Race management & Live timing by RaceFacer | Seville [24H Endurance]

About the event

This weekend is the second 24 H Endurance Race at Karting Sevilla. Тhe first event – 24h Hispalenses 2019 | Prototype Edition was last month on 16th and 17th of March . It brought together 17 teams from across Spain, challenging for the cup. Teams of 2-8 racers with their own go-karts was pushing their limits for the 24 h Endurance.

But this event was special for another reason as well. The teams and the fans had the opportunity to follow the action LIVE online. RaceFacer ensured great experience with Live timing for the whole event as well as Exit pit monitor and automatic calculations of points, penalties and pit time.

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RaceSafety – Automatic Remote Control for Karting

Ensuring safety on a rental go-kart track is a key part of managers’ work. Karting is an experience for everyone – kids, youngsters, adults and professional drivers. They need to be prepared and responsible on the track but marshals still have a lot of work to keep them safe.

⊗ Without safety system

Until now – without safety system – track managers are using signalization with marshals, but this requires hiring and training a lot of people. On the one side, it is hard to find and keep quality workers especially during a busy period, but also there is a room for a lot of mistakes. In any case your costs and efforts will be significant.

Manual remote control

Other option is manual safety systems for remote control of go-karts. With these technologies you have to worry if a lot of situations are happening at the same time, because your marshals will have tough time dealing with all of them. And you are still depending on human reactions.

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RaceFacer – the story behind

Nowadays RaceFacer is a global player in the karting industry with over 100 clients in more than 32 countries and more than 1,5 million users in our karting social network. And all this is achieved in just three years.

The beginning

Like every successful company, RaceFacer started as a real life problem that our founder Ivaylo Tzonev had in his work. During his time as owner and manager of karting tracks in Bulgaria he saw that the existing solutions on the market can’t fit the needs of his business. With the continued advancement of technology, he saw an increasing interest for new karting experiences in his customers. As a response, he came up with the idea to create the First Social Network for karting tracks and drivers– RaceFacer.com. After that, RaceFacer Timing & Track management software was developed – a fully functional, modern and cost effective solution for go-kart tracks of any size. The rest is a history full of enthusiasm, hard work and sleepless nights.

In the last years we are constantly adding new features, based on the valuable ideas and experience of track owners and managers from all over the world.

RaceFacer team

As Ivo always says RaceFacer would have been only an idea without his partners Georgi Chelev, Marina Marinova and Jelio Georgiev. Their skills, professionalism and passion made RaceFacer Social Network and Track Management and Timing software reality!

Geogri Chelev (CTO) is the lead developer and the mastermind behind our software. He has 10+ international experience in software development and he is also a huge karting fan.

Marina Marinova (Sales Director) is the person you will meet for sure. She is responsible for our growth and the great relationship with our clients. Don’t worry to call her – she always knows how to solve your problems!

Jelio Georgiev (Design Director) is our creative mind. He is responsible for the amazing interface and branding you can see in our software. With his extensive experience Jelio can find solution for every complicated design.

Dimitar Tsukev (Development team leader) is skillful and hard working developer who always strives for excellence. He is dedicated to the customers’ needs and work daily to improve our software.

Mario Georgiev (Markting Director) is the voice of our company. Working daily to establish our brand on the global market and to create strong community of track managers and drivers.

Our team consist of 10+ experts in sales, marketing, tech support and administration. We work everyday to provide the excellent service that RaceFacer stands for.

Today – Leading hardware and software company for karting tracks

2018 was a remarkable year with a lot of new clients, new features in our software and the launch of RaceSafety – Automatic Remote Control System for karting. It is a Hardware and Software Solution for track managers to ensure safety and optimize their workforce. RaceSafety consist of Kart Control Device (shutdown transponder) for Automatic Remote Control, Positioning sensor and Management software.

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This is a great step for us because now we can offer a solution for every need of a rental karting track or a multi-activity center. We are proud that our services are efficient and cost-effective!

Future plans

Our next step is to grow our community on new markets and expanding our clients’ base in the existing ones. We are currently working on improvements and updates on some new features.

With RaceSafety we started offering something new and innovative and our clients are really satisfied with the product. Fifteen tracks are now using the system and see the benefits of our Automatic Remote Kart Control. Naturally, our next step is to present the solution to more tracks and improve the product.

RaceFacer stands for innovation and our goal will always be to provide track managers with the best solution for both software and hardware.

Stay tuned!

5 key features | Driver’s profile in RaceFacer

Karting is not just a leisure experience for the weekend. It is a passion, adrenaline and a serious sport with challenges, hard work and skills. So if you are the type of person who wants to win against his friends on the track, to share his achievement on Facebook or to participate in a race, we have something for you. It’s call RaceFacer.com Social Network. And here it is a list of 5 things you can do with your profile, to become a better driver and show you skills to the world!

1) History of results

The first step is to check your results every time you visit your local karting track. After the session your time will be automatically uploaded in your profile and you will be able to compare it with previous drives or the best times on that track. Also you will see if the weather condition, time of the day or something else helps you to achieve a better time. All this you can find in your profile.

2) Ranking and points

You have two levels of ranking – your own and a global ranking for the track. With your personal ranking you will be able to unlock options for faster go-karts and other benefits! You can grow from beginner to expert and racer, and prove how good you are.

 

RaceFacer-Profile-Social-Network

3) Sector times

Here comes the more professional tools for you. Sector time is a great way to see exactly where you are making mistakes and losing time. If you were driving for quite some time but don’t have a significant progress you can compare your sector times with the best and see if you do something wrong. The perfect drive is a matter of milliseconds so look closer and find how to improve. 

4) Leagues / Championships

When you are confident enough to face the best, you will be able to see, join and follow different championships and leagues, organized by karting tracks near you. In your dashboard, you can see what kind of competitions are organized and register for them. Live results are available and it gives you a chance to create a strategy for your drive. It’s a real game changer. Here it is a real-life story that proves that:

5) Challenges

Challenge by lap time: Select a group of friends and send them a Challenge. The organizer of the challenge chooses the day and the type of go kart. All invited drivers will receive a notification and they can accept or decline the challenge. On the day of the challenge, drivers who accepted it come and drive any time they want during the day. 

Challenge by Race: Your clients can organize races between each other. The organizer chooses the day, go kart type and time.

The fun part of RaceFacer Social Network comes from the ability to challenge friends! The challenge can be the best time for the day or for the race. This way, your customers will bring you more customers.