Catapult Empowers NASCAR with Cutting-Edge Race Control System
A Game-Changing Multi-Year Agreement: Latest NASCAR Race Control Systems
In a groundbreaking move, Australian motorsports technology giant Catapult has inked a multi-year deal with NASCAR, thereby solidifying its position as the premier supplier of race control systems to the pinnacle of North American motorsport.
Furthermore, the agreement, which comes into effect this season, sees Catapult provide its state-of-the-art incident review and video replay system, RaceWatch ID, to NASCAR’s top three racing series: the NASCAR Cup Series, XFinity Series, and Craftsman Truck Series.
As the largest motorsport entity in North America, NASCAR is poised to reap the benefits of this innovative partnership.
Revolutionizing Race Control with RaceWatch ID
Real-Time Precision and Efficiency
Catapult’s RaceWatch ID is poised to revolutionize race control in NASCAR. This cutting-edge system will empower NASCAR officials to make swift, precise decisions by seamlessly integrating multi-camera video feeds, race radio communication, positioning data, and telemetry information—all available in real time and synchronized within a single platform.
The implementation of Catapult’s solutions will enable real-time collaboration, whether on-site or remotely, with lightning-fast file transfer capabilities, enhancing NASCAR’s ability to review incidents with unprecedented context and efficiency.
Catapult CEO Will Lopes on the Milestone Partnership
Elevating Mission-Critical Decisions
Catapult CEO Will Lopes expressed his honor in adding NASCAR to their roster of elite clients worldwide. He stated,
“Our comprehensive software solutions and our dedicated employees continue to earn the trust of customers who rely on us for mission-critical decisions.”
Lopes emphasized that NASCAR’s collaboration with Catapult highlights the uniqueness of its services, underscoring the company’s commitment to excellence in the field.
NASCAR Joins the Elite Ranks with Catapult
Harnessing Data for Informed Decisions
NASCAR’s decision to partner with Catapult aligns it with other prestigious motorsport organizations like the FIA, which also utilizes RaceWatch to officiate and manage races in high-profile championships such as the FIA Formula One World Championship, FIA Formula E, FIA World Endurance Championship, and the FIA World Rally Championship.
This collaboration is set to propel NASCAR into a leadership role in leveraging data and insights to make informed decisions in race control.
NASCAR in Brief
The Powerhouse of American Motorsports
For those unfamiliar with the sport, NASCAR, also known as the National Association for Stock Car Auto Racing, serves as the sanctioning body for the primary form of motorsports in the United States.
Moreover, NASCAR not only owns and operates 16 major motorsports entertainment facilities across the nation but also comprises three national series: the NASCAR Cup Series™, NASCAR Xfinity Series™, and NASCAR Gander RV & Outdoors Truck Series™.
It also oversees four regional series, one grassroots series, and three international series. NASCAR’s reach extends beyond American borders, with a presence in Canada, Mexico, and Europe. The NASCAR Cup Series broadcasts are accessible in a staggering 195 countries and 29 languages.
Catapult—Unleashing Athlete and Team Potential
Merging Sports Science and Analytics
Catapult’s mission is to unlock the potential of every athlete and team on Earth. Catapult meticulously designs its products at the intersection of sports science and analytics to optimize performance, prevent injuries, and enhance return-to-play strategies.
With a global footprint spanning more than 3,800 elite teams across 40 sports in over 100 countries, Catapult is at the forefront of sports technology, ensuring that athletes and teams worldwide perform at their absolute best.