To the untrained eye, road racing probably looks like a solo sport. But as any racer (and racing fan) knows, there’s a crew behind drivers, communicating with them for the duration of their race. Whether signaling green flags, hazards on the track or data updates, clear communications with your pit crew helps you perform better. In fact, on starts and re-starts a radio can help you gain multiple positions as shown here.
Communication while on track between the driver and the crew could mean the difference between winning and not. Equipping your driver with a good helmet kit is key to ensuring clear and continued communications between the driver and the team.
Mounting your antenna properly determines the range and clarity of your two-way radios. A bad coaxial cable or an improperly mounted antenna can restrict two-way radio range from miles to feet.
The shift to digital radio from analog has increased over the last five years within most industries. From varying price points and the distinction in sound quality, both technologies have significant differences beyond just their signal types.
This is the second installment in our racing communications series. Next up: complete racing radio communications kits. These kits offer everything you and your crew will need at the track.
Often one of the most easily over looked details in racing is teamwork. A driver being able to communicate back and forth with the crew is essential to on-track strategy. Today we will dive deeper into two different options a driver has for hearing communication from the team, helmet speakers and ear buds.
Communication while on track between the driver and the crew could mean the difference between winning and not. Learn more about our picks for headsets perfect for crew members, friends, and family members.
In this week’s product spotlight, we talk about Racecom’s Trac-com Intercom, a 2-way intercom system that is great solution for student/instructor communications:
In this week’s product review spotlight, we discuss the new Black Armor Gladiator helmet. This SA2015 carbon fiber helmet is a based off the bestselling Black Armor Circuit Pro and is a great solution for racers who want helmet communications and hydration.
In Geneva, Saab has revealed its PhoeniX concept car, a showcase of design and technology.