ALMSync

This is a JavaScript lap tracker. It shows little numbered dots circulating a track based on sector timing data for the given race. It also has a timing readout like you'd get when following a race's live timing. The following is a list of the races available. Simply click the race name to view it. See below the list for more info.

TUSC

2016

6. 6 Hours of Watkins Glen 98.5 %

2015

4. Laguna Seca 98.6 %

2014

7. 6 Hours of Watkins Glen 98.6 %
11. Oak Tree Grand Prix 98.4 %

CTSCC

2014

6. Watkins Glen 97.8 %

ALMS

2013

3. 4 Hours of Laguna Seca 98.1 %
4. Northeast Grand Prix 98.1 %
9. Oak Tree Grand Prix 99.8 %

2012

1. 12 Hours of Sebring 95.9 %
2. Grand Prix of Long Beach 95.5 %
3. 6 Hours of Laguna Seca 98.8 %
4. Northeast Grand Prix 97.9 %
5. Grand Prix of Mosport 96.5 %
6. Mid-Ohio Sports Car Challenge 99.3 %
7. Road Race Showcase 93.7 %
8. Baltimore Grand Prix 90.1 %
9. American Le Mans VIR 240 99.1 %
10. Petit Le Mans 99.2 %

2011

1. 12 Hours of Sebring 73.7 %
2. Grand Prix of Long Beach 97.7 %
3. Northeast Grand Prix 97.7 %
4. Grand Prix of Mosport 94.0 %
5. Mid-Ohio Sports Car Challenge 99.2 %
6. Road Race Showcase 98.4 %
7. Baltimore Grand Prix 100.0 %
8. 6 Hours of Laguna Seca 94.9 %
9. Petit Le Mans 69.3 %

2010

1. 12 Hours of Sebring 98.8 %
2. Grand Prix of Long Beach 97.5 %
3. 6 Hours of Laguna Seca 98.5 %
4. Utah Grand Prix 99.7 %
5. Northeast Grand Prix 97.7 %
6. Mid Ohio Sports Car Challenge 84.5 %
7. Road Race Showcase 99.9 %
8. Grand Prix of Mosport 99.0 %
9. Petit Le Mans 99.4 %

GT3

2012

12. VIR GT3 race 1 99.8 %

Lites

2012

11. VIR Lites race 1 100.0 %

I never properly finished the tracker. The layout could use some work and it might be buggy, but it pretty much seems to work. It's nice to use alongside video of the race broadcast, but it's also sometimes useful to "see" something TV missed.

Crashes and things don't show up right since it's just based on the timing data, but you can catch things like the winning pass in GT at Mid-Ohio (45 vs. 4, starting at the finish line), which TV was in commercial for and never replayed. You can link to a certain time into a given race (like that) by adding #1h44m10s to the end of the race's URL, based on the Elapsed Time you're linking to.

Sometimes laps are corrupted in the timing file and this messes up the cars placement on track. (Usually they will be shown driving very slowly in the last sector for the corrupted lap.) The percentage by a race indicates its quality. This is the percentage of laps found in a given timing file wherein the lap's combined sector times equals the reported lap time.

There are a number of features for this that I would like to implement or improve (pit road, for example), but at this point I would have to basically start over to get things right and I don't really have the motivation for that.

The IMSA GT3 and Lites races are there just because I wanted to make sure they'd also work with this. I wouldn't mind adding more series (eg, Indycar) if you know where I can find the relevant timing data (times for every sector for every car, every lap of the race). I would also add the other GT3 or Lites races if there was any demand. Drop me a line and I'd work on it.

daronhume@gmail.com

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