Nascar agrees race control systems deal with Catapult

Sports tech company to supply incident review and video replay system to all three national series.

Nascar has signed a multi-year race control systems deal with sports technology company Catapult.

Confirmed:

  • Sports tech company to supply incident review and video replay system to all three national series
  • RaceWatch ID system offers real-time integration of multi-camera video, race radio, positioning and telemetry data, all time synchronised and available in a single solution
  • Fast file transfer enables Nascar officials to review each incident with greater context and efficiency

Context:

RaceWatch is already used by the International Automobile Federation (FIA) to officiate and manage races in championships like Formula One, Formula E, the World Endurance Championship (WEC) and the World Rally Championship (WRC).

Comment:

Will Lopes, chief executive of Catapult, said: “We are honoured to add Nascar to our customer base of elite teams and leagues around the globe. Our comprehensive software solutions and our dedicated employees continue to earn the trust of customers who rely on us for mission-critical decisions. Nascar is one of the top motorsport organisations in the world. Collaborating with them strengthens our solutions and highlights the distinctiveness of the services we offer.”

Coming next:

Nascar’s Cup Series, Xfinity Series and Craftsman Truck Series will all benefit from this multi-year agreement. The new systems will be utilised across the three series immediately.

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