RaceTools v3.1 – improved settings management

With increased use of the docking features of the software, especially with the ability to have multiple track maps and graphs, the need for better management of configuration settings is needed. With the change in v3 of saving configuration files to the %appdata% folder when running the executable out of the %program files% folder, I … Read more

Rolex 24 at Daytona recap

Congratulations to all of the participants and especially the winners at this year’s 55th Anniversary Rolex 24. It was great to see so many of you. As it turns out, the last minute fix for the safety car wasn’t required as T&S changed their procedure from Friday’s CTSC race and we got the competitors before … Read more

RaceTools v3.0.4 – Daytona Release

The Rolex 24 at Daytona is upon us and RaceTools has been updated in preparation for the 2017 season opener of the IMSA WeatherTech SportsCar Championship. With the change in T&S suppliers and the associated change in the data feed, it is recommended that your run v3.0.4 or above of the RaceTools software. If you … Read more

RaceTools files moving to a new place in V3.0.3

With the new season, a lot of teams are reinstalling RaceTools and upgrading to Windows 10. This has caused some users to get file access errors when running RaceTools from the ‘Program Files’ or ‘Program Files (x86)’ folder as Window’s UAC restricts access the the program folder. The recommended place to store user data files … Read more

Happy New Year

With a new calendar year comes new promises and new hope. It also comes along with expired software and new updates. If you have not updated your copy of RaceTools since September, you will need to download a new version to use it in 2017. All pre-v2.113 RaceTools software expired on December 31, 2016. You … Read more

RaceTools 2017

The off-season is also the software development season. While the software is constantly developed, new features added and bugs squashed, most of the work in-season is due to necessity. The off-season is when the gloves come off and I get a chance to make major changes to the underlying code. The off-season is divided into … Read more

VFX is Back

For years, the company name was VFX, or more precisely, VFX Digital Solutions, Inc. In 2004, the business was acquired by another company and as part of the agreement, the company name had to be changed, and it became 0435432 BC LTD. Now that the agreement is no longer in place (I bought back the … Read more

RaceTools v2.88

This is an optional update with some bug fixes but mostly minor tweaks to the interface to make it a little easier to use.   Enhancements: Add Delete Log Files button to General Configurations tab to delete old log files from LogPath Add Delete Session Files button to General Configurations tab to delete old ABS … Read more