Monthly Archives: March 2013

Kart Lap Timer Specifications

Design work has stared on the lap timer.

Features included on the basic system will be;

Colour screen – with user selectable on track screen information & layouts.


Lap sensor (magnetic pick up)

Engine temperature input

Air temperature

Wireless connection from the senor’s connection box to the head unit (no wires to the steering wheel).

USB or wireless down load of data to a computer.

Target price for the basic system will be under £300.


The basic system will be fully expandable, so it can be upgraded to include;

More temp sensors.

Wheel speed sensors (front & rear)


G Force

Rear live camera (like a rear view mirror!)

Forward camera.

Slip angle sensor

Tyretemp sensors