Press Release: June 22, 2020
The RaceSense Advanced Tyre Gauge combines a precision pressure gauge with a pyrometer in a rugged case. Clever software provides some unique functions to save time. Pressures and temperatures are automatically logged and can be synced easily to iOS and Android phones and computers.
Jim Irlam, RaceSense’s developer said “I was really surprised by the poor accuracy of common tyre gauges and how little functionality is provided by many accurate gauges. So I set out to design a precision fully featured gauge and in the process also made it tough.
During development we refined the prototypes with input from technicians, mechanics, drivers and race teams.”
The gauge has some special features which really help in the pits. There is an automatic multi-tyre mode which allows all tyres to be checked without pressing any buttons. Initial and adjusted pressures are recorded. Tyre temperatures can also be sampled using a standard Type K thermocouple probe. Syncing the data to smartphone adds location and weather conditions too. Apps are available free for iOS and Android and data can be emailed and exported to spreadsheets etc. There is no need to remember data or write on bits of paper. An offset mode shows difference in pressure from desired values so that real pressures are not revealed.
Pressure units can be psi, bar, kPa or kg/cm2.
Thermocouple interface supports any type K probe.
Automatic 2 and 4 tyre mode support pressure checks without pressing any buttons, starting tyre and direction can be set.
7 presets allow different settings for up to 7 cars and include car number.
NFC syncing using tap to your phone and view the data in the app.
Shows maximum and adjusted pressures for each tyre, 3 temperatures per tyre.
Auto-senses GPS location, weather and wind conditions. Add notes, edit location, export data to CSV file (NFC enabled phone required: Phone 7 and above, Android 5.5+).
Diecast powder-coated aluminium case, brass valve and tyre chuck, polycarbonate screen, stainless steel fixings and belt clip. Supplied with protective padded carry case. Sunlight readable OLED display. USB connection for recharging, upgrading and data download (battery life > 3 months in standby or 24 hours continuous use).
RaceSense is available for a special launch price of £250 or £280 with a temperature probe from https://www.fastmateracing.com/
"Awesome piece, using it every day in my BMW specialist garage. Best on the market!"
Paul Brown BSR Motorsport
“A new racing product we are super impressed with!
Fastmate Racing is an offshoot of Swimovate Ltd, a UK company who have been developing innovative, affordable electronic products since 2007. The Swimovate team have extensive experience in electronic and software design, development and manufacture worldwide.
For further details contact Lisa Irlam, Swimovate Ltd, 4 The Worple, Wraysbury, Staines, TW19 5NY, UK