nasu Motorsports Land Japan
Nihonkai Maze Circuit Japan
Okayama International Circuit Japan
Sendai Hi-Land Raceway Japan
Sportsland SUGO Japan
Suzuka East Circuit Japan
Suzuka Grand Prix Circuit Japan
Tokachi International Speedway Japan
Tsukuba Circuit Japan
Tsukuba Short Japan
Twin Ring Motegi East Japan
Twin Ring Motegi Road Course Japan
YZ Circuit East Japan
YZ Circuit Maine Japan
Abedare Park United Kingdom
Aintree Motor Racing Circuit United Kingdom
Bedford Autodrome Gran Turismo United Kingdom
Brands Hatch United Kingdom
Cadwell Park CLUB Circuit United Kingdom
Cadwell Park FULL Circuit United Kingdom
Cadwell Park Woodland Circuit United Kingdom
Castle Combe Circuit United Kingdom
Croft Circuit United Kingdom
Donington Park Grand Prix Circuit United Kingdom
Donington Park National Circuit United Kingdom
Elvington Circuit United Kingdom
Goodwood Circuit United Kingdom
Honiley RAF Circuit United Kingdom
Hullavington RAF Circuit United Kingdom
Keevil RAF Circuit United Kingdom
Knockhill Racing Circuit United Kingdom
Llandow Circuit United Kingdom
Lotus Cars Test Track Hethel United Kingdom
Lydden Hill Race Circuit United Kingdom
Mallory Park FULL Circuit United Kingdom
Mallory Park Motorcycle Short Circuit United Kingdom
Mallory Park OVAL Circuit United Kingdom
Mallory Park Superbike Circuit United Kingdom
Mira Dunlop Circuit United Kingdom
Oulton Park Fosters Circuit United Kingdom
Oulton Park International Circuit United Kingdom
Oulton Park Island Circuit United Kingdom
Pembrey Circuit United Kingdom
Rockingham International Super Sports Car Long Circuit United Kingdom
Rockingham National Circuit United Kingdom
Rockingham Oval Circuit United Kingdom
Rockingham Super Sports Car Circuit United Kingdom
Silverstone Circuit – Grand Prix United Kingdom
Snetterton 100 Circuit United Kingdom
Snetterton 200 Circuit United Kingdom
Snetterton 300 Circuit United Kingdom
Thruxton Circuit United Kingdom
Tonfanau Racing Circuit United Kingdom
Topgear Test Track United Kingdom
Adirondack International Speedway USA
AMP – Atlanta Motorsports Park USA
Arizona Motorsports Park USA
Arroyo Seco Raceway USA
Aspen Racing Sports Car Club USA
Atlanta Motor Speedway USA
Autobahn Country Club USA
Autobahn Country Club South USA
Barber Motorsports Park USA
BeaveRun Motorsports Complex USA
Belle Isle Raceway USA
Berlin Raceway USA
Black Hawk Farms Raceway USA
Blue Grass Motorsports Park USA
Brainerd International Raceway USA
Bridgehampton Race Circuit USA
Bristol Motor Speedway USA
Button Willow USA
California Auto Club Speedway USA
Carolina Motorsports Park USA
Chicagoland Speedway USA
Chuckwalla Valley Raceway CCW USA
Chuckwalla Valley Raceway CW USA
Circuit Grand Bayou USA
Cresson MotorSport Ranch USA
Cresson MotorSport Ranch (East) USA
Darlington Raceway USA
Daytona International Speedway Road Course USA
Dover International Speedway USA
Eagles Canyon Raceway USA
Evergreen Speedway USA
Firebird International Raceway USA
Firebird International Raceway – East USA
Firebird West USA
Gateway International Raceway USA
GingerMan Raceway USA
GrandSport Speedway USA
Grattan Raceway USA
Hallett Motor Racing Circuit USA
Harris Hill Rd USA
Heartland Park Topeka USA
High Plains Raceway USA
HomeStead Miami USA
Indianapolis Motor Speedway USA
Indianapolis Motor Speedway (OVAL) USA
Kansas Speedway USA
Kentucky Speedway USA
La Junta Raceway USA
Las Vegas Motor Speedway – Road Course USA
Las Vegas Motor Speedway (Tri Oval) USA
The Bull Ring at Las Vegas Motor Speedway USA
External Road Course at Las Vegas Motor Speedway USA
Lighting – New Jersey Motorsports Park USA
Lime Rock Park USA
Long Beach Grand Prix USA
Lowes Motor Speedway OVAL USA
Lowes Motor Speedway ROAD USA
Martinsville Speedway USA
Marysville Raceway Park USA
Mazda Raceway Laguna Seca USA
Memphis International Raceway (OVAL) USA
Memphis International Raceway (Road) USA
Michigan International Speedway USA
Mid America Motorplex USA
Mid America Motorplex (Short) USA
Mid Ohio Sports Car Course USA
Mid Ohio Sports Car Course Short USA
Miller Motorsports Park – East USA
Miller Motorsports Park – Outer USA
Miller Motorsports Park – West USA
Miller Motorsports Park Main Course USA
Monticello Motor Club FULL USA
Monticello Motor Club NORTH USA
Motorsport Park Hastings USA
MSR Houston CCW USA
MSR Houston CW USA
Myrtle Beach Speedway USA
Nashville Super Speedway USA
Nelson Ledges USA
New Hampshire Motorspeedway (OVAL) USA
New Hampshire Motorspeedway (Road Course) USA
North Florida Park USA
Old Bridge Township Raceway Park USA
Oregon Raceway Park USA
O’Reilly Indianapolis Raceway Park USA
O’Reilly Indianapolis Raceway Park (OVAL) USA
Pacific Raceways USA
Palm Beach International/Moroso USA
Phoenix International Raceway USA
Pikes Peak International Raceway USA
Pocono Raceway (Road) USA
Pocono Raceway (Triangle) USA
Portland International Raceway (Chicane) USA
Portland International Raceway (No Chicane) USA
Putnam Park Road Course USA
Reno Fernley Raceway USA
Richmond International Raceway USA
Road America USA
Road America – Short USA
Road Atlanta USA
Rockingham Speedway USA
Roebling Road Raceway USA
Sandia Motor Speedway USA
Sebring International Raceway USA
Second Creek Raceway USA
Sonoma Raceway USA
Spokane County Raceway USA
Spokane County Raceway (Short) USA
Spring Mountain Motorsports Ranch – 1.5 USA
Spring Mountain Motorsports Ranch – 2.2 USA
Spring Mountain Motorsports Ranch – 2.3 USA
Spring Mountain Motorsports Ranch – 2.4 USA
Spring Mountain Motorsports Ranch – 3.4 USA
Streets of Willow USA
Summit Point – Jefferson USA
Summit Point – Shenandoah USA
Summit Point Motorsports Park USA
Talladega Grand Prix USA
Talladega Grand Prix – CCW USA
Talladega Super Speedway USA
Texas Motor Speedway USA
Texas World Speedway (Oval) USA
Texas World Speedway (Road) USA
The Milwaukee Mile USA
The Ridge Motorsports Park USA
Thompson Speedway USA
Thunderbolt Raceway – New Jersey Motorsports Park USA
ThunderHill USA
Toyota Speedway at Irwindale USA
Virginia International Raceway (Full Course) USA
Virginia International Raceway (Grand East Course) USA
Virginia International Raceway (Grand West Course) USA
Virginia International Raceway (North) USA
Virginia International Raceway (Patriot) USA
Virginia International Raceway (South) USA
Waterford Hills USA
Watkins Glen International FULL USA
Watkins Glen International SHORT USA
Willow Springs Raceway USA
Sepang International Circuit Malaysia
Johor Circuit Malaysia
Dubai Autodrome (4 configurations) UAE
Yas Marina Circuit (3 configurations) UAE
Bahrain International Circuit Bahrain
Losail International Circuit Qatar

 

Track Attack v2.0.4 on iPhone

December 4, 2013

Off-season.  What off-season?We’ve been hard at work squashing bugs and making the iOS version of Track Attack on par with the Android version.  Here are the coolest things about the latest update:

Track Database Download: You ever been to a race track that had no data connection or better yet, you didn’t want a pesky text message or notification to pop up in the middle of your session?  With Track Database Download you can shut off the world and have Track Attack work 100%!  Go to Settings > Download Track Database and a small file which contains all 600+ race tracks in the database will be available to you with no data connection.

Track Attack GPS Lap Timer App Download Track Database v2_0_4

Session History Sync: A lot of things can happen with our smartphones and inevitably, at some point they get wiped or we get a new one.  With Session History Sync, go ahead and lose, give away or just buy a bunch of different phones.  Log in with your Track Attack credentials and you’ll have your entire session history at your finger tips.  If you have uploaded session videos, those session videos will automatically stream directly to your phone with a data connection.

Track Attack App Session History Sync

Bug fixes:

  1. Improved reliability with ‘Auto-Delete’ functionality – when enabled, this option will automatically delete locally stored video files from your phone when they are uploaded and successfully processed/edited for streaming online.
  2. Improved quality of Session Replay – makes sure the video shows up correctly regardless of changing the phones orientation while playing video back.

 

 It’s been an awesome but too short of a summer for us at Track Attack and the final Beta of Track Attack for Android is now available.  We want to thank the 500+ users in 57 countries that created almost 1,500 sessions over the past 3 months.  Your usage, trials, errors and feedback have been great and helped us get to the final Beta, before the official production releases.

What’s New?

  1. Facebook Log In – now you can easily create an account or re-log in using your Facebook credentials.  You still have to create a driver tag but you can use your normal Facebook credentials to log in or not worry about it at all if you have the official Facebook app installed on your Android device.
  2. Facebook Posts – You can create posts after each session directly from the phone!  A post is created which is seen by your friends and when they click on the link, they are able to see the session details (race track you were on, # of laps, fastest lap and video if the video is already uploaded). Track Attack Facebook Posts
  3. Share the Session URL – Each session you create generates a unique URL that can take people to just that session to view the times and the video (if uploaded).  Now, using the Android social button, you can share that unique URL via any of the social platforms you use!
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  4. Universal Log In – log in from any phone, anywhere in the world at any time and all your session history shows up on the phone!  This means you have close to unlimited storage on our site for sessions and video.  Lose your phone or get a new one?  No problem, just log in to Track Attack with your credentials and all your history automatically shows up and streams immediately (if video has been uploaded).  Wow!
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  5. Force Upload – this is for all you with sessions that are so awesome, you just can’t wait to get home to a Wi-Fi connection, you want to share the video NOW!  Simply go to the upload screen, press and hold the session you want to upload and select ‘Force Upload’.  The app will use your data connection to upload your video and get it processed to share immediately.  Upload speeds will vary based on your connection quality and data plan.  For all of you LTE, 4G and unlimited data plan users, this is for you!
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  6. Track Database Download – Going to a race track in another country or where there is no data connection?  Well now you can download the entire track database (a very small file) and Track Attack can work completely off-line.  This is also great for making sure you don’t get any pesky phone calls in the middle of a session to screw up your concentration.
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What happens after the Beta?

Track Attack 0.6 will be the last free beta and it will be available for download and work until November 22, 2013.  After November 22nd, the app will not work and you will be prompted to download and use the production release. 

What should you do?

Transitioning from the Beta to production is easy, just create a user account and upload all your video to the server.  That’s it!  Because of the Universal Log In feature above, you can delete the Beta version from your phone, download the commercial version, sign in and all your sessions are there in your History page. 

How much will Track Attack cost in the future?

At least one month prior, Track Attack the first commercial release will be available for download.  It will be free for a trial period and then you can use an in-app purchase to unlock two stages:

  1. Free Trial: Full functionality of Track Attack will be available to create 3 sessions of any of the session types.  Once three sessions are created, you will be prompted to purchase, through the app, one of the two versions below.
  2. Lap Timer Only for $4.99USD: This version will allow you to record sessions with data only (i.e. lap or session times) but no video recording.
  3. Lap Timer + Video for $14.99USD: This is the full version you know and love with ability to record video, up to full HD (if your phone supports it) and ability to upload nearly unlimited amounts of videos on the site to instantly share!  Do you have several race events a year and you want to share video of them all and not worry about storing that HD video on your phone, computer or paying premiums from a storage service?  This is for you!

United Kingdom Race Circuits Added to Official Track Database

March 16, 2013

It’s March and that means the northern hemisphere is starting to thaw, cars are getting put back together and drier days are approaching.

With that over the next couple weeks we’ll be adding the remaining official tracks for the larger norther hemisphere countries.  Just added is the UK race circuits!  A cool theme we saw as we researched the race tracks across the UK is that UK makes the most of their land mass with many race tracks being dual use air fields or retired Royal Air Force (RAF) circuits.

We have a small growing base of users out there and we can’t wait to see some of the sessions from the historic circuits out there.

Track

Country

Silverstone Circuit – Grand Prix United Kingdom
Brands Hatch United Kingdom
Lotus Cars Test Track Hethel United Kingdom
Cadwell Park FULL Circuit United Kingdom
Cadwell Park CLUB Circuit United Kingdom
Cadwell Park Woodland Circuit United Kingdom
Topgear Test Track United Kingdom
Abedare Park United Kingdom
Aintree Motor Racing Circuit United Kingdom
Bedford Autodrome Gran Turismo United Kingdom
Castle Combe Circuit United Kingdom
Croft Circuit United Kingdom
Donington Park Grand Prix Circuit United Kingdom
Donington Park National Circuit United Kingdom
Elvington Circuit United Kingdom
Goodwood Circuit United Kingdom
Honiley RAF Circuit United Kingdom
Hullavington RAF Circuit United Kingdom
Keevil RAF Circuit United Kingdom
Knockhill Racing Circuit United Kingdom
Llandow Circuit United Kingdom
Lydden Hill Race Circuit United Kingdom
Mallory Park FULL Circuit United Kingdom
Mallory Park OVAL Circuit United Kingdom
Mallory Park Motorcycle Short Circuit United Kingdom
Mallory Park Superbike Circuit United Kingdom
Mira Dunlop Circuit United Kingdom
Oulton Park International Circuit United Kingdom
Oulton Park Island Circuit United Kingdom
Oulton Park Fosters Circuit United Kingdom
Pembrey Circuit United Kingdom
Rockingham Oval Circuit United Kingdom
Rockingham International Super Sports Car Long Circuit United Kingdom
Rockingham Super Sports Car Circuit United Kingdom
Rockingham National Circuit United Kingdom
Snetterton 300 Circuit United Kingdom
Snetterton 200 Circuit United Kingdom
Snetterton 100 Circuit United Kingdom
Thruxton Circuit United Kingdom
Tonfanau Racing Circuit United Kingdom

 But don’t I need to download the coordinates for these somehow?

No, not at all!  As soon as you hit “Start Session”, Track Attack will figure out exactly where you are and what tracks are in the database near you.   Once you select a track and hit ‘Start’, it will automatically detect when you cross the start/finish line for the first time and start your lap timing.

Check it out!

Track Attack App GPS Lap Timer

Check out how Track Attack works on a race track. Automatically detects the nearby race tracks and starts lap timing.

 

 

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